Destination guide

Head to the vibrant city of Civic Center

Come and experience Civic Center and its architecture, live music and museums. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, restaurants and festivals. Local cultural sights include Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Civic Center

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Civic Center a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Civic Center

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Civic Center is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Twin Peaks (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Angel Island (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Muir Woods (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Civic Center

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Civic Center?

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 Civic Center:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 732 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 388 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 564 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 327 holiday homes
  • Bernal Heights: 228 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 Civic Center?

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

  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,155 holiday rentals
  • Louise Davies Symphony Hall: 2,161 holiday rentals
  • War Memorial Opera House: 2,150 holiday rentals
  • SFJAZZ Center: 2,102 holiday rentals
  • California State Building: 2,102 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Civic Center 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 Civic Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Civic Center. Our other popular types of Civic Center holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 170 holiday houses
  • Studios: 159 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 7 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Civic Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Civic Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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