Destination guide

The beachside setting of Torrance is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's festivals, culture and art galleries with a rental holiday home in Torrance. Renowned for its shopping, beaches and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. RMS Queen Mary and Sony Pictures Studios are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Torrance

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Torrance has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sony Pictures Studios (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Santa Monica Pier (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Redondo Beach Pier (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lakes at El Segundo (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Campus El Segundo (6.8 mi / 11 km)

Seasonal weather in Torrance

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Torrance

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torrance is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Wilson Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hopkins Wilderness Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Vincent Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Seaside Lagoon (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Torrance

Fly into Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 8.5 mi (13.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Torrance?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,157 holiday rentals near Torrance. From 879 Houses to 822 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Torrance for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Torrance?

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 Torrance:

  • Northwest Torrance: 16 holiday homes
  • Torrance Beach: 15 holiday homes
  • Southwood: 27 holiday homes
  • West Torrance: 15 holiday homes
  • Seaside: 18 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 Torrance?

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

  • Torrance Beach: 3,634 holiday rentals
  • Chen Art Gallery: 4,791 holiday rentals
  • Wilson Park: 4,532 holiday rentals
  • Palos Verdes Bowl: 3,415 holiday rentals
  • Del Amo Fashion Center: 4,805 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Torrance 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 Torrance?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 879 Houses in Torrance. Our other popular types of Torrance holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 822 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 112 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 112 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Torrance?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 368 holiday homes with pool available in Torrance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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