Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Venice

Enjoy the live music and other features of Venice. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and surfing. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Venice

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Venice for its surfing, rollerskating and biking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Venice a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Monica Pier (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • NBC Studios (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Venice

Travelers enjoy Venice for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Venice

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Venice has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Venice is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Muscle Beach Venice (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Venice

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 4.9 mi (7.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Venice?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 693 house rentals around Venice. From 294 Houses to 261 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Venice is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Venice?

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

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,906 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 906 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,263 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 396 vacation rentals
  • Silver Lake: 436 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Venice?

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

  • Venice Beach: 5,924 home rentals
  • Muscle Beach Venice: 5,917 home rentals
  • Venice Fishing Pier: 5,909 home rentals
  • Penmar Golf Course: 5,946 home rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,702 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Venice listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Venice?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 294 Houses in Venice. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Venice include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 261 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 50 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 50 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Venice?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 107 vacation homes with pool available in Venice.

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