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Make California your next getaway—choose from 4,140 great vacation rentals

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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California vacation rentals for every getaway

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Dog-friendly Hot tub Internet
Badgers Loft Condo #203
0 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Badgers Loft Condo #203 - Yosemite West, CA

$321 avg / night
Yosemite West Condo A112
0 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Yosemite West Condo A112 - Yosemite West, CA

$227 avg / night
Sunshine Bliss
3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

Sunshine Bliss - Sunset Beach, CA

$476 avg / night
Tea Tree Haven
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Tea Tree Haven - Inverness, CA

$326 avg / night
Beach Hill Bungalow
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4 (3 Adults Max)

Beach Hill Bungalow - Santa Cruz, CA

$230 avg / night

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Recent California vacation rental reviews

The cabin was clean, jacuzzi clean, it felt homely. I’d definitely come back! Good location, I used the patio for yoga and meditation, very good spot to get sunlight, relaxation and to have a BBQ (grill provided). I’d recommend for those who want a homely experience for you and your family also! Less than 5 minutes away from ski resort and convenient stores.
Sylvia T. | Dec 2022
Very positive. This review was submitted while the home was managed by a different property management company.
Linda G. | Jul 2022
Very clean, nice simple decor. Everything is as you expect from the photos. Kitchen is well stocked. Comfortable stay, and I would return.
Tin D. | Jun 2022
California Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 1449 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. 4113 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:
  • Hot tub
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • 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.

    Learn more about Vacasa Premium Clean >

    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.

    Book confidently. Stay comfortably.

    Book confidently. Stay comfortably.
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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.

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