Los Angeles is one of the most popular U.S. destinations for families that love to travel. There is so much to see, do, and experience that your daily itinerary will always be full. From sandy beaches and water sports to theme parks and Hollywood tours, there’s something for children (and parents) of all ages. It’s no wonder why LA has been named one of the top tourist destinations in America.
Where you stay while visiting Los Angeles can make a big difference in your overall experience. When traveling with kids, it’s important to keep driving time to a minimum to avoid fussiness. Fortunately, there are many amazing Airbnbs located within close proximity to all of LA’s top activities and attractions. Here’s a look at our list of the top kid-friendly Airbnbs in LA.
1. Private Home with Big Backyard & BBQ
Family Features: Private yard, BBQ, pergola, wifi, washer and dryer, and nursery
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, baby monitor, bathtub, and children’s books and toys
Enjoy bright, airy accommodations while staying at this private home in the Westchester neighborhood of LA. The area is home to several known places of interest, such as Loyola Marymount University. It is also near Silicone Beach and Santa Monica. The three-bedroom, three-bath home has been remodeled with elegant furnishings and features a private backyard with pergola, market lights, fire pit, and a barbecue grill.
When the kids are not playing in the private front or backyard, the family may choose to visit one of many local attractions. Nearby, The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center offers ample family-friendly entertainment. See the latest film at the Cinemark 18 and XD or eat and play at the local Dave and Busters. After a long day, come back home and rest in the hammock out in the backyard.
2. Hollywood Hills Home with Pool
Family Features: Pool, mountain views, gardens, backyard, grill, and fire pit
Kid-Friendly Amenities: Pack ‘n Play, children’s dinnerware, children’s books and toys, and pool toys
Venture up to the Hollywood Hills where you’ll find this gem of a house. With incredible mountain views and lush gardens, this family-friendly home is the perfect getaway destination for families. The Airbnb is filled with natural light and features colorful décor, a spacious backyard, pool, outdoor seating, and BBQ and grill.
The home in the hills gives the property a secluded feel without being too far from the action. Just a short drive away are coffee shops, brunch spots, delicious sushi, and even Pilates. There is much to do in the Hollywood area for kids, such as a visit to the long-running Hollywood Wax Museum or the Guinness World Records Museum.
3. Home in Atwater Village
Family Features: Filtered drinking water, large backyard, treehouse, rowing machine, piano, guitar, and drum kit
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, bathtub, children’s dinnerware, and children’s books and toys
While visiting LA, spend your time relaxing at this Spanish-style vacation home in the neighborhood of Atwater Village. The two-bedroom, one-bath home welcomes both children and pets, perfect for smaller families. In addition to central AC and heat, the home is equipped with reverse osmosis filtered drinking water, a lush backyard with treehouse, rowing machine, and music like a guitar, piano, and drum kit.
The vacation rental has games, toys, and books for the kids, and plenty of areas for the adults to lounge. Nearby is one of the city’s best bakeries, Proof, and excellent family-friendly attractions like Street Food Cinema. This drive-in outdoor movie series has food trucks and more.
4. Luxury Retreat Near Downtown Disney
Family Features: Fenced in yard, playhouse, washer and dryer, streaming video apps, and wifi
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, children’s table, children’s dinnerware, bathtub, room-darkening shades, games, and children’s books and toys
This Garden Grove retreat is the ultimate vacation destination for families with children. The four-bedroom, two-bath home sports more than 1,900 square feet of space which includes an indoor playhouse for children and a resort-style backyard. Everything is new and includes a range of amenities, such as wifi, streaming video apps, luxurious bed linens, board games, and washer and dryer.
There is no shortage of fun things to do near this luxury home. The property is just a 10-minute walk to Downtown Disney and Disneyland. It’s also a 20-minute drive to the beach. Families will find all essential stores within a 3- to 5-minute drive for convenience, such as Target, Walmart, Costco, and Ralph’s Grocery.
5. West Anaheim Home with Lazy River-Style Pool
Family Features: Lazy river-style pool, outdoor seating, pool table, foosball, themed children’s bedrooms, and hot tub
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, children’s dinnerware, baby safety gates, and children’s books and toys
There’s plenty for families to enjoy in this clean and cozy seven-bedroom, four-bath home. The large family home offers a lazy river-style pool, modern furnishings, and Disney-themed bedrooms for the kids with bunk beds and murals.
Located on a quiet street in West Anaheim, the property is just minutes from Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm. It also only a 25-minute drive to Huntington Beach where the family can enjoy a day of fun in the sun.
6. Bungalow with Private Half Acre
Family Features: Smart TVs, fireplace, fully-equipped kitchen, AC, memory foam mattresses, outdoor seating, and BBQ grill.
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, bathtub, children’s dinnerware, and children’s books and toys
Located in Pasadena, this charming home offers cozy accommodations and all of the amenities you need for a relaxing stay. The living room is equipped with a TV and fireplace, while the kitchen has modern appliances and complimentary coffee pods. The bedrooms are equipped with smart TVs, AC, and memory foam mattresses. Outdoors, there is seating and a BBQ grill.
The home is located in a relaxing neighborhood that has nice local parks, restaurants, and shopping. Families visiting the area can enjoy a range of outdoor fun, such as hiking in the Eaton Canyon Natural Area or picnicking in Victory Park.
