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Southern California's Best Destinations Near Our Short Term Rentals

With its sun-kissed beaches, scenic mountains, thriving cities, and charming small towns, Southern California is an oasis of natural beauty and cultural diversity that consistently draws in people from across the globe.

As you step into the world of Southern California, the first thing that captures your senses is its perennially pleasant weather. The almost constant sunshine and clear blue skies paint a captivating picture that whispers promises of an idyllic vacation or even a perfect new home. Whether you're an adventure-seeker, nature lover, art enthusiast, or a foodie, SoCal has an unforgettable experience awaiting you at every corner.

In this article, GoodeHomes will share with you a 5 Must see Southern California Destinations and we do have short term rentals near them.

Goode Homes: Our Short Term Rentals In Southern California:

Set in the beautiful landscape of Southern California, our luxurious short-term rentals offer a wonderful mix of comfort and style. These homes are designed with your needs in mind, offering a high-quality living experience that makes your stay truly special.

Imagine walking into spacious, well-decorated living areas filled with top-notch furnishings. Our homes come with fully-equipped, modern kitchens where you can cook your favorite meals, and cozy bedrooms that provide a peaceful retreat after a day of adventures.

Wake up each morning to incredible views, whether it's the peaceful sight of the ocean or the charming beauty of rolling hills. The choice is yours.

But the benefits of our homes go beyond their interiors. They are located in some of Southern California's most popular areas: Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Granada Hills, Canyon Country, and Los Angeles. This means you're never far from the region's famous attractions, vibrant culture, and exciting nightlife.

In short, our luxurious short-term rentals offer more than just a place to stay. They provide a comfortable and stylish base for you to explore and enjoy all that Southern California has to offer. It's not just about finding a place to sleep; it's about experiencing a lifestyle of convenience, luxury, and fun.

I.Destination 1: Santa Clarita

santa clarita from above

Just north of Los Angeles, you'll find Santa Clarita, a city renowned for its blend of natural beauty and urban conveniences. Nestled between stretches of hills and valleys, Santa Clarita is a serene escape from the bustling city, offering a quiet, family-friendly environment, scenic views, and a host of attractions.

Must see places in Santa Clarita

Six Flags Magic Mountain:

No visit to Santa Clarita would be complete without a day spent at Six Flags Magic Mountain, a world-class theme park. With its roller coasters that reach for the sky and a variety of attractions for all ages, it offers an adrenaline-filled adventure that promises to be a highlight of your trip.

Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park:

For the outdoor enthusiast, the Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park offers a change of pace. Its striking geological formations, which have served as a backdrop for many Hollywood productions, provide a great setting for hiking, picnicking, or simply appreciating nature's artistry.

Placerita Canyon Nature Center:

Placerita Canyon Nature Center is a sanctuary of Southern California's native flora and fauna. It’s the perfect place to take a leisurely walk along the nature trails, visit the charming nature center, or explore the historic “Oak of the Golden Dream,” the site of California's original gold discovery in 1842.

Our short-term rentals in Santa Clarita

Having immersed ourselves in the diverse offerings of Santa Clarita, it's time to turn our attention to where you can rest, relax, and rejuvenate after a day of exploring this vibrant city. We proudly present our top-tier luxury rental homes in Santa Clarita, each offering a unique blend of comfort and sophistication. Carefully selected and beautifully maintained, these homes serve as the perfect base from which to embark on your Southern California adventure. Let's take a closer look at these exceptional properties: WRANGELL, ELLERY, SARK, and VILLA.


living room of ellery house in southern California

Welcome to ELLERY, a 2,800 sqft modern haven with access to a resort pool and spa. Its open-floor design seamlessly connects the large family room, the fully-equipped kitchen with a sizeable island, and the dining room, creating a sense of spaciousness. An extensive hallway links a versatile home office/bedroom at the front to the main living areas. The upstairs lounge and three more bedrooms can be reached via a central open staircase. With three work desks, it's perfect for those working or studying from home.


outdoor of sark house in southern California

Indulge in the modern elegance of SARK, a luxury home boasting a resort community pool. The formal living room and a large dining room with a buffet table merge seamlessly with the kitchen, thanks to the open floor plan. The grand entryway, complete with a large staircase, welcomes you, while the office space/5th bedroom and full bath downstairs offer added convenience. Upstairs, you'll find four more bedrooms and two bathrooms, providing ample space for relaxation.


living room of villa house in southern California

Step into luxury with VILLA, a modern home with a resort community pool. Its spacious formal living room and dining area with a buffet table are beautifully connected to the kitchen, creating a sense of openness. The inviting entryway leads to a large staircase, adding to the home's charm. The house features a half bath downstairs and four bedrooms and two full bathrooms upstairs, including a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and double vanity. The backyard with an outdoor dining setup and BBQ promises delightful alfresco experiences.

