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Popular amenities for San Rafael vacation rentals

Stay near San Rafael's top sights

Sol Food226 locals recommend
Good Earth Natural Foods192 locals recommend
Terrapin Crossroads98 locals recommend
China Camp State Park87 locals recommend
Picco Restaurant80 locals recommend
Rustic Bakery77 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in San Rafael

  • Total rentals

    500 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    25K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    250 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    130 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    90 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    270 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in San Rafael?

    San Rafael has a Mediterranean climate, with mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. The average high in summer reaches 85°F (29°C), while the average low in winter can drop to 40°F (4°C). Humidity levels are generally low.

  • What are some of the best things to do in San Rafael?

    You can explore the Marin History Museum, enjoy a leisurely stroll at China Camp State Park, or watch a movie at the Rafael Film Center. Kids will love a visit to the WildCare animal rehabilitation center.

  • What is the best time of year to visit San Rafael?

    The most frequented time to visit San Rafael is during the summer months from June to August. During this time, you can experience events like the Marin County Fair and the San Rafael Italian Street Painting Festival.

  • What are the best places to stay in San Rafael?

    Downtown San Rafael is a popular area to stay, with its variety of restaurants and shops. Another favored area is Terra Linda, known for its quiet residential neighborhoods and proximity to outdoor activities.

  • What are the best places to visit in San Rafael?

    Popular places to visit in San Rafael include the Mission San Rafael Arcángel, Marin County Civic Center, and the Marin History Museum. Nature lovers often appreciate the beauty of China Camp State Park and Terra Linda Open Space Preserve.

  • What are some hiking trails in San Rafael?

    For hiking enthusiasts, San Rafael has the Terra Linda-Sleepy Hollow Divide and Bayfront Park trails. The China Camp State Park also has a variety of trails suitable for different fitness levels.

  • What are some family activities to do in San Rafael?

    Families will enjoy the Marinwood Pool and Park, playing at McInnis Park, or exploring the Marin Society of Artists. The WildCare animal rehabilitation center is also a fascinating place for children.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in San Rafael?

    San Rafael is ideally situated for day trips. You could explore nearby towns like Novato and Sausalito, or venture further to the city of San Francisco, less than 20 miles (32 km) away.

  • Do house rentals in San Rafael have wireless internet?

    Absolutely! We offer over 260 house rentals with wireless internet in San Rafael. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do house rentals in San Rafael have a bbq area?

    Absolutely! We offer over 80 house rentals with a bbq area in San Rafael. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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