Located between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Angeles National Forest, Chatsworth is often called the "Last Frontier of Los Angeles." Its position on the edge of the city gives it prime access to the big-city amenities that LA is famous for, while the stunning Southern California wilderness remains tantalizingly close. Famous for its burgeoning agricultural industry's fruit business, as well as thoroughbred horse ranches, the rugged scenery here has served as a background in several Western movies. The Native American rock art left in Chatsworth caves makes it seem like this neighborhood's prime location has been recognized for eons, so check out hotels in Chatsworth to see what it's all about.
Chatsworth is situated 37 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), making it easy to get from the airport to this historic town in a rental car. You can also get here via several buses or a combination of bus and train. In fact, the Chatsworth Transportation Center is a hub for more than 30 trains and buses daily, assuring easy access to downtown LA from Chatsworth hotels. Some visitors even like to stay in Chatsworth to explore the outdoors, then search for Los Angeles hotels and experience a lively night or two in the city.
Chatsworth's gems are its parks, so browse Chatsworth rental cars and go park hopping. Chatsworth Park North features hiking trails and sports fields among 20 acres of scenic Simi Hills landscape, while the Chatsworth Nature Preserve offers some of the area's best bird-watching. Stoney Point Park is a rock-climber's paradise, while Sage Ranch Park boasts the area's best panoramic views. Then there's Santa Susana Pass Historic State Park, which combines history and nature, as classic figures of the Old West once frequented its lands.
When visiting a crowded city like Los Angeles, Chatsworth, as one of its neighborhoods with the lowest density, provides a calm escape. Search for hotels near Chatsworth on Travelocity to begin planning your blissful vacation, and download the Travelocity mobile app to receive exclusive deals delivered right to your smartphone.