Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Ben Lomond

Enjoy the live music and other features of Ben Lomond. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, forests and shopping. Mystery Spot and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Ben Lomond

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ben Lomond a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Roaring Camp Railroads (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Valley Gardens Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • David Bruce Winery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Byington Vineyard and Winery (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Pasatiempo Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Villa del Monte Winery (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ben Lomond

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ben Lomond is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Main Beach (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Natural Bridges State Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Felton Covered Bridge Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Davenport Landing Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ben Lomond

Fly into Watsonville, CA (WVI-Watsonville Municipal), the closest airport, located 20.3 mi (32.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), which is 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Ben Lomond?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 739 vacation rentals near Ben Lomond. From 440 Houses to 153 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 Ben Lomond for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ben Lomond?

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 Ben Lomond:

  • Willow Glen: 154 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 182 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 74 vacation rentals
  • Opal Cliffs: 329 vacation rentals
  • Central San Jose: 196 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 Ben Lomond?

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

  • Capitola Beach: 877 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 520 vacation rentals
  • Rio Del Mar Beach: 278 vacation rentals
  • Levi's Stadium: 912 vacation rentals
  • Manresa State Beach: 864 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ben Lomond 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 Ben Lomond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 440 Houses in Ben Lomond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ben Lomond include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 153 rentals available
  • Villas: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 59 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 Ben Lomond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 62 vacation rentals with pool available in Ben Lomond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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