California 4th of July Vacation - HomeToGo base64Hash California 4th of July Vacation - HomeToGo

California 4th of July Vacation

California
Anytime
Guests

Choose the perfect vacation rental

Price per night
Up to $100
$100 - $199
From $200
Rating
Outstanding: 4.5+
Very Good: 4+
Good: 3.5+

4th of July in California: Top Destinations

Head to California For an Independence Day Vacation to Remember

The Golden State certainly offers opportunities for golden vacations coinciding with the 4th of July. Why not head into the mountains to celebrate on the ski slopes? Or if a beach party is more your style, the Californian coastline provides plenty to choose from. Big cities throw extravagant fireworks displays to herald in the 4th, so join the crowds for a night you won't forget.

4th of July in California: Top Accommodations

Condo Palm Springs
$58 per night
Condo ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
4.0
"Very good" (1 rating)
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California
Details
Arrived - Your Vacation Rental Destination
View deal
House Encinitas
$169 per night
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Encinitas, San Diego County, California
Details
Kaizen Accommodations
View deal
House Sea Ranch
$279 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
4.4
"Very good" (6 ratings)
Sea Ranch, Sonoma County, California
Details
RedAwning
View deal
Best Places for Families to Spend 4th of July in California

Best Places for Families to Spend 4th of July in California

Families have dozens of options for 4th of July vacations in California; from laid-back to adrenaline-filled. Why not head into the heart of the state to enjoy a relaxed vacation with just family? Or at the other end of the scale, join the crowds at one of the large city fireworks displays.

  • Los Angeles

    The Los Angeles suburb of Anaheim is where you'll find Disneyland, and what better time to take the kids than on the 4th of July? Spend the day on rides, meet Mickey and the gang, then after dark see the fireworks over the fairytale castle.

  • Santa Monica

    Combine traditional 4th of July fun with a day at the beach in Santa Monica. The Main Street parade features musicians, civic groups and many performers. Don't forget to wear red, white and blue to fit in with the crowd! Once the parade is over, spend the rest of the day splashing in the waves or having fun building sandcastles.

  • Fresno

    A relaxing day at the lake is the order of the day on July 4th in Fresno. Millerton Lake sees thousands of people arrive for a day of swimming, relaxed family fun, and barbecue food. Fireworks aren't allowed in the park area, guaranteeing a tranquil and peaceful July 4th, perfect for kids who aren't a fan of loud noises.

Best Places to Stay for 4th of July in California

House Tahoe City
$379 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
4.0
"Very good" (4 ratings)
Tahoe City, Placer County, California, United States
Details
Avantstay
View deal
House Tahoe City
$375 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
4.7
"Outstanding" (3 ratings)
Tahoe City, Placer County, California, United States
Details
Avantstay
View deal
House Tahoe Vista
$518 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
5.0
"Excellent" (11 ratings)
Tahoe Vista, Placer County, California, United States
Details
Tahoe Signature Properties
View deal
Best California Destinations to See 4th of July Fireworks

Best California Destinations to See 4th of July Fireworks

It wouldn't be July 4th without rounding off the celebrations at a fireworks display, and displays in California are among the nation's best. Many are free to attend so pack a picnic, get your spot early and enjoy a spectacular display in the night skies.

  • San Diego

    San Diego's "Big Bay Boom" fireworks display bills itself as the largest event in the Western U.S. and is not to be missed. Watch from anywhere along the shore, but get there early to secure your spot.

  • Lake Tahoe

    Rated one of the top five displays in the whole of the U.S., you can experience the Tahoe fireworks from anywhere in town. The best view is from the water, so book yourself onto a dinner cruise for a night to remember.

  • San Jose

    The Rotary Club in San Jose put on a spectacular display every July 4th, which is free to view from Discovery Meadows in the center of the city. If you feel like splashing out, there are also VIP tickets available which include a dinner buffet and special seating area with a prime view of the pyrotechnics.

Recommended Accommodations for 4th of July in California

House La Quinta
$577 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
La Quinta, Riverside County, California
Details
Vacaystay
View deal
Cabin Wawona
$216 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (3 ratings)
Wawona, Mariposa County, California
Details
The Redwoods In Yosemite
View deal
House Ocean Beach
$245 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ocean Beach, San Diego, California
Details
Vacasa
View deal
Best Big Cities in California for a 4th of July Vacation

Best Big Cities in California for a 4th of July Vacation

California's major cities all offer something a bit different when it comes to 4th July celebrations. Los Angeles is all about glitz, glamor and a beach lifestyle, whereas San Francisco's celebrations are more family-focused, with an emphasis on superb local food and drink.

  • Long Beach

    Permanent mooring site of the iconic Queen Mary cruise ship, Long Beach offers a July 4th with a difference. The cruise ship hosts an annual extravaganza with guided tours and access to special exhibitions, along with live music, entertainment, and kids' activities. Then when the sun sets, watch the firework display from shore.

  • Pasadena

    The Rose Bowl's annual "Americafest" is one of the nation's longest-established fireworks displays, and uses over a ton of explosives for ultimate effect. Before the fireworks finale, visitors can enjoy family-focused entertainment throughout the day, with food vendors and inflatable rides to keep the kids happy too.

  • Bakersfield

    Enjoy the ultimate American day out in Bakersfield, first by watching the Bakersfield Train Robbers take on another local side in a hotly-contested baseball match before enjoying the post-match fireworks from your seat in the stadium.

Top Offers for 4th of July in California

Cabin Wawona
$216 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
5.0
"Excellent" (3 ratings)
Wawona, Mariposa County, California
Details
The Redwoods In Yosemite
View deal
Cabin Mariposa County
$302 per night
Cabin ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.5
"Outstanding" (48 ratings)
Mariposa County, California, United States
Details
The Redwoods In Yosemite
View deal
Cabin Mariposa County
$387 per night
Cabin ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
4.5
"Outstanding" (34 ratings)
Mariposa County, California, United States
Details
The Redwoods In Yosemite
View deal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do vacation rentals for California 4th of July Vacation cost?

HomeToGo has incredible rentals for California 4th of July Vacation, with prices as low as $58 per night.

What kinds of rentals can I find for California 4th of July Vacation?

We would suggest browsing our incredible selection Hotel rooms and House rentals for California 4th of July Vacation.

The Weather in California

max.
Min.
55°
34°
7 days 7
max.
Min.
64°
39°
6 days 6
max.
Min.
70°
45°
10 days 10
max.
Min.
77°
48°
4 days 4
max.
Min.
84°
54°
4 days 4
max.
Min.
93°
61°
2 days 2
max.
Min.
97°
64°
1 day 1
max.
Min.
95°
63°
1 day 1
max.
Min.
91°
59°
2 days 2
max.
Min.
81°
52°
5 days 5
max.
Min.
66°
41°
7 days 7
max.
Min.
57°
36°
8 days 8
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
June
July
Aug.
Sep.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
- Rainy days

Average Nightly Rental Prices in California

Vacation Rental Price Information in California

Vacation Rental Availability in California

Rental Availability Information in California

California 4th of July Vacation Inspiration

Top Vacation Ideas in California

Explore More Vacation Ideas

image-tag