Destination guide

Vibrant North Beach will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of North Beach. This walkable and cosmopolitan city is well known for its local tours, restaurants and shopping. For a bit of culture, visit Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum or Exploratorium. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around North Beach

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes North Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Ride the Ducks San Francisco (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in North Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, North Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Twin Peaks (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Angel Island (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around North Beach

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.4 mi (20 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away.

Where to stay near North Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 351 holiday rentals near North Beach. From 277 Condos/Apartments to 23 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 North Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to North Beach?

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 North Beach:

  • Ashbury Heights: 173 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 655 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 748 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 494 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 584 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 North Beach?

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

  • Saints Peter and Paul Church: 2,270 holiday rentals
  • ABC's '7Live' Voice Box: 2,277 holiday rentals
  • The Beat Museum: 2,274 holiday rentals
  • Taylor and Bay Cable Car Turnaround: 2,258 holiday rentals
  • Abitare: 2,272 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Beach 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 North Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 277 Condos/Apartments in North Beach. Our other popular types of North Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 23 holiday houses
  • Studios: 228 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 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 North Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in North Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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