II. Destination 2: Valencia

Valencia sign ( city of santa clarita )

If Santa Clarita is the heart of Southern California, Valencia could be considered its vibrant pulse. Valencia is a planned community located within Santa Clarita, offering a balance of relaxing suburban living with the excitement of modern amenities. Lush parks, scenic bike trails, and a friendly community make Valencia a perfect destination for family-friendly fun and outdoor activities.

Must see places in Valencia

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor:

Beat the heat with a visit to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, a massive water park filled with thrilling slides, wave pools, and a lazy river. It's the perfect place for families and thrill-seekers looking to enjoy a fun-filled day in the sun.

Valencia Town Center:

Shop to your heart's content at the Valencia Town Center, a large shopping mall housing a myriad of stores, restaurants, and entertainment options. Whether you're looking for a stylish outfit, a quick bite, or a relaxing evening at the cinema, the town center has it all.

Our short-term rentals in Valencia

After exploring Valencia's attractions, you'd want a relaxing place to unwind. That's where our short-term rental options in Valencia come into play. We want to introduce our luxuries house “WaterFord”


bedroom of waterford house in southern California

Introducing WATERFORD, a modern luxury home complete with a resort-style pool. This majestic property presents a generously-sized formal living room and a large dining area with a tasteful mix of modern and classic built-in bookshelves. These spaces are wonderfully connected to the kitchen and family room, creating an inviting open layout.

The home welcomes guests with a grand entryway, featuring a broad staircase and a captivating modern painting that serves as a unique focal point. Convenience and comfort come as standard with a versatile home office (which can also serve as a fourth bedroom) and a full bath located downstairs, while three additional bedrooms and two bathrooms await upstairs. Experience the elegance of Southern California living with WATERFORD, your luxurious home away from home.

III. Destination 3: Saugus

saugus center

A charming gem in the heart of Santa Clarita Valley, Saugus is a suburban paradise exuding a small-town vibe amidst the excitement of Southern California. Known for its beautiful parks, great shopping, and a sense of community that's as warm as the California sun, Saugus offers a delightful mix of relaxation and recreation.

Must see places in Saugus

Central Park:

As the community's main outdoor space, Central Park is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. With sprawling green spaces, hiking trails, sports fields, and a summer concert series, it's a lively hub of activity and relaxation.

Santa Clarita Swap Meet:

For a unique shopping experience, head to the Santa Clarita Swap Meet. This bustling market is a treasure trove of antiques, crafts, food, and more, offering an enjoyable way to spend a Sunday morning.

Our short-term rentals in Saugus


outdoor view of ranitree house in southern California

Welcome to RAINTREE, a 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom mountain-top haven in Valencia. Inside, you'll find upscale modern furnishings throughout, an updated kitchen with stainless appliances, and a refaced fireplace in the family room. The cozy vacation home atmosphere extends to the beautiful backyard, featuring a BBQ, lounge, and outdoor dining area. Each bedroom comes equipped with hotel-like amenities, upgraded cable TV (including HBO Max and ESPN), high-speed internet, and plush spa towels. RAINTREE offers a luxurious retreat, combining the comfort of home with the allure of a vacation getaway.

IV. Destination 4: Granada Hills

Granda Hills from above

Nestled in the northern region of Los Angeles, Granada Hills is a scenic suburb that offers a peaceful and idyllic escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Known for its well-preserved mid-century architecture and its picturesque, tree-lined streets, Granada Hills provides a unique blend of suburban tranquility and cultural vibrancy.

Must see places in Granada Hills

O'Melveny Park:

As the second-largest park in Los Angeles, O'Melveny Park is a haven for nature lovers. With picturesque hiking trails, picnic areas, and spectacular views, it's a perfect spot for outdoor relaxation.

The Japanese Garden:

This serene oasis features beautifully manicured landscapes, koi ponds, and traditional Japanese tea houses. It's a tranquil retreat that showcases the beauty of Japanese culture and garden design.

