5 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 10 5 10 7 night min Home / 5 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 3 night min Apartment / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 12 4 12 7 night min Townhouse / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 Min stay variesHome / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 2 6 7 night min Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 Min stay variesHome / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 7 night min Apartment / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
1 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 3 1 3 No min stayApartment / 1 Bedroom / Sleeps 3
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 12 3 12 1 night min Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
3 BR / 4 BA / Sleeps 9 3 9 30 night min Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 30 night min Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay variesHome / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
About Los Angeles Area
During a trip to California, the Los Angeles Area is a hot spot for vacationers looking to see cultural landmarks, enjoy fun things to do, and take in beautiful sights. Stay in Los Angeles Area vacation rentals downtown or venture closer to the Pacific and make it a memorable trip to the City of Angels.
Located in Southern California, the Los Angeles Area sees mild to warm weather year-round. On average, there are only about 35 days with measureable precipitation throughout the year, and the abundant sunshine makes it a great destination to explore. There can be extreme variations in temperature depending on vacationers’ locations as the weather is often different along the coast from what it’s like in the hills.
When looking for Los Angeles Area vacation rentals, there are plenty of different neighborhoods to choose from for your home base. Depending on what you want to do and any specific places you want to see, each area within Los Angeles County will offer a different experience from the next.
- Beverly Hills: A city commonly known by its zip code ‘90210,’ it was popularized by television in the past and remains one of the more popular areas for tourists to enjoy a lavish getaway filled with spas and shopping.
- Downtown: In downtown Los Angeles, you’ll find the business district, the hub of the entertainment industry, cultural landmarks, and attractions like art shows, concert halls, museums, and more.
- Hollywood: This part of the Los Angeles Area is legendary for its role in the entertainment industry and boasts iconic landmarks for all visitors to enjoy.
- Santa Monica: To counter Hollywood’s glamorous movie vibe, Santa Monica is more of a resort town with the beach as its main attraction. Visitors come here to relax and bask in the nice weather.
- Venice Beach: Last but not least, Venice Beach is a quirky neighborhood that vacationers flock to for shopping and people watching. Right on the ocean, it offers a unique atmosphere and something different every day.
Fly into Los Angeles International Airport, then explore the area via car or take advantage of the city’s extensive public transportation system. There are over 200 metro bus lines and six metro rail lines, which allow visitors and locals alike to get to and from just about anywhere in the Los Angeles area. Although it might require several transfers to reach some destinations, many of these public transit options allow travelers to avoid the frequent gridlock traffic that the area is known for having. It’s best to choose from Los Angeles Area vacation rentals near what’s important to you so you can avoid spending part of your vacation in traffic.
Things to Do
From landmarks seen in TV and movies, to unique museums showcasing culture from around the world, the Los Angeles Area has many activities and experiences for visitors to enjoy. For those looking to get the true ‘tourist’ experience, Hollywood should be the first stop. Because so many movies and films are produced here, visit Universal Studios Hollywood for its working movie studio, cinemas along CityWalk, legendary Studio Tours and thrilling theme park rides. Snap a photo of the iconic “Hollywood” sign, and compare your hand and feet prints to famous stars, such as Marilyn Monroe and Tom Hanks, in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre at the Walk of Fame.
The Los Angeles Area also contains many educational opportunities and provides visitors with a great taste of culture or science on vacation. For example, the Griffith Observatory is a free astronomy museum and includes a telescope for seeing the stars at night. The Getty Museum boasts an impressive collection from artists like Van Gogh and Monet, as well as stunning gardens on the grounds, while the Natural History Museum is a treat for families looking to see dinosaur fossils and skeletons from mastodons to whales.
Aside from visiting the popular landmarks and walking the halls of world-renowned museums, the Los Angeles Area has lots of activities for vacationers of all interests to enjoy. Window shop where the stars go on Rodeo Drive or luxuriate at The Peninsula Spa in Beverly Hills. Cheer for the home team at Dodger Stadium or hike along Runyon Canyon Park. Other activities include strolling along the Santa Monica Pier and riding bikes along the boardwalk in Venice Beach.
Los Angeles and its surrounding areas cater to people with different interests, and there are a variety of events to please everyone. Disneyland and Universal frequently have week-long celebrations for families to participate in, while college football fans will enjoy the Tournament of Roses prior to the Rose Bowl Game in January. Go to Chinatown in February to watch the beautiful parade with hand-painted dragons and floats to celebrate their New Year, or sit in the bleachers to watch stars walk the red carpet for the Academy Awards also in February. In May, participate in a citywide celebration of Cinco de Mayo, or catch a local event over the summer since there’s always something going on in the Los Angeles Area.
Consider Los Angeles Area vacation rentals when booking a trip to this part of California. With so much to see and do in the surrounding areas, you’ll love having a comfortable place to come home to each evening. You’ll surely create memories that will last a lifetime when visiting this unique part of the country.