Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Mill Valley

The area's theatre scene and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Mill Valley. Renowned for its forests, hiking and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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

Sightseeing in and around Mill Valley

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mill Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mill Valley

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mill Valley 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 centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Twin Peaks (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Muir Woods (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Angel Island (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mill Valley

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mill Valley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mill Valley:

  • Almonte: 61 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 707 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 358 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 541 holiday homes
  • Haight-Ashbury: 270 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mill Valley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Mill Valley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,856 holiday rentals
  • Throckmorton Theater: 1,896 holiday rentals
  • Mount Tamalpais State Park: 1,733 holiday rentals
  • Tennessee Valley Trailhead: 1,965 holiday rentals
  • Old Mill Park: 1,877 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Mill Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 443 Houses in Mill Valley. Our other popular types of Mill Valley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 675 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 53 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 53 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mill Valley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 178 holiday homes with pool available in Mill Valley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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