Destination guide

Travel to artsy Carson

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Carson. Travelers to this walkable city praise the sporting events, university setting and shopping. RMS Queen Mary and Citadel Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Carson

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carson a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Knott's Berry Farm (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Medieval Times (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carson

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Carson. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Wilson Park (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • South Coast Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hopkins Wilderness Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Carson

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), which is 7.4 mi (11.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Carson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,105 vacation rentals near Carson. From 1,761 Houses to 1,576 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 Carson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Carson:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 828 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,907 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 906 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 706 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,276 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 Carson?

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

  • StubHub Center: 5,388 vacation rentals
  • The Home Depot Center: 5,314 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,702 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,923 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 4,064 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carson 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 Carson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,761 Houses in Carson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,576 rentals available
  • Villas: 62 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 146 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,125 vacation rentals with pool available in Carson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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