Destination guide

The beachside setting of Lakewood is ready to explore

The beaches, glaciers and gardens display a scene truly unique to Lakewood. This city is well-known for its hockey games and restaurants. Knott's Berry Farm and RMS Queen Mary 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 Lakewood

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lakewood a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Disneyland® (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Medieval Times (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lakewood

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

  • Huntington State Beach (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • El Dorado Regional Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Mother's Beach (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Rosie's Dog Beach (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • City Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lakewood

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 8.4 mi (13.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Lakewood?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,327 vacation rentals near Lakewood. From 676 Houses to 394 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 Lakewood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Lakewood:

  • Balboa Peninsula: 861 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,948 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 911 vacation rentals
  • Balboa Island: 309 vacation rentals
  • Corona del Mar: 600 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 Lakewood?

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

  • Long Beach: 2,689 vacation rentals
  • Disneyland: 3,058 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Hills: 1,948 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 4,138 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Cove State Park: 3,421 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 676 Houses in Lakewood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lakewood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 394 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 28 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 72 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 Lakewood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 549 vacation rentals with pool available in Lakewood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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