Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Muir Beach

The beaches and forests create a pretty picture of Muir Beach. Travelers appreciate the hiking in this romantic city. Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Muir Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Muir Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (9.7 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Lincoln Park Golf Club (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Presidio Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Muir Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Muir Beach. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Muir Woods (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Angel Island (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Muir Beach

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 19.3 mi (31.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

Where to stay near Muir Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,389 house rentals near Muir Beach. From 497 Houses to 54 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Muir Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Muir Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Muir Beach:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 749 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 572 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 639 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Heights: 299 vacation rentals
  • Richmond District: 773 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Muir Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Muir Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sausalito Visitors Kiosk: 2,131 home rentals
  • Alcatraz Island: 2,161 home rentals
  • San Francisco Botanical Garden: 2,202 home rentals
  • Fishermans Wharf Cable Car Turnaround: 2,175 home rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,218 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Muir Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Muir Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 497 Houses in Muir Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Muir Beach include:

  • Cottages: 54 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 54 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 54 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Muir Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 174 vacation homes with pool available in Muir Beach.

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