Destination guide

The lush setting of Felton is ready to explore

The forests, riverfront and mountains display a scene truly unique to Felton. This relaxing city is known for its camping, bird watching and hiking. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Felton

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Felton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Valley Gardens Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Roaring Camp Railroads (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Poetic Cellars Winery (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • David Bruce Winery (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Byington Vineyard and Winery (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Felton

Whether you're an adventurous 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 Felton. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Felton Covered Bridge Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Felton

The nearest airport is in Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), located 17.9 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 21.2 mi (34.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Felton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 636 vacation rentals near Felton. From 62 Cabins to 62 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Felton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Felton?

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 Felton:

  • Seabright: 177 vacation rentals
  • Willow Glen: 157 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 73 vacation rentals
  • North San Jose: 137 vacation rentals
  • Cambrian: 17 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 Felton?

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

  • Roaring Camp Railroads: 867 vacation rentals
  • Felton Covered Bridge Park: 857 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 876 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 507 vacation rentals
  • Rio Del Mar Beach: 277 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Felton 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 Cabins in Felton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 62 Cabins in Felton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Felton include:

  • Bungalows: 62 rentals available
  • Houses: 414 rentals available
  • Cottages: 62 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Felton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation rentals with pool available in Felton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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