The beautiful Placer County has attracted thousands of miners from different places in the world during the gold rush period. Today, this Californian county draws in millions of visitors for the beauty that it holds. Lake Tahoe, which has 41% of its surface area in Placer County, takes in roughly 20 million visitors every year. But the county has 1,502 sq mi (3,890.1 sq km) of total area, filled with many other watercourses (e.g., American River) and all-year-round ski parks (e.g., Squaw Valley Resort) that you can enjoy. Throughout different seasons, you have activities and places to explore on this scenic side of California. To save you the trouble of rigorous searching, we’ve listed the best vacation rentals in Placer County, California.
This vacation rental is one of those few accommodations that will surprise you. It looks modest on the outside, but elegant and modern on the inside. The fully furnished kitchen/dining looks immaculate, the two bedrooms tastefully styled, and the living room cozy. Its A-frame architecture adds character. The property is surrounded by stately trees that allow you to indulge in therapeutic forest bathing every day of your stay.
Modern Mountain A-FrameCarnelian Bay, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor space was beautiful and comfortablethe cabin was extremely comfortable and had a lot of room (no cramping)very cute little place only thing i would change is that they had ac and more fansabsolutely amazing cozy quiet beautiful spacethe most stylish and comfortable airbnbquiet clean and privatethe place was clean and updatedcomfortable and cleanthe place was super clean with thoughtful touchesthe house is modern clean and very cosy
Host:our hosts were amazing with basically immediate responses for local recscommunications with the hosts are immediate clear and informativethe booklet of suggested "things to do" anne and cameron provided was very helpful alsocommunications with the hosts were fast i would definitely book this home again in the futurethis house is amazing everything about the area the home and the hosts was perfectRead more reviewscute a frame in a good locationgreat location and nicely appointedperfect location for exploring lake tahoecozy place and walking distance to a beautiful trailamazing place and location in tahoe loved everything about it
This 1963 A-framed cabin has been renovated to look gorgeously relaxing. You can imagine lounging in a uniquely structured vacation rental for six in Lake Tahoe during summer or even winter. You have a beautiful mid-century holiday home with a full kitchen, a dining area, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room with an indoor fireplace, a workspace, and a laundry facility. Large glass windows, covering almost the entire front of the cabin, let you see the outdoor Lake Tahoe scenery. On top of that, this cabin welcomes pets.
Mid Century Modern Cabin - The Tahoe A-FrameHomewood, California, United States
Top guest reviewsbeautifully decorated with very comfortable furniture and beddingsuper stylish and cozy with great amenitiesthe tahoe a-frame is the perfect place for a cozy getawayi love the abundance of toilet paperevery touch is thoughtful and well designed yet still cozy and practicalspotlessly clean to bootit was very clean and comfyi’m very picky about cleanliness and this place was sparkling 100% cleanwe had a great stay very comfortable and cleanamazing personal touches beautiful decor all the appliances you need and everything well cleaned and maintained
Host:hosts were also very responsive and accommodatingthe hosts went above and beyond to make our stay an amazing onethank you jennifer & kevin for being super responsive and sharing your homejennifer & kevin are the most wonderful hoststhe hosts were excellent in communicating and check in/out was super easyRead more reviewsthe location was perfectgreat location near homewood ski resort and restaurantsamazing place amazing location best of everythingwe loved the location and the beautiful quiet neighborhoodamazing place to stay and perfect location
Do you want to unplug and recharge over the weekend? In Kings Hill Ranch, you will find this off-the-grid rustic house for two with a floor area of about 80 sq ft (7 sq m). While it covers a tiny space, it offers guests unique features such as an outdoor shower, an al fresco lounge/dining, and a camp-style cooking facility, which altogether make up an unforgettable experience. You will have a wonderful time destressing as you interact with nature. Bask in the sunlight surrounded by a canopy of trees and enjoy a quiet time with friendly farm animals.
