Destination guide

The picturesque setting of San Anselmo is ready to explore

The wildlife and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in San Anselmo. This city's cafés, shopping and hiking draw many visitors. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around San Anselmo

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that San Anselmo has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Stone Tree Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Club (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Anselmo

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Anselmo is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Twin Peaks (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Muir Woods (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Angel Island (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around San Anselmo

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 22.7 mi (36.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Anselmo?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 308 house rentals around San Anselmo. From 194 Houses to 34 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 around San Anselmo is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Anselmo?

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 San Anselmo:

  • Sleepy Hollow: 16 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 720 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 551 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 620 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Heights: 287 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 San Anselmo?

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

  • Robson-Harrington House: 1,810 home rentals
  • Phoenix Lake: 1,811 home rentals
  • San Anselmo Memorial Park: 1,767 home rentals
  • Barn Theatre: 1,862 home rentals
  • San Anselmo Town Hall: 1,830 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Anselmo 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 San Anselmo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 194 Houses in San Anselmo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Anselmo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 34 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 25 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 25 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Anselmo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 61 vacation homes with pool available in San Anselmo.

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