Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Los Angeles County

Enjoy the area's entertainment, museums and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Los Angeles County. Renowned for its shopping, beaches and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. For a bit of culture, visit Hollywood Bowl, Dolby Theater or TCL Chinese Theatre. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Los Angeles County

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Los Angeles County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Warner Brothers Studio (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain (22.1 mi / 35.5 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (25.5 mi / 41 km)
  • NBC Studios (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Los Angeles County

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Los Angeles County is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (26.1 mi / 42.1 km)
  • Griffith Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Verdugo Mountains (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • El Cariso Community Regional Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Cahuenga Peak (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Los Angeles County

The nearest airport is in Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), located 10.3 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Van Nuys, CA (VNY), which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Sun Valley Station, Downtown Burbank Station and Burbank Bob Hope Airport Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Los Angeles County by catching a ride on the metro at North Hollywood Station, Universal City Station or Vermont - Sunset Station.

Where to stay around Los Angeles County?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,279 holiday lettings near Los Angeles County. From 103 Villas to 2,597 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Los Angeles County area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Los Angeles County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Los Angeles County. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Clarita: 2,254 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 1,368 holiday homes
  • El Monte: 362 holiday homes
  • Hollywood: 385 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Hills West: 796 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Los Angeles County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Los Angeles County?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Los Angeles County with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Santa Clarita: 2,254 holiday lettings
  • Malibu: 1,368 holiday lettings
  • El Monte: 362 holiday lettings
  • Hermosa Beach: 777 holiday lettings
  • Los Angeles: 3,712 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Los Angeles County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Los Angeles County are:

  • Van Nuys Airport (VNY): 5,528 self catering accommodations
  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR): 2,798 self catering accommodations
  • City of Industry, CA (JID-Industry Hills Heliport): 1,447 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Los Angeles County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Los Angeles County. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Los Angeles Union Station: 2,998 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles Convention Center: 3,122 holiday rentals
  • Westfield Topanga: 2,392 holiday rentals
  • Hawaiian Gardens Casino: 3,068 holiday rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,474 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Los Angeles County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Los Angeles County

Santa Clarita
2,254 holiday rentals
1,368 holiday rentals
El Monte
362 holiday rentals
Hermosa Beach
777 holiday rentals
Los Angeles
3,712 holiday rentals
1,761 holiday rentals
San Dimas
144 holiday rentals
588 holiday rentals
South Pasadena
1,002 holiday rentals
Santa Monica
1,935 holiday rentals
1,374 holiday rentals
Redondo Beach
1,067 holiday rentals
Beverly Hills
1,420 holiday rentals
Marina del Rey
789 holiday rentals
23 holiday rentals
22 holiday rentals
42 holiday rentals
22 holiday rentals
Long Beach
2,474 holiday rentals
Canyon Country
70 holiday rentals