Destination guide

Your ticket to LA's hippest neighborhood

Nestled in the San Fernando Valley, Studio City is one of LA's trendiest quarters. It was named after the legendary CBS Studio Centre built by "King of Comedy" Mack Sennett in 1927. Today it has a laid-back vibe which makes it a favorite with families, studio executives and A-list celebrities alike. In fact, Studio City is so idyllic that it served as a filming location for sitcoms like The Brady Bunch. Want to experience LA like a local? Studio City vacation rentals encompass a host of private properties just steps from the neighborhood's hippest cafes, boutiques and yoga studios.

Things to do

Go behind the scenes in La La Land

While it's hard to resist classic LA landmarks like the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Studio City boasts plenty of its own unique attractions. Just a few miles to the east is the iconic Universal Studios lot. With video commentary from Jimmy Fallon, the tour unlocks behind the scenes access to one of the world's most iconic movie studios. Planning a trip to La La Land? From heritage villas to luxury contemporary homes, Studio City vacation rentals cater to every taste.

Activities

Live it up in star-studded Studio City

Lined with lofty palm trees, Ventura Boulevard is Studio City's lively main thoroughfare. From sushi houses and ice cream parlors to vintage boutiques and yoga studios, it's the beating heart of Studio City's social scene. If celebrity encounters are on your wish list, you'll be pleased to know Studio City is a star-studded neighborhood. Simply keep an eye out for baseball caps, oversized sunglasses and trailing paparazzi. Want to live it up in the City of Angels? With Studio City vacation rentals you can stay in stunning VIP-worthy hideaways complete with lush gardens, private pools and boutique decor.

Weather

Laid-back winters in sunny Studio City

While summer is peak season in Los Angeles, locals will testify that spring and fall are gorgeous times to visit. Temperatures cool off, crowds thin out and Studio City feels incredibly laid-back. If you're looking for bargain deals, consider visiting LA in winter. Just be sure to pack a coat and umbrella as you'll likely encounter a little rain. Winter also sees LA brimming with celebrities for industry events like the Academy Awards and the Grammys.

Natural features

Green space in the City of Angels

While Los Angeles is known for its glitz and glamour, Studio City treats its residents to plenty of green space. It's set between rolling hills and lush mountains, with havens like Fryman Canyon Park just a 10-minute drive away. It's laced with scenic hiking and biking trails that wind through the urban forest. The Los Angeles River also runs right through Studio City and is lined with breezy trails that are popular with joggers, dog walkers and cyclists.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Studio City

Fly into Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Van Nuys, CA (VNY), which is 7.7 mi (12.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Universal City Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Studio City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,276 vacation rentals near Studio City. From 1,079 Houses to 747 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 Studio City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Studio City?

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 Studio City:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,905 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 902 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 713 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 400 vacation rentals
  • Glendale: 3,801 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 Studio City?

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

  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 4,097 vacation rentals
  • Universal CityWalk: 5,911 vacation rentals
  • CBS Studio Center: 5,895 vacation rentals
  • Studio City Golf and Tennis: 5,885 vacation rentals
  • Universal City Station: 5,910 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Studio City 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 Studio City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,079 Houses in Studio City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Studio City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 747 rentals available
  • Villas: 119 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 37 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Studio City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 813 vacation rentals with pool available in Studio City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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