Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Boulder Creek

The waterfalls and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Boulder Creek. This scenic city is known for its hiking, camping and golfing. Mystery Spot and Winchester Mystery House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Boulder Creek

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Boulder Creek a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Byington Vineyard and Winery (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • David Bruce Winery (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Mount Eden Vineyards (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Mountain Winery (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Boulder Creek

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Boulder Creek is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Natural Bridges State Park (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Main Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Shoreline Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Kelley Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Castle Rock Falls (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Castle Rock State Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Boulder Creek

The nearest airport is in San Jose, CA (SJC-Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 19.7 mi (31.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Boulder Creek?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 648 vacation rentals near Boulder Creek. From 419 Houses to 62 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Boulder Creek for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Boulder Creek?

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 Boulder Creek:

  • Eastside Santa Cruz: 236 vacation rentals
  • Seabright: 177 vacation rentals
  • Allied Arts: 19 vacation rentals
  • Central San Jose: 203 vacation rentals
  • Edenvale: 18 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 Boulder Creek?

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

  • Boulder Creek Golf Club and Country Club: 1,024 vacation rentals
  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk: 508 vacation rentals
  • Stanford University: 596 vacation rentals
  • Capitola Beach: 876 vacation rentals
  • Seacliff State Beach: 563 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Boulder Creek 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 Boulder Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 419 Houses in Boulder Creek. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Boulder Creek include:

  • Cabins: 62 rentals available
  • Cottages: 62 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 62 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Boulder Creek?

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

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