Destination guide

Travel to scenic Sunset District

The area's museums and architecture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Sunset District. This scenic and cosmopolitan city is well known for its beaches, seaside and coffee shops. Twin Peaks and Golden Gate Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sunset District

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sunset District a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Steinhart Aquarium (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Morrison Planetarium (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Circus Center (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Sunset District

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, October, September, August and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sunset District

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sunset District is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Angel Island (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Muir Woods (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sunset District

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 15.3 mi (24.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Sunset District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 481 holiday rentals near Sunset District. From 281 Condos/Apartments to 149 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sunset District is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sunset District?

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 Sunset District:

  • Ashbury Heights: 159 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 630 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 736 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 571 holiday homes
  • Alamo Square: 612 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 Sunset District?

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

  • Painted Ladies: 2,187 holiday rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,194 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption: 2,163 holiday rentals
  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,189 holiday rentals
  • Marin Headlands: 2,051 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sunset District 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 Condos/Apartments in Sunset District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 281 Condos/Apartments in Sunset District. Our other popular types of Sunset District holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 149 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 6 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sunset District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in Sunset District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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