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Discover LA's artistic side in North Hollywood

Tucked away in the San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood is one of LA's most iconic neighborhoods. It's a hub for arts and creativity, with a myriad of theaters, playhouses and performance venues to explore. This makes it a mecca for young families, aspiring actors and scriptwriters alike. As you stroll around the neighborhood, you'll notice colorful street art, third wave cafes and curated thrift stores on every corner. Sound like your kind of niche? With North Hollywood vacation rentals you can base yourself in this unique pocket of LA.

Things to do

Movie tours and more in North Hollywood

While North Hollywood places a big focus on wining, dining and entertainment, it also boasts some unique attractions. The Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park is the final resting place of countless Hollywood celebrities and is also home to the impressive Portal of the Folded Wings Shrine to Aviation. If you're heading to Universal Studios, North Hollywood vacation rentals put you just minutes from the gates. You can go behind the scenes on the legendary Studio Tour, discover The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, snap selfies with your favorite Universal characters and more.


Theater hopping in North Hollywood

North Hollywood is anchored by the buzzing NoHo Arts District. It's home to a string of iconic performing arts venues, including the historic El Portal Theatre. You'll also find contemporary playhouses, comedy lounges and modern art galleries, not to mention a jumble of trendy restaurants and retro cocktail lounges. The neighborhood is particularly famous for its tiki bars, which means sipping on a Mai Tai in a dimly-lit tropical setting is a NoHo rite of passage. If you find Rodeo Drive a little glitzy, you'll love the vintage boutiques and thrift stores that dot North Hollywood.


Spotting celebrities in North Hollywood

Thanks to its glut of attractions, Los Angeles is a true "all season" destination. Crowds peak in the summer, especially from Memorial Day to Labor Day. North Hollywood locals will reveal that late spring and early fall are sweet spots. You'll enjoy clear skies, mild temperatures and a laid-back vibe. Low key and down to earth, North Hollywood vacation rentals are ideal for those who want to experience LA through a local lens. Winter sees LA throw most of its awards shows, including the Oscars. If you want to maximize your chances of spotting a celebrity, visit from January to March.

Natural features

Cruise along North Hollywood's Chandler Bikeway

Part of the San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood sits between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Angeles National Forest. It's one of the 80 districts and neighborhoods that make up the city of Los Angeles. While North Hollywood is highly urbanized, you'll still find plenty of green spaces. The neighborhood is dotted with lush palms and is home to popular recreational sites such as the Chandler Bikeway. Stretching for 2 miles, the scenic route was built along decommissioned railroad tracks. As you bike, you'll get sweeping views of the Verdugo Mountains.

How to get there

Transportation to and around North Hollywood

Fly into Burbank, CA (BUR-Bob Hope), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Van Nuys, CA (VNY), which is 6.1 mi (9.9 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at North Hollywood Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around North Hollywood?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,645 vacation rentals near North Hollywood. From 746 Houses to 569 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 North Hollywood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to North Hollywood?

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 North Hollywood:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,787 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 708 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,119 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 324 vacation rentals
  • Glendale: 3,582 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 North Hollywood?

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

  • Long Beach: 2,650 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,747 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,787 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 3,882 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,741 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Hollywood 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 North Hollywood?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 746 Houses in North Hollywood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in North Hollywood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 569 rentals available
  • Studios: 583 rentals available
  • Villas: 82 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in North Hollywood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 460 vacation rentals with pool available in North Hollywood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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