Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Valley Center

Enjoy the live music and other features of Valley Center. Well known for its casino gaming, cafés and spas, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Valley Center

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Valley Center has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland California (20.2 mi / 32.6 km)
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Ferrara Winery (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Cordiano Winery (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Orfila Vineyard and Winery (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Fallbrook Winery (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Valley Center

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valley Center is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palomar Mountain State Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Black Mountain Open Space Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Carlsbad Lagoon (20.7 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Flower Fields of Carlsbad (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Warner Springs Community Park (21.2 mi / 34 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Valley Center

Fly into Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar), the closest airport, located 18.4 mi (29.6 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 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

Where to stay around Valley Center?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,615 vacation rentals near Valley Center. From 530 Houses to 728 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 Valley Center for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Valley Center?

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 Valley Center:

  • Townsite: 788 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad Village: 312 vacation rentals
  • South Oceanside: 326 vacation rentals
  • La Costa: 79 vacation rentals
  • Del Mar Heights: 1,540 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 Valley Center?

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

  • Valley View Casino: 448 vacation rentals
  • Legoland California: 1,643 vacation rentals
  • Del Mar Beach: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base: 2,444 vacation rentals
  • Carlsbad State Beach: 2,549 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Valley Center 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 Valley Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 530 Houses in Valley Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Valley Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 728 rentals available
  • Cabins: 67 rentals available
  • Villas: 49 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 Valley Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 685 vacation rentals with pool available in Valley Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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