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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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Seashore Drive
6 Bedroom | 4 Bath | Sleeps 12

Seashore Drive - Newport Beach, CA

$875 avg / night
Botany House
3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Botany House - Santa Rosa, CA

$394 avg / night
Newport Stunner
5 Bedroom | 4 Bath | Sleeps 11

Newport Stunner - Newport Beach, CA

$870 avg / night
Majestic Mountain
3 Bedroom | 3 Bath | Sleeps 10

Majestic Mountain - Dorrington, CA

$265 avg / night
Pelican Point Beach Getaway
3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 9 (8 Adults Max)

Pelican Point Beach Getaway - Watsonville, CA

$449 avg / night

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Recent California vacation rental reviews

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights and it was so much fun! Best part was the double masters and three access points to the backyard/pool. Loved having the ability to get to and from pool from our own rooms + from the dining room/kitchen. House had lots of extra blankets which was a nice plus! Rooms were clean — no complaints! This review was submitted while the home was managed by a different property management company.
Hannah-joy K. | Oct 2022
Very clean we had a wonderful stay. Although you were unable to let us stay till 11 because we have people coming up that we were going to show where the lake was and they got stuck in a roadwork and they were running late they were gonna be there at 10 but we had a meet At the store at 11 because you didn’t let us stay an extra hour otherwise it was very very clean we were happy with the accommodations overall thank you very much. We will book again
Deborah B. | Aug 2022
The view, the view, the view. Wow. Nothing like it. Secluded cliff top home relaxes you like no other.
Cory G. | Aug 2022
California Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, 1482 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:

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.

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