Where to stay near Northern California?

Our 2018 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 20,004 house rentals near Northern California. From 10,214 Houses to 4,816 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Northern California area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Northern California?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northern California. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Las Vegas: 2,425 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco: 1,732 vacation rentals
  • California: 48,697 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco Bay Area: 6,320 vacation rentals
  • Oregon Coast: 3,837 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Northern California! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Northern California?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Northern California:

  • Las Vegas: 2,425 rentals
  • San Francisco: 1,732 rentals
  • Monterey: 720 rentals
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea: 701 rentals
  • San Jose: 769 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Northern California?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Northern California are:

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 1,832 home rentals
  • Vacaville, CA (VCB-Nut Tree): 255 home rentals
  • Sacramento International Airport (SMF): 168 home rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Northern California?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Northern California. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Napa Valley Wine Train: 784 vacation homes
  • Carmel Beach: 556 vacation homes
  • Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area: 2,313 vacation homes
  • 1821 Gallery and Studios: 24 vacation homes
  • Bass Lake Golf Course: 159 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Northern California listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Lively Northern California will entice you

The area's wineries and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Northern California. This city's sporting events, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. Lafayette Gallery, Computer History Museum and Greek Theater are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Sightseeing in and around Northern California

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Northern California for its hiking and biking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Northern California a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mallard Lake Golf Course (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Oroville Gymnastics Academy (23.1 mi / 37.2 km)
  • Feather River Fish Hatchery (24.6 mi / 39.7 km)
  • Hickman Family Vineyards (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
  • Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)
  • Spencer Shirey Winery (29.9 mi / 48.1 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Northern California

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Northern California. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North View Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Ellis Lake (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Venice Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Bedrock Park (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Kelly Ridge Recreation Area (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)