Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Van Nuys

The lake and gardens create a pretty picture of Van Nuys. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, bird watching and shopping. Universal Studios Hollywood® and J. Paul Getty Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Van Nuys

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Van Nuys a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Van Nuys

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Van Nuys is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Griffith Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Anthony C. Beilenson Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Van Nuys Sherman Oaks War Memorial Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Franklin Canyon Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Van Nuys

Fly into Van Nuys, CA (VNY), the closest airport, located 2 mi (3.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), which is 6.5 mi (10.5 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Van Nuys Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Van Nuys?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 199 vacation rentals near Van Nuys. From 120 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Van Nuys for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Van Nuys?

Whether you're traveling 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 Van Nuys:

  • Hollywood Hills: 716 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 329 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 295 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 869 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 87 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Van Nuys?

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

  • Van Nuys Station: 2,455 vacation rentals
  • Iceland Ice Skating Rink: 2,496 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 2,783 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 1,604 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 694 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Van Nuys 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 Van Nuys?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 120 Houses in Van Nuys. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Van Nuys include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Van Nuys?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 95 vacation rentals with pool available in Van Nuys. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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