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Make California your next getaway—choose from 1,815 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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Yūgen Cottage 3D Tour
0 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Yūgen Cottage - Idyllwild, CA

From $103
Blue Antler 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | Sleeps 8

Blue Antler - Truckee, CA

From $167
Golf Course Condo (Oaks #4) 3D Tour
2 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Golf Course Condo (Oaks #4) - Groveland, CA

From $137
Orchard Near the River Escape 3D Tour
1 Bed | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Orchard Near the River Escape - Forestville, CA

From $187
Lovely La Quinta 3D Tour
3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6

Lovely La Quinta - La Quinta, CA

From $210

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Recent California vacation rental reviews

+ Comfortable and cozy condo with a delightful view from the balcony + Nice setup with 2.5 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms (with additional futon in the living room) + Includes free parking and 2 Recreation Passes (pools, gym) + Great customer support and information provided by Vacasa - Overall setup dated and worn but comfortable - Kitchen cookware not suitable for cooking (unclean, burned and severly scratched pots/pans) - Frequent noise from planes and trains - Far from the parking area with a 22+ step staggered walkway made for an exhausting load in/out of the condo
Margaret G. | Jul 2021
Loved the setting. The view first thing in the morning, the animal sightings, and the stars at night were terrific. So many places to sit and enjoy the outdoors. My daughter LOVED the playground area. Kitchen was well-equipped, bbq was great, tv room had tons of great DVD’s, washer and dryer were so convenient. The road was a nail biter at times, but directions were good. A brand new air mattress was provided since the downstairs couch bed was malfunctioning, and it was actually a win because our kids could sleep in the living room upstairs.
Jennifer D. | Jul 2021
We enjoyed our stay at Ford Family Escape. Great location, nice furnishings and beds for two families of 4 folks. One thing to improve on would be air conditioner (AC). The home remained fairly warm despite AC being ON and we ended up using fans provided.
Aditya R. | Jul 2021

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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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