Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Walnut Creek

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Walnut Creek. This scenic and welcoming city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and hiking. Lafayette Gallery and Waterworld California are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Walnut Creek

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Walnut Creek has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waterworld California (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Tilden Park Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Oakland Zoo (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Bridges Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Indian Rock Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Children's Fairyland (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Walnut Creek

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Walnut Creek is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Gardens at Heather Farm (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ruth Bancroft Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Castle Rock Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lafayette Reservoir (4.3 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Walnut Creek

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.7 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at Walnut Creek Station or Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Where to stay near Walnut Creek?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,537 holiday rentals near Walnut Creek. From 487 Houses to 810 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Walnut Creek is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Walnut Creek?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Walnut Creek:

  • Upper Telegraph: 64 holiday homes
  • Claremont Hills: 37 holiday homes
  • West Oakland: 40 holiday homes
  • Montclair: 27 holiday homes
  • Claremont: 57 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Walnut Creek?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Walnut Creek. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Broadway Plaza: 777 holiday rentals
  • Walnut Creek Station: 782 holiday rentals
  • Pleasant Hill-Contra Costa Centre BART Station: 778 holiday rentals
  • Diablo Hills Golf Course: 781 holiday rentals
  • Castle Rock Park: 743 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Walnut Creek listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Walnut Creek?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 487 Houses in Walnut Creek. Our other popular types of Walnut Creek holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 810 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 43 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 43 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Walnut Creek?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 170 holiday homes with pool available in Walnut Creek. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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