Kings Hill Ranch Off Grid Tiny HouseColfax, California, United States
Top guest reviewstake full advantage of a hot shower with a gorgeous backdrop of the mountainside and forests across the propertythe composting toilet is super clean and not smelly at allwe even found the outhouse charming and very cleanand a total rockstar the place was clean organized and stylishoverall the tiny house is very peaceful private and clean but is definitely rustic-of-center
Host:doris was a wonderful hostdoris was an amazing hostdoris was super helpful answering all of our questions when we checked indoris is super nice and helpfulthe farm animals were so cool to interact with and our host couldn't have been any more delightfulRead more reviewsthis is such a lovely and unique placethere is a great french press for your morning coffeethis place is truly uniquethe tiny house is so special and the location gorgeous and peaceful with lovely viewsit was secluded and the perfect place to unplug
Large-group accommodations can turn out rare. Luckily, this fully equipped cabin in a dreamy location sleeps 10 and welcomes pets. It stands near hiking trails and Rollins Lake, surrounded by pine trees and oak trees that look incredible even during winter. You will likely find yourself exploring the great outdoors—jogging, skiing, reading a book in the hammock, dining al fresco, hiking with your dog, or even indulging in a hot bath under the stars. Indoor, you can play ping pong, puzzles, board games, and watch movies.
Spa, Quiet, Peaceful Near Rollins Lake, Local Hiking, Romantic, Reunion, Retreat
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Host:she is friendly helpful and gives you absolute privacythe owner was easy to get in touch with and answered all my questions very quicklyshe will be your friendly visitor and hiking guide while you visitdiane is a wonderful host
One look at the pictures will make you fall in love with this rustic studio. You will want to book it right away for your next California vacation. It sits on the edge of the Alpine Meadows, which means you are close to the skiing fields, as well as to Lake Tahoe National Forest. The vacation rental is a dreamy rustic space, fully furnished and tastefully curated. You have an outdoor hot tub with a romantic view of the lush greenery and starry skies at night.
Modern Alpine StudioAlpine Meadows, California, United States
Top guest reviewscozy light filled beautiful spotvery quiet comfortable with amazing viewswe loved the pour over coffee views from the hot tub and cozy towelsfrom the hot tub to the heated floors we were super cozy in this placethere was delicious coffee and everything i needed to make breakfast in the morningcleanliness: absolutely clean and comfortablewell stocked clean and cozy place with thoughtful touchessparkling clean excellent communication and a great locationvery clean place stylish and high classthe studio is cozy clean and just amazing
Host:ken and mary kay are awesome hostsken and mb were excellent hoststhe hosts were great at providing recommendations for local activities tailored to our desiresthe hosts were very responsive and available to offer anything we neededmary beth and ken were amazing hosts- very hospitableRead more reviewssuper glad we chose this locationamazing cozy cabin close to tahoe citywonderful place in an awesome locationwe definitely picked the right location for our weekend getawaywould highly recommend this location to anyone looking to stay in the tahoe area
This cabin for 6 spans about 1,000 sq ft (93 sq m) of floor area and stands at the heart of Alta. You’ll love the silence of the place with all its lush greenery, as well as its convenience. It is less than an hour away from Boreal Ski Resort and Truckee, where stunning views of lakes, snow-capped mountains, and vast ski fields await every visitor. You can take the kids with you to this fully furnished cabin. They can enjoy full access to Wi-Fi, play available indoor games, watch DVD movies, swim at the nearby community pool, and even camp in the private yard with a grill and fire pit.
