Southern California, or SoCal as it is fondly called by its locals and ardent fans, is one of the most popular destinations in the world. This southern region of the Californian state has quite a diverse landscape, spanning inland deserts, woodland forests, and Pacific Ocean shorelines. Aside from its natural wonders, it offers a great number of awesome places to visit. Explore San Diego for their world-class theme parks and zoos, drink your way through the towns of Ramona, Escondido, and Temecula in their vineyards and wineries, then rub elbows with the creative locals of Topanga. Be sure to check out some must-visit museums as well. With the region’s extensive freeway system, you can easily explore this part of California. Complete your wide-ranging trip by booking a beautifully immersive farm stay. Read our list of the best Airbnb farm stays in Southern California, USA, before taking your pick.
This converted studio is furnished comfortably to accommodate up to four guests. It sits on top of the host’s garage so you will need to climb some stairs to access it. Each window in the flat offers views of the surroundings, including a mini farm with animals, as well as oak and exotic fruit trees. The flat is situated near many beautiful hiking spots and biking trails. Ask your host for mountain biking tips as he’s an enthusiast.
Elfin Forest Family Friendly Mini-FarmEscondido, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsit could comfortably fit 4 people with the sofa bedcool board games included in the roomcoming in the house was beautifully clean and smelled cleanapartment was extremely clean and comfortablethe place is fabulous very clean and comfortableher apartment was sparkling clean and fully functionalthe home was clean well equipped and stocked up on necessities
Host:the hosts were so welcominggreat accomodations and great hostsjessica was a wonderful hostjessica is an amazing hosthost was helpful and communicated wellRead more reviewslovely location and home perfect little getaway away from the cityvery quiet very peaceful locationthis is a very cute place to stayso it’s close to everything but quiet and serenemy husband and i loved jessica's place the location is beautiful and secluded
This remodeled barn is a charming and modern one-bedroom house that can perfectly fit up to four guests. It is fabulously furnished for your daily comfort. What makes this farm stay special is that it gives you private access to the animal feeding stations, the barn, and the yard all within the rental property. You can even request a country breakfast from your host for an additional fee. It’s made with the farm chicken’s fresh eggs.
Farm stay w/animals, nearby wineries and hiking.Ramona, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe water pressure is great toilet worked perfectly and the water heated super fast for the showeralso it’s potentially the most comfortable bed we’ve ever slept in including our ownour accommodation was clean and quietbeautiful space quiet and cleanhouse was beautiful super clean quiet and privatethe house was stylish and very cleanthe cottage is just as beautiful as advertised and is very clean
Host:hosts are really welcoming and make you feel at homethe hosts were so friendly and offered great hospitalitythey were so kind and their warm hospitality made it feel like i was homemy oldest got to pick out our eggs for breakfast jamie & dawn were fantastic hostsjamie & dawn are responsiveRead more reviewsthey have created a wonderful place to get away from city lifemy husband and i loved the locationgreat location & felt extremely safe the entire time i was therethe place was so cute and perfect for a weekend getawaybeautiful place and so much fun for kids who are animal lovers
Featuring mid-century and boho-chic interiors, this spacious and fully equipped two-bedroom apartment is perfect for a group or family of six. It has a relaxing farm vibe, thanks to the surrounding communal property with views of the hills and lush trees and the friendly goats roaming around the area. The highlight of the apartment is the wide covered patio with hammocks that you can enjoy all to yourself.
Farm Vibe near the City with Large Relaxing PatioSan Diego, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beds were so comfortablevery clean and comfortablevery clean and nicely put together housevery clean and spotless well stocked with towels toilet paper etcvery clean and stylist placethe place was super clean and decorated so nicely
Host:the hosts were amazing and responded immediately to all questionssweet little underground home with lovely decorations and accommodating hoststhe hosts are very responsive and nice :)thank you for hosting usowners were very friendly and quick to respondRead more reviewsin a pretty good location close to all major thingsalso a great locationlocation and parking were also greatwhat a cute place we loved staying hereadditionally it’s in a prime location that is near a lot of great attractions
If you want to enjoy amazing scenery and total solitude, then this mountain cabin is ideal for you. Set on Camelid Ranch, this cozy one-bedroom stay is a stylishly modern take on the wood cabin. This cabin gives you access to 80 acres (32.4 hectares) of private land where you can roam around and pet the llamas on the property while enjoying the sunset. Note that you will need a four-wheeler to get to this mountain-top accommodation during winter.
