8 Family & Pet-Friendly Travel Vacation Homes in The Sierra

Still Time to Book the 4th of July Get-away in the Sierra

Sierra Rec Magazine – Sponsored Post: VRBO – Summer 2022 – As summer begins to heat up in the Sierra Nevada and families look for new and exciting ways to enjoy the outdoors. We have searched out and found 8 ideal locations across the Sierra for families and friends to visit together and bring the pets.

When traveling with a group, booking a vacation home in these popular destinations allows families to stay under one roof and provides privacy and other family-friendly amenities like kitchens, private pools, backyards and more.

Musick Creek Landing Rustic Cabin sleeps 11

Rustic cabin in the woods with hot tub, fireplace, deck & game room – Musick Creek Landing

Find yourself just south of Shaver Lake making the best memories here at Musick Creek Landing, a year-round escape just waiting to welcome you home. The central location will place you mere minutes from shopping, dining, boating, hiking, and national forests, so there will be no delay in filling each day with fun for the whole family. A day trip to Yosemite National Park is always a treat as well when you feel like venturing out a bit! Learn More here

Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Luxury Cabin East Village walking distance to town – Shaver lake

Immaculate 3 level 3 bedroom 3 bath home 2200 sq ft with garage. 1 King Bed & 3 Queen Beds Fully Stocked with all the amenities. Keurig Coffee Maker Iron Blow Dryer Crock Pot and many more. Walking distance to town Beautiful Fire place with an amazing view out the big front bay window Large Rooms Large kitchen can fit 12 comfortable Arcade game 4 players with over 600 games Big screen Tv with a large patio outside with fire pit. Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Secluded Mountain Retreat – south Lake Tahoe – Sleeps 8

Hidatsa Cozy Secluded Mountain Retreat – 3BR, 2BA, Jacuzzi

For your next mountain adventure, book this cozy 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom house in a calm, secluded forest neighborhood. Backing to miles of U.S. Forest Service land on over 1/2 acre, right at the trailhead popular for hiking and mountain biking at the end of a quiet Tahoe Paradise cul-de-sac. This one story cabin is situated in the location coupled with the setting you are looking for when coming to South Lake Tahoe. Far away from the crowds and traffic, yet only a short drive to town and skiing.

The home is located near Pioneer Trail which is the fastest road to get to places in and around South Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Large Kirkwood Meadow Log-cabin Home – Sleeps 12

Large Kirkwood Meadow Log-cabin Home

Log-cabin mountain retreat on the meadow at Kirkwood Ski Resort. This property may or may not be available the winter of 2022/2023 season – if you book, we may not be able to move you to another property during the holidays

A roaring fire awaits you in this beautiful luxury ski cabin in East Meadows at Kirkwood Mountain Resort. Great views of the Sentinels and Palisades directly out wall to ceiling windows from a sunken living space. Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Mountain retreat w/ private hot tub, deck, gas grill

Mountain retreat w/ private hot tub, deck, gas grill – Tahoma – Lake Tahoe

Welcome to Tahoma Tranquility, your perfect tranquil Lake Tahoe escape in the winter or summer close to the lake! This modern cabin is just a few minutes from a shared private beach, a short drive to major ski resorts, and close to endless hiking trails and the most beautiful beaches and scenery on Lake Tahoe at Sugar Pine State Park, Emerald Bay, Meeks Bay, and D.L. Bliss State Park Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Valley View Oasis – Sleeps 8

Valley View Oasis w/t Private Hot tub ,Pool Table ,Arcade Game & More

Are you ready for a truly Secluded Getaway in the Mountains? Our Private Secluded Valley View Oasis will welcome you home and will make it hard for you to leave. This vacation retreat sits on 21 acres, offering privacy and seclusion at its best. Bring your toys and explore all that the Juniper Creek Ranch gated community has to offer.

As you walk in you’ll find an open concept, vaulted ceiling living room, large windows that bring nature inside, a beautiful wood fireplace, and a large kitchen for the chef in the family. Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Walker Ranch: Lost Sierra Mountain Escape – Sleeps 12

Walker Ranch: Lost Sierra Mountain Escape

Nestled on 10 acres in the heart of the Lost Sierra & surrounded by the Plumas National Forest, Walker Ranch is a spacious retreat perfect for a family or friends mountain getaway. Whether you are in town to explore the beauty of the Lakes Basin, attend a wedding, enjoy world class mountain biking, or simply to relax in a serene mountain landscape, you will be well located at Walker Ranch. Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals – Book now with Vrbo!

Tree-lined family cabin w/ large deck, pool table, foosball table, & fireplace! – Sleeps 8

Tree-lined family cabin w/ large deck, pool table, foosball table, & fireplace!

Arnold Ca – Escape into the serenity of Arnold’s towering woodlands at this lovely mountain home. Featuring vaulted ceilings, a cozy fireplace, and huge windows that frame the surrounding evergreens, this property offers all the comforts of home in a tranquil, natural setting. With three levels and a recreation room with foosball and pool tables, this is the ideal home base for your next family getaway! Ideal for Group Travel. Vrbo Vacation Rentals.

All homes featured here were available 4th of July weekend 2022, at the time of this article. VRBO features hundreds of homes through out the Sierra Nevada with variety of amenities and services available. For this list we curated homes available that allowed pets and had sleeping arrangement at a minimum of 6 people that were listed as Premier Hosts in most cases.

Source: Curated list from VRBO Affiliate program



Publisher of Sierra Rec Magazine. An avid hiker and explorer of mountain lifestyle and adventure. I love to discover new trails, hike along rivers and hang a hammock along the shores of a mountain lake. I often great people on the trail and have found some of my favorite places from the advice of people I meet in the Wilderness. I love the sierra and just like sharing what I know.

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