Destination guide

Travel to artsy Redwood City

Take a vacation to Redwood City and enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and opera. This welcoming city allures visitors with its cafés and shopping. Computer History Museum and Mavericks are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Redwood City

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Redwood City has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Redwood City

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Redwood City is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mavericks (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Shoreline Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Bedwell Bayfront Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Marlin Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Port Royal Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Laurie Meadows Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Redwood City

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 7 mi (11.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Redwood City Station.

Where to stay near Redwood City?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 589 house rentals near Redwood City. From 288 Houses to 217 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Redwood City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Redwood City?

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 Redwood City:

  • Mount Carmel: 29 vacation rentals
  • Roosevelt: 36 vacation rentals
  • Oak Knoll - Redwood Park: 32 vacation rentals
  • Centennial: 33 vacation rentals
  • Redwood Oaks: 25 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 Redwood City?

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

  • Huddart Park: 786 home rentals
  • Woodside Central Shopping Center: 1,016 home rentals
  • Filoli: 793 home rentals
  • Redwood City Station: 999 home rentals
  • Alcatraz Island: 2,163 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Redwood City 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 Redwood City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 288 Houses in Redwood City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Redwood City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 217 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 19 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 19 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Redwood City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 108 vacation homes with pool available in Redwood City.

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