Cozy and comfortable wooded cabin
Top guest reviewsmost importantly the cabin was incredibly comfortable and well-appointed making cooking and relaxing easy and funthe cabin is clean and lovely and has wonderful scenic views of the forest
Host:they were so kind and helpfulthe hosts were very accomodating and made us all feel very welcome and at homehosts were great communicatorsscott and dena were wonderful hoststhe hosts scott and dena are terrificRead more reviewslocation is terrific nestled in the woodsabsolutely loved the place it's just perfect
This luxurious single-level home in Cirby Side, Roseville is an ideal getaway accommodation for groups of eight. Besides its complete facilities, it is near adventure destinations. You are only about an hour or two away from Lake Tahoe, fisherman’s wharf, cable cars, shopping centers, and ski resorts in Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley. If you feel out of sorts for a day and want to stay home, you can have fun swimming in your private pool. Indeed, you won’t run out of adventure options in this place.
Upscale Beautiful spacious vacation home or long term rental (handicap access)Roseville, CA, US
Are you in town for a friend’s wedding? This one-bedroom cottage can accommodate a maximum of four guests and is near wedding sites in Foresthill. While its location convenience is a good selling point, you will fall in love with its storybook charm. It looks sweet, feels comfy, and offers full facilities—a lounge, a bathroom, a kitchen, a dining area, and even an outdoor coffee table.
The Cottage In Foresthill On Main Street, in walking distance to wedding sites
Top guest reviewsa floor lamp in the living room would be appreciatedsuper quiet dark bedroom to sleep in great coffee shop steps away full kitchen very communicative hostit was clean and comfortable and overall a great valuethe place was very clean and close to the place we needed to be
Host:owner very responsive to questionsmy wife and i greatly appreciated that this place was pet friendly as wellRead more reviewsvery cute very convenient location
This house can easily be your family sanctuary as it comfortably fits six in its three spacious bedrooms. You can cook the kids’ favorite dishes in the fully equipped kitchen, watch their favorite videos in the cozy lounge via Wi-Fi, and play with them in the private lap pool in the afternoon. The property sits in a forested place that contributes to a restful atmosphere. Wake before the sun rises and find a spot in the yard for a quick meditation and exercise.
A Foresthill Retreat
Top guest reviewsgreat space for families able to cook and grill and swimthe pool/back deck is fantastic and our family spent many hours swimming and enjoying the woodswe spent most of the weekend in the pool which my 7 year old lovedthe backyard and pool were beautiful and relaxingthe house was comfy and very clean
Host:the host was caring and attentiveanna maria was an amazing hostanna maria was a gracious host and a pleasure to deal withanna maria was so nice accommodating and helpfulanna maria was an excellent host the cleanliness of her home was better than expectedRead more reviewswe loved the house the location and the poolpool was great and the location is convenient to a lot of outdoor activitiesit was a wonderful location surrounded by trees and peace and quieta wonderful place in beautiful surroundings
Being surrounded by nature is therapeutic. This cozy studio for four is within walking distance to flower farms, wineries, and Folsom Lake. Unlike other cottages that are exclusive for adults, this single-level home warmly welcomes kids. There is an outdoor space where they can hang out and play. Your small family can even stay for a long time as this vacation rental is fully furnished. It even includes access to Wi-Fi, a laundry facility, and private parking.
Loomis Creekside CottageLoomis, California, United States
Top guest reviewsamazing bathroom and kitchen10/10 comfortable clean and affordablethe interior was beautiful and cleantodd's place is very private beautiful clean and comfortableit was a nice place and very cleanplace was very clean and location very peaceful
Host:todd is very friendly and hospitablewonderfully decorated and comfortable cottage todd was a great host responding to any concerns immediatelyRead more reviewsthe neighborhood is beautiful and quiet yet very close to the freeway for easy access to surrounding areasgreat location super clean and friendly hoststhis is a lovely little spot in a quiet wooded neighborhood
Travel comfortably in Placer County
You may one day find yourself in Placer County needing a breather, enjoying a family reunion, attending a friend’s wedding, or closing a business deal. Whatever your purpose is, fully furnished accommodations with recreational options and convenient locations will help keep you in style and comfort. Don’t lose this list of best vacation rentals in Placer County, California.
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