Destination guide

The lively area of Gardena awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's churches, festivals and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Gardena. Renowned for its basketball games, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Sony Pictures Studios and RMS Queen Mary are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Gardena

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Gardena a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Campus El Segundo (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lakes at El Segundo (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Gardena

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 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gardena

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Gardena is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Griffith Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Polliwog Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Gardena

The nearest airport is in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 7.2 mi (11.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Gardena?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,558 vacation rentals near Gardena. From 593 Houses to 625 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 Gardena for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Gardena:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,905 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood: 907 vacation rentals
  • Venice: 709 vacation rentals
  • Studio City: 2,276 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 402 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 Gardena?

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

  • Long Beach: 2,702 vacation rentals
  • Venice Beach: 5,929 vacation rentals
  • Universal Studios Hollywood: 4,064 vacation rentals
  • Santa Monica Pier: 1,665 vacation rentals
  • University of Southern California: 2,192 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 593 Houses in Gardena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gardena include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 625 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 rentals available
  • Cabins: 66 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 Gardena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 284 vacation rentals with pool available in Gardena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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