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 5,357 holiday lettings near Los Angeles County. From 2,428 Houses to 94 Villas, 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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Santa Clarita: 2,309 holiday homes
  • Eastern Malibu: 119 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Beach: 877 holiday homes
  • Malibu: 1,331 holiday homes
  • Altadena: 164 holiday homes 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: 2,309 holiday lettings
  • Hermosa Beach: 877 holiday lettings
  • Malibu: 1,331 holiday lettings
  • Altadena: 164 holiday lettings
  • Agoura Hills: 1,663 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): 2,953 self catering accommodations
  • Avalon, CA (AVX-Catalina): 232 self catering accommodations
  • San Pedro, CA (SPQ): 1,302 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Los Angeles County. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Los Angeles: 4,002 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles Union Station: 3,241 holiday rentals
  • Esther Snyder Community Center: 1,245 holiday rentals
  • Glendale Galleria: 2,946 holiday rentals
  • Los Angeles Convention Center: 3,341 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Los Angeles County listed on 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
2,309 holiday rentals
Hermosa Beach
877 holiday rentals
1,331 holiday rentals
164 holiday rentals
Agoura Hills
1,663 holiday rentals
El Monte
358 holiday rentals
Los Angeles
4,002 holiday rentals
1,815 holiday rentals
1,234 holiday rentals
Beverly Hills
1,402 holiday rentals
Marina del Rey
827 holiday rentals
2,644 holiday rentals
San Dimas
139 holiday rentals
Hacienda Heights
322 holiday rentals
Rowland Heights
323 holiday rentals
553 holiday rentals
South Pasadena
1,173 holiday rentals
1,016 holiday rentals
Santa Monica
2,037 holiday rentals
Monterey Park
1,548 holiday rentals