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Make California your next getaway

From the glistening blue waters of Lake Tahoe to the bustling boardwalk of Santa Cruz, California draws visitors for all kinds of vacations. A beach house in Santa Barbara? A ski chalet at Northstar? There's no better place to soak up natural beauty, lively culture, and of course some sunshine.

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Popular amenities for California vacation rentals

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Casa del Lago
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4 (2 Adults Max)

Casa del Lago - Shaver Lake, CA

$117 avg / night (excludes fees and taxes)
Del Mar Point
3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

Del Mar Point - Sea Ranch, CA

$369 avg / night (excludes fees and taxes)
Redwoods on the River Retreat
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Redwoods on the River Retreat - Crescent City, CA

$186 avg / night (excludes fees and taxes)
Mermaid Cove
3 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Sleeps 8

Mermaid Cove - McKinleyville, CA

$340 avg / night (excludes fees and taxes)
Yosemite West Condo B104
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Yosemite West Condo B104 - Yosemite West, CA

$207 avg / night (excludes fees and taxes)

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Recent California guest reviews

Loved everything, and thought the beds very good, had a great night's rest every night!
Michen D. | Jun 2024
Such an amazing property with everything you need for an enjoyable stay! The decor was SO cute, bedding was comfortable, and the outdoor space was awesome!! Multiple areas to lounge around, the pool was perfect to cool down, and the grill was centrally located to be apart of the fun while cooking! Great location and not far for a a quick run to Albertsons or Baja Springs Market. We would definitely would stay here again!
Stacy S. | Jun 2024
Very lovely and comfortable! We enjoyed the hot tub and the view. Nice walk to the beach.
Barbara P. | Jun 2024
California vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 1107 of our California homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 3156 of our California vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our California vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local California team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for California, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Our favorite vacation spots in Southern California

Known worldwide for its vignettes of palm trees, Hollywood glamor, and soft sunsets, Southern California perpetually draws visitors in search of West Coast bliss. There are too many iconic sights to name in golden Los Angeles, but many travelers opt to spend their vacation in sunny San Diego---it's all a matter of preference. SoCal is also home to a few of the state's best mountain getaways, including Big Bear (where you'll find both ski runs and lake fun) and Idyllwild, known for forest serenity. If you're aiming for more of a desert vibe, we offer gorgeous Southwest rentals throughout the Coachella Valley, from Palm Springs to La Quinta and everything in between.

Coast to ski slopes in Central and Northern California

Laced along the path of legendary Highway 1, you'll find dozens of stunning vacation spots. From Cayucos and Morro Bay toward the south, to the sweeping vistas of Sea Ranch in the north, Vacasa manages a variety of gorgeous vacation rentals all along the California Coast. Head inland, and you'll find Groveland and Mammoth Lakes, beautiful vacation spots that bookend Yosemite National Park. Mammoth offers plenty of attractions in its own right, with pristine lakes and renowned ski slopes. Due north lies iconic Lake Tahoe, home to some of the nation's best boating, skiing, and hiking.

No matter where you're headed in California, you'll get the most out of your trip if you have a cozy, personal place to stay. Browse our California vacation rentals for your next Golden State getaway.

Do you offer snowbird or long-term rentals in California? 

Yes, we offer various snowbird and long-term rental options across California's diverse regions for those seeking warm respite during winter. From scenic desert oases to charming coastal towns, our snowbird and long-term rental properties offer comfortable accommodations and convenient access to California's renowned attractions and amenities.

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