Destination guide

Travel to friendly Vista

The area's live music and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Vista. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and beaches, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Legoland California and Carlsbad Premium Outlets are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Vista

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Vista has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland California (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Sealife Aquarium (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Fallbrook Winery (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Ferrara Winery (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Vista

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Vista

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Vista is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carlsbad Lagoon (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Carlsbad State Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • San Diego Botanic Garden (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Moonlight State Beach (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Vista

The nearest airport is in Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley), which is 26.1 mi (41.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Vista?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,348 vacation rentals near Vista. From 840 Houses to 1,005 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 Vista for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Vista:

  • La Jolla: 772 vacation rentals
  • Townsite: 815 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad Village: 322 vacation rentals
  • La Jolla Shores: 561 vacation rentals
  • Leucadia: 391 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 Vista?

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

  • The Wave Water Park: 2,628 vacation rentals
  • California Fruit Wine: 2,661 vacation rentals
  • Cal-a-vie: 2,427 vacation rentals
  • Moonlight Ampitheatre: 2,628 vacation rentals
  • Broadway Theatre: 2,626 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 840 Houses in Vista. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vista include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,005 rentals available
  • Cottages: 80 rentals available
  • Villas: 62 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vista?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,012 vacation rentals with pool available in Vista. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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