If you're looking for a great Southern California escape, far away from busy traffic and crowded beaches, our Idyllwild, California vacation rentals would be perfect for your next big trip. Voted L.A.'s Best Mountain Getaway, as well as one of the 100 Best Small Art Towns in America, Idyllwild is the perfect place to experience art, music, theatre, and the outdoors. Whether you're looking for cozy Idyllwild cabin rentals for peace and quiet in the woods or more spacious vacation rentals for a larger family reunion or event, this small town is true to its name: idyllic.
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Yes, 180 of our Idyllwild 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).Browse dog-friendly homes >
Yes. 325 of our Idyllwild vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Idyllwild 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 >
Nestled in the San Jacinto Mountains, just east of Los Angeles, our Idyllwild cabin rentals offer serenity and tranquility in abundance. The scenic Coachella Valley, home to the city of Palm Springs, is to the east of this mountain range (an easy 50-mile drive away for day trips).
Perhaps the biggest draw for Idyllwild visitors is Mount San Jacinto State Park. Hike along more than 50 trails of varying levels, from easy family hikes to challenging treks. The more adventurous outdoor enthusiasts in the group can rock climb on Tahquitz Rock or Suicide Rock, both very well-known among climbing circles. One portion of the famous Pacific Crest Trail runs along the San Jacinto mountain range. Hike to the peak of the range for views of the Coachella Valley, and on very clear days, the Salton Sea. Love to bring your dog along for the hike? You're in luck---we offer a great selection of dog-friendly rentals.
Since 2010, Idyllwild has been the home of the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema, showing over 50 international selections every January. This fast-growing festival continues to gain popularity, with more films shown every year.
The home of the Stratford Players, Idyllwild also draws theatre enthusiasts. The Players perform everything from traditional Shakespeare to recent Tony award-winning productions. Their most famous production, Will in the Woods, is held every fall, and features selections from various Shakespeare plays and sonnets in their beautiful outdoor location.
With the famous desert city of Palm Springs just east of the mountains, you're only a short drive from relaxing poolside beneath waving palms. If you're unfamiliar with Los Angeles, it's certainly worth seeing: colorful beach boardwalks, star sightings, and hip restaurants galore. Take the kids to Disneyland in Anaheim about 100 miles away for a vacation they'll never forget. Don't forget your camera.
Visit gorgeous Southern California in style. Our Idyllwild vacation rentals are comfortable, cozy, and perfect for your next retreat. Book today.