Destination guide

The friendly city of Poway awaits you

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Poway. This welcoming city is known for its horseback riding, camping and shopping. La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Poway

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Poway a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • SeaWorld (19.4 mi / 31.3 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Maderas Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bernardo Winery (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Mt. Woodson Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Poway

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Poway is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • La Jolla Cove (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Balboa Park (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (19 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Mission Beach (20 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Black Mountain Open Space Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mission Trails Regional Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)

How to get to and around Poway

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field), located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 14 mi (22.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Poway?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,730 holiday lettings near Poway. From 2,535 Houses to 33 Estates, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Poway for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Poway?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Poway:

  • Ocean Hills: 1,883 holiday homes
  • Pacific Beach: 1,070 holiday homes
  • Mira Mesa: 23 holiday homes
  • Midway District: 62 holiday homes
  • Ocean Beach: 434 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Poway?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Poway. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Maderas Golf Club: 1,849 holiday lettings
  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,593 holiday lettings
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve: 6,169 holiday lettings
  • Bird Rock: 1,136 holiday lettings
  • Harbor Island Park: 5,259 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Poway listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Poway?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,535 Houses in Poway. Our other popular types of Poway holiday rentals include:

  • Estates: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,807 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 303 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Poway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,883 holiday homes with pool available in Poway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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