7. Luxury Resort Home in Anaheim
Family Features: Heated pool, mini water park, jacuzzi, BBQ, smart TVs, and game room
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, room-darkening shades, and game console
Traveling with a large family and want resort-style accommodations without staying in an actual resort? Then reserve this spacious six-bedroom, four-bath home in Anaheim. The newly renovated home features a resort-style heated pool and jacuzzi, a mini water park for the kids, BBQ, and ample outdoor seating. An iPad in the wall enables guests to control the fully-automated home, and the incredible game room with keep the kids busy throughout your stay.
The home is within close proximity to Disneyland and many of the area’s other top attractions. Step back into time when knights were heroes at Medieval Times in Buena Park. Or head to the Discover Cube & Science Center and allow your children to explore the many hands-on science exhibits.
8. Architects House in Venice Beach
Family Features: Outdoor playground, bunk beds, and fully-equipped kitchen
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, baby monitor, baby bath, bathtub, and backyard
This sleek LA home features two bedrooms and one-and-a-half baths. It contains a family-friendly kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, and designer furniture and artwork. For the children, there is an outdoor playground and bunk beds.
The home is located in a community-oriented neighborhood with many families with children. In nearby Griffith Park, families can enjoy a ride on the historic merry-go-round or a pony ride for just $5. Or see a show at the El Capitan Theatre, a Disney-operated theater that hosts “Tiny Tot Tuesdays” each week.
9. Vacation Home with On-Site Entertainment
Family Features: Heated pool, professional putting green, spa, patio seating, BBQ, arcade games, and ping pong table
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, children’s dinnerware, children’s books and toys, bathtub, room-darkening shades, outlet covers, and game console
When staying at this beautiful Anaheim home, guests don’t even have to leave their own backyard to enjoy tons of activities and entertainment. The home is equipped with a swimming pool and putting green. There is also a spa, patio seating and dining table, BBQ, and backyard privacy.
The kitchen is fully stocked and there are four TVs in the home. There is also a game room with arcade basketball, ping pong table, Pac-Mac machine, and more. Families have access to plenty of pool toys, pool lounge chairs, and board games and kids toys. The property is also close to the area’s top attractions, such as Sea World, Six Flags, and Legoland.
10. Dream Family Vacation Home
Family Features: Large backyard, carts, scooters, arcade games, fully-equipped kitchen, and outdoor seating
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, babysitter recommendations, changing table, children’s dinnerware, baby bath, crib, and room-darkening shades
This Anaheim home is a child’s paradise, offering plenty of fun things to do inside and out. The three-bedroom, two-bath home features a large backyard with two separate lands: Jungle Safari and Carsland. Kids have access to carts, scooters, and other fun toys, as well as tons of games. Inside, there are arcade games, a fully-equipped kitchen, game console, and cozy family areas.
11. Modern Farmhouse
Family Features: Private yard, gas fireplace, indoor and outdoor seating, and BBQ
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, bathtub, room-darkening shades, babysitter recommendations, fireplace guards, baby monitor, and children’s books and toys
Experience the best of California living in this beautiful four-bedroom, two-bath home with private yard. The clean and comfortable property has a living room with gas fireplace, indoor and outdoor seating, BBQ, herb and strawberry garden, and an open floor plan.
The home is located just one block from Abbott Kinney Blvd where guests will find the latest fashions, art, and cuisine. Venice Beach and Boardwalk is just three blocks away and offers entertainment, music, shopping, food, and much more.
12. Mediterranean-Style Beach House
Family Features: Private patio, large front yard, fire pit, spa, and sauna
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, baby monitor, bathtub, and children’s dinnerware
Set foot into this beautiful rustic home and you’ll never want to leave. Located in the heart of Venice, the Mediterranean-style beach home features high ceilings, hardwood floors, plenty of natural light, and bedrooms with their own bathrooms and private patio. The private front yard has plenty of room for kids to play and the backyard offers fun activities like a fire pit, spa, and sauna.
13. Kid-Friendly Mini Resort
Family Features: Playset, outdoor kitchen, BBQ, large TV, pool, jacuzzi, basketball hoop, and tennis court
Kid-Friendly Amenities: Crib
This five-bedroom, four-bath home offers plenty of space for families to spread out. The home stretches more than 5,000 square feet and includes a laundry room, vaulted ceilings, tons of natural lighting, and a backyard with outdoor kitchen and wood fire pizza oven. There is also a BBQ, large TV, pool, jacuzzi, children’s playground, basketball hoop, and tennis court.
There is plenty to do away from the home too. Visit the Fullerton Arboretum, a 26-acre botanical garden or head to Adventure City. This amusement park features both thrill and kiddie rides, perfect for families of all sizes and ages.
14. Modern Home with Lots of Games
Family Features: Arcade 1Up, smart TVs, wifi, sports games, checker’s table, and board games
Kid-Friendly Amenities: High chair, Pack ‘n Play, room-darkening shades, fireplace guards, game console, bathtub, children’s books and toys, children’s dinnerware, and crib
If your kids love games, then your family will enjoy staying at this game-filled Airbnb. The four-bedroom, three-bath home features a large kitchen with high-end appliances, living room with sofa bed, dining room with seating for six, and driveway use.
The home is located in a quiet and safe neighborhood within close proximity to many local attractions. Plan a day trip to Descanso Gardens and allow your little ones to roam the natural world. Or visit the Kidspace Children’s Museum which has 3.5 acres of interactive exhibits.