Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of West Los Angeles

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in West Los Angeles. This city's restaurants, shopping and beaches draw many visitors. Sony Pictures Studios 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.


Activities and attractions in and around West Los Angeles

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Los Angeles a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • 20th Century Fox Studio (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Los Angeles

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Los Angeles

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Los Angeles is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Griffith Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Beverly Gardens Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Will Rogers Memorial Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • International Chess Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Los Angeles

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 1.6 mi (2.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 7.2 mi (11.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Los Angeles?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,869 vacation rentals near West Los Angeles. From 752 Houses to 708 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Los Angeles are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Los Angeles?

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 West Los Angeles:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,907 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 906 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 708 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,278 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 398 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 West Los Angeles?

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

  • Long Beach: 2,725 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 6,006 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 4,125 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,725 vacation rentals
  • University of Southern California: 2,206 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Los Angeles 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 West Los Angeles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 752 Houses in West Los Angeles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Los Angeles include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 708 rentals available
  • Villas: 62 rentals available
  • Studios: 665 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 West Los Angeles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 574 vacation rentals with pool available in West Los Angeles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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