Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively El Monte

Enjoy the live music and other features of El Monte. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and baseball games. Citadel Outlets and Knott's Berry Farm are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around El Monte

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that El Monte has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Medieval Times (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Rancho Duarte Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Babe Zaharias Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Azusa Greens Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • South Hills Country Club (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Monte

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in El Monte. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Griffith Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Whittier Narrows Recreation Area (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lake Legg (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Morgan Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around El Monte

The nearest airport is in Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), located 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), which is 19 mi (30.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is El Monte Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around El Monte?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 389 vacation rentals near El Monte. From 235 Houses to 57 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 El Monte for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to El Monte?

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 El Monte:

  • Hollywood Hills: 826 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 401 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 92 vacation rentals
  • Anaheim Resort: 417 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Village: 175 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 El Monte?

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

  • El Monte Station: 1,737 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,639 vacation rentals
  • Disneyland: 3,147 vacation rentals
  • University of Southern California: 877 vacation rentals
  • Anaheim Convention Center: 517 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Monte 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 El Monte?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 235 Houses in El Monte. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Monte include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 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 El Monte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 82 vacation rentals with pool available in El Monte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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