The Alpaca (A Lone Juniper Ranch Cabin)Lebec, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews) - was comfortable and the views and access to animals was unrealac standing shower microwave small stove fridge barbecue small fire pit comfortable bed and super clean cabineverything was cleanthe cabin was very clean and cozyextremely clean and well run place to stayit was clean cozy and thoughtfully stockedimmaculately clean well appointed cabin in a spectacular setting
Host:excellent host and beautiful placethe donkeys were so friendly and were a joy to watchthe animals are lovely and lots of fun and the family was so kind as welllots of different animals on the ranch and some were quite friendlyRead more reviewswonderful place to stay away from the hustle and bustlethe location is beautiful and the animals make it extra specialvery relaxing spot for a quiet weekend awayclean and comfortable cabins very close to the animalsjust follow the instructions to the place as given and you’ll definitely find the place
The main cottage of this sheep farm is quirky at its finest. It can sleep up to four guests with its loft and pull-out bed. As it is a working farm, this accommodation is perfect for travelers who love animals. The rental is surrounded by sheep, goats, chickens, and even squirrels and rabbits. And while it feels secluded, it is actually quite near the city center and is right at the heart of Temecula Valley Wine Country.
Wine Country Working Sheep Farm; Main CottageTemecula, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved staying at this rustic cozy cottage on the farmcomfortable bed as wellclean and beautifully decoratedthe cottage is clean and nicely decorated but it is small
Host:the host was super accommodating and answer any questions we hadthe farm is great and we enjoyed the animals and the transparency from the hostsit was such an awesome stay with very accommodating hostsexcellent hosts namaste farms is a very fun and memorable experience for allcommunication from the host was great from the booking throughout check outRead more reviewsspecial location to get away from lathe location was great; easy access to all the restaurants and wineriesit's super close to all the wineries can't beat iti enjoyed my cabin to relax and had easy access to shops restaurants and the wineries nearbyexcellent place to spend a weekend with your children
This luxurious ranch house is ideal for big families or groups of up to eight guests. It is situated on a family farm in Topanga, and you can interact with the animals on the property. It has four stylishly furnished bedrooms, plus a living area and kitchen equipped for your modern needs.
Get a massage in the yurt within the property - just ask your host in advance. Enjoy a view of the ocean from the deck, or walk a few minutes to hike the nearby mountains.
Ocean View Ranch House in TopangaTopanga, California, United States
Top guest reviews
Host:tamara and nic are wonderful hostswhat a special place and special hoststhis property and the hosts are truly one-of-a-kindperhaps the best part of staying here for a week however is the ownersthis place is a slice of heaven owners are amazing our favorite trip so farRead more reviewsbeautiful location and amazing amenities
Want to know what it feels like to live in an actual vineyard? If yes, this opulent villa is for you. This estate villa is a big and spacious property that can comfortably house up to 10 guests. It overlooks one of the most exclusive wineries in Temecula, so you can be sure that the premium feeling extends within its accommodation. The views surrounding the property are stunning. You can enjoy them while relaxing in the private pool.
Temecula Winery Villa at Longshadow Ranch WineryTemecula, California, United States
Top guest reviewsloved the outdoor space and had breakfast and dinner on the patio every dayi loved the large tables and especially the patio overlooking the vineyardsbeds were very comfortablewe had fun playing the pool tablewe had so much fun this past weekend very spacious beautiful house and amazing poolhouse was very clean insidethe property was private scenic spacious comfortable and cleanthe house is clean spacious and has a great view for pictures
Host:additionally john was very responsive to any questions and hospitable to needsjohn is also very responsive and was always quick to answer if and when we had any questionsjohn was very responsive and the house was exactly as explainedjohn was very responsive with any issue that came upRead more reviewswould recommend this locationgreat location great house for small groupslocation of house was perfect too right in middle of wine countrymy family and i enjoyed this locationthe location is perfect and gives you quick access to the rest of the wine country
Set within Fontaine Family Vineyards, this cozy suite is a perfect honeymoon vacation rental. It has its own private entrance and parking, well-equipped and stylishly furnished interiors, plus a patio where you can get a sweeping view of the vineyard. It is a short drive from nearby beaches and the city center. From May to October, you can book dinners in the vineyard. Just ask your host in advance.