Our short-term rentals in Granada Hills


outdoor view of haskell house in southern California

Unwind in HASKELL, a charming one-story, 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home. Inside, you'll discover modern furnishings, a newly remodeled kitchen and bathrooms with high-end stainless appliances, an entertainment system, and a cozy fireplace in the dining room. The vacation atmosphere extends to the beautiful backyard with a BBQ, outdoor dining and games, and ample parking. Every bedroom is equipped with special hotel-like amenities, upgraded cable TV (including HBO Max and Showtime), and luxurious spa towels.


outdoor view of Tuscan house in southern California

Welcome to TUSCAN, a 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom hilltop home. This property boasts a private pool and a unique design aesthetic where Hispanic charm meets mid-century modern. Situated in one of LA's safest communities, TUSCAN provides a peaceful stay in a quiet neighborhood of single-family homes. Here, pets are welcomed at no additional fee, and with an open lease policy, availability is guaranteed. TUSCAN offers a unique, stylish, and comfortable stay, with all of LA just 30 minutes away.

V. Destination 5: Canyon Country

canyon country

Canyon Country, a delightful neighborhood within Santa Clarita, offers a distinct flavor of Southern California living. This scenic area, known for its breathtaking mountain views and open spaces, provides a serene getaway that's a welcome respite from city life. From its rugged canyons to its charming residential areas, Canyon Country is an inviting destination that exudes natural beauty.

Must see places in Canyon Country

Vasquez Canyon Park:

Adventure awaits in this beautiful natural park. Offering hiking trails, wildlife spotting opportunities, and stunning views, Vasquez Canyon Park is a must-visit for outdoor enthusiasts.

Gibbon Conservation Center:

Learn about and interact with gibbons at this unique conservation center. This attraction is a wonderful opportunity to appreciate these fascinating creatures and learn about conservation efforts.

Our short-term rentals in Granada Hills


pool view of wrangell house in southern California

Experience the epitome of luxury at WRANGELL, a modern home with a resort pool. The expansive living room and dining area, adorned with a modern/classic built-in bookshelf, seamlessly connect to the kitchen and family room, creating a harmonious living space. With a large staircase and a stunning modern painting as the focal point, the entryway exudes grandeur. The home includes a home office (also a 4th bedroom) and full bath downstairs, along with three additional bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs.


livingroom of nest house in southern California

Welcome to NEST, a splendid one-story, 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home that seamlessly blends modern amenities with a welcoming, vacation atmosphere. The home features an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, a refaced fireplace in the family room, and a beautiful backyard complete with a BBQ, a lounge with a fire pit, outdoor dining, and an above-ground Jacuzzi. Each bedroom is furnished with hotel-like amenities, upgraded cable TV (HBO Max and ESPN), and luxurious spa towels.


indoor view of flower park house in southern California

Uncover the charm of FLOWERPARK, a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home with stunning mountain views. This home features modern upscale furnishings, an updated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, a refaced fireplace in the family room, and a beautiful backyard with a BBQ and lounge area. Three bedrooms are located upstairs and one bedroom downstairs, each equipped with special hotel-like amenities, upgraded cable TV (HBO Max and ESPN), and spa towels, offering a relaxing and memorable stay.

GoodeHomes : Your Perfect Short-Term Rental In Southern California:

After journeying with us through the heart of Southern California, from the rugged beauty of Canyon Country to the tranquil Japanese Garden in Granada Hills, it's easy to see why this region has captured the hearts of so many.

From each of our exquisite short-term rental homes, these wonders are within your reach. Picture yourself returning from a day of exploration to the refined comforts of a home that's yours, if only for a while. Each property marries the luxury of a boutique hotel with the cozy intimacy of a home. This is your base, your sanctuary, your doorway to a Southern California experience that's uniquely yours.

In Santa Clarita, Valencia, Saugus, Granada Hills, and Canyon Country, you'll find not just attractions, but a way of life that's both relaxed and invigorating. Here, you can dine in vibrant eateries, shop at charming local boutiques, or simply unwind and watch the world go by on a sun-drenched beach. This is the magic of Southern California, a land that combines the thrill of discovery with the joy of relaxation.

As you plan your next vacation, we invite you to consider our short-term rentals and the opportunities they offer. Embrace the allure of Southern California, where the sun shines bright, the people are warm, and the experiences are unforgettable.

This is Southern California - not just a destination, but a lifestyle, a feeling, a place that leaves its mark on your heart. And as you set out to explore, our doors are always open, ready to welcome you to your home away from home. Here's to the adventures that await, in a place where every day brings something new to discover. Welcome to Southern California, your next great adventure.

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