Destination guide

The artsy city of South of Market awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, architecture and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in South of Market. This city's shopping, entertainment and restaurants attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and walkable location add to the charm. AT&T Park and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South of Market

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South of Market a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South of Market

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, South of Market is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Angel Island (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South of Market

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 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 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to San Francisco 4th and King Station. It's easy to get around South of Market by catching a ride on the metro at Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station or Civic Center Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around South of Market?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 712 house rentals around South of Market. From 539 Condos/Apartments to 95 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South of Market is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South of Market?

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 South of Market:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 747 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 570 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 644 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Heights: 300 vacation rentals
  • North Central: 26 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 South of Market?

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

  • AT&T Park: 2,255 home rentals
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center: 2,218 home rentals
  • Labyrinth of Cultures: 2,201 home rentals
  • Society of California Pioneers: 2,190 home rentals
  • Museum of the African Diaspora: 2,240 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South of Market 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 Condos/Apartments in South of Market?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 539 Condos/Apartments in South of Market. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South of Market include:

  • Houses: 95 lodging choices
  • Studios: 468 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 5 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South of Market?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 83 vacation homes with pool available in South of Market.

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