Vineyard Retreat in North San Diego CountyEscondido, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewstheir patio was very clean and welcoming we had breakfast and coffee every morning on the patiothe bed was incredibly comfortable and the outdoor patio over looking the vineyard was amazingthe place is clean and has all the amenities you’ll need to make your stay comfortable and funstudio was the perfect size and offered breakfast as wellthe room had everything we needed and barry was very welcomingon top of that it was very clean as wellso beautiful clean and cosythe suite was very clean well appointed and privatewonderful peaceful quiet & cleanbarry’s place was sparkling clean and i already can’t wait to come back to see brody
Host:barry was a wonderful host and my questions were responded to quicklythey are kind fun and really great companythe hosts are super friendly and super nicebarry was a great host - highly recommendbarry was an excellent host provided us with everything we needed and moreRead more reviewsthe location was greatvery great location and proximity to hiking trails and the beachbarrys place is also close to a very nice hikeit was a perfect place to get away and unwindvery clean and close to everything it’s just a drive away
This one-bedroom property is a small and cozy accommodation that’s a tribute to Greg Aiello and his love for the great outdoors. This Airbnb with a pool has a hot tub as well, not to mention an equipped recreational area and gym for your total enjoyment. Outside, you can interact with the goats, alpacas, and chickens on the ranch. Its unique location is its highlight. Staying here grants access to both Iron Mountain and San Diego’s beautiful beaches.
The Outside InnLakeside, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe place is clean the amenities were perfect the pool/jacuzzi was like our own private oasisgorgeous place we are not apple tv users so we struggled a bit with that aspectour room was so comfortableprivate gym with the tv was also greatthe room was very clean comfortable and stylishthe room is beautiful warm and inviting and spotless clean so many lovely details and great hospitalitybathroom was clean shower was big and the shampoo and stuff they provided was of really good quality
Host:she is thoughtful and communicativeour host heather was very responsive to our needs and made us feel at homeshe and her family are so sweet and friendlyheather was a fantastic host and went above and beyond to make our stay amazingthey were super friendly and silly and loved to be petRead more reviewsexcellent secluded location for any san diego tripgreat location- witching short driving distance to a lotdon’t overthink this is the perfect placethis place is a true gem for a farm experience unique family getawaygreat place for couples families with kids or a relaxing girls trip
This two-bedroom guesthouse is located on the foothills of Devore in San Bernardino, just minutes away from ski resorts, wineries, and other notable sights in the area. One of the best ways to enjoy your stay here is to roam around and have a picnic on the property where you can enjoy views of the valley. It’s a dog-friendly accommodation with a kennel for medium and large dogs.
Vineyard View BunkhouseSan Bernardino, California, United States
Top guest reviewscozy antique decor and an amazing deck to stargaze and drink tea onbesides the slow wifi it is a relaxing spot with tons of unique touchesthe bunkhouse is a comfortable and roomy space with a great viewthe wifi wasn’t great and i would suggest having some dvd’s if you plan on watching televisionthe house had everything that we needed and was quaint and comfortablesuper clean charming and very eclecticsparkling clean beautiful personal touches helpful tips and excellent communicationit was clean and very comfortable and steve and peggy were so kindhe is a kind person and works hard to make the setting very clean and friendlythe space is awesome clean and has everything you need
Host:the host is very responsive and generousbeautiful space and wonderful hostsbeautiful farm we enjoyed our time and amazing hostpeggy and steve are the absolute bests hosts - extremely thoughtful and responsivepeggy greeted us upon arrival very warmly and was responsive to any questions i had during my stayRead more reviewsamazing location for relaxation and rechargingthe bunk house is cute definitely good place for summergreat location very pup friendly wonderful artistic decorthis is such a peaceful picturesque locationit was the perfect place to get away during quarantine
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Southern California is a fantastic family-friendly destination with everything to offer: amazingly diverse vistas, fun festivals, world-class entertainment, lush vineyards and legendary wineries, and more. Make your SoCal trip truly special by booking one of the best Airbnb farm stays in Southern California, USA, from our well-curated list.
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