Destination guide

The artsy city of Little Italy awaits you

The area's museums and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Little Italy. Travelers like the restaurants, boating and shopping in this walkable and cosmopolitan city. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Little Italy

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Little Italy a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • SeaWorld (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Heritage Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hotel Circle (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Little Italy

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Little Italy is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Balboa Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Coronado Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mission Beach (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Little Italy

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.2 mi (9.9 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at County Center - Little Italy Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Little Italy?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 811 vacation rentals near Little Italy. From 593 Condos/Apartments to 110 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Little Italy for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Little Italy?

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 Little Italy:

  • Mission Beach: 1,359 vacation rentals
  • La Jolla: 766 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach: 1,059 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 435 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 1,633 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 Little Italy?

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

  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,656 vacation rentals
  • Del Mar Beach: 1,063 vacation rentals
  • San Diego Zoo: 4,486 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Beach Park: 5,629 vacation rentals
  • Crystal Pier: 5,631 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Little Italy 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 Condos/Apartments in Little Italy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 593 Condos/Apartments in Little Italy. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Little Italy include:

  • Houses: 110 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Little Italy?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 224 vacation rentals with pool available in Little Italy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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