Destination guide

The arty city of Little Italy awaits you

The area's museums and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Little Italy. Travellers especially like the restaurants, boating and shopping in this walkable and cosmopolitan city. San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park 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.


Sightseeing in and around Little Italy

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Little Italy a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Diego Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • SeaWorld (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Balboa Park Carousel (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Balboa Park Golf Course (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Heritage Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hotel Circle (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Little Italy

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

  • Balboa Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • La Jolla Cove (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Old Town San Diego State Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Coronado Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Ocean Beach Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mission Beach (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Little Italy

The nearest airport is in San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field), which is 6.2 mi (9.9 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at County Center - Little Italy Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Little Italy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 665 holiday rentals near Little Italy. From 477 Condos/Apartments to 92 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Little Italy for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Little Italy?

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 Little Italy:

  • La Jolla Shores: 541 holiday homes
  • Del Mar Heights: 1,510 holiday homes
  • La Jolla Village: 600 holiday homes
  • Mission Hills: 2,210 holiday homes
  • Coronado Village: 324 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 Little Italy?

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

  • San Diego Convention Center: 1,525 holiday rentals
  • Seaworld: 4,859 holiday rentals
  • Tijuana Wax Museum: 2,354 holiday rentals
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: 4,850 holiday rentals
  • Torrey Pines State Reserve: 5,889 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Little Italy 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 Condos/Apartments in Little Italy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 477 Condos/Apartments in Little Italy. Our other popular types of Little Italy holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 92 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 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 Little Italy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 133 holiday homes with pool available in Little Italy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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