Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Rancho Palos Verdes

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Rancho Palos Verdes. Well-liked for its seaside, beaches and golfing, this city is both relaxing and romantic. RMS Queen Mary and Venice Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Rancho Palos Verdes

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Rancho Palos Verdes for its golfing and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Rancho Palos Verdes has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarium of the Pacific (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Marineland (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Lakes at El Segundo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Campus El Segundo (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Rancho Palos Verdes

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rancho Palos Verdes

Nature lovers will enjoy Rancho Palos Verdes for its beautiful ocean views, pristine beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rancho Palos Verdes is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)
  • South Coast Botanic Garden (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Torrance Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Hopkins Wilderness Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wilson Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Cabrillo Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rancho Palos Verdes

The nearest airport is in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 13.4 mi (21.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rancho Palos Verdes?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,316 vacation rentals near Rancho Palos Verdes. From 591 Houses to 454 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Rancho Palos Verdes area.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rancho Palos Verdes?

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 Rancho Palos Verdes:

  • Venice: 713 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 400 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Beach: 997 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Palisades: 1,534 vacation rentals
  • Belmont Shore: 119 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 Rancho Palos Verdes?

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

  • Wayfarers Chapel: 1,854 vacation rentals
  • Marineland: 1,863 vacation rentals
  • Point Vicente Interpretive Center: 1,864 vacation rentals
  • Trump National Golf Club: 1,495 vacation rentals
  • Abalone Cove Shoreline Park & Ecological Reserve: 1,893 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rancho Palos Verdes 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 Rancho Palos Verdes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 591 Houses in Rancho Palos Verdes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rancho Palos Verdes include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 454 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 76 rentals available
  • Cottages: 76 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 Rancho Palos Verdes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 201 vacation rentals with pool available in Rancho Palos Verdes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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