Destination guide

Vibrant Mission District will entice you

Take a holiday to Mission District and enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and entertainment. This cosmopolitan and scenic city entices travellers with its bars and festivals. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street 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 and attractions in and around Mission District

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Mission District a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. 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 (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Circus Center (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mission District

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mission District is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Angel Island (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Mission District

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 10 mi (16.1 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 11.6 mi (18.6 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at 16th Street Mission Station or 24th Street Mission Station and easily see more of the city.

Where to stay near Mission District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 665 holiday rentals near Mission District. From 479 Condos/Apartments to 111 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 Mission District is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mission 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 Mission District:

  • Ashbury Heights: 189 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 725 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 816 holiday homes
  • Sunset District: 520 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 654 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 Mission District?

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

  • Ratio 3: 2,416 holiday rentals
  • Root Division: 2,237 holiday rentals
  • Balmy Alley: 2,394 holiday rentals
  • Harvey Milk Plaza: 2,368 holiday rentals
  • Eleanor Harwood Gallery: 2,276 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mission 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 Mission District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 479 Condos/Apartments in Mission District. Our other popular types of Mission District holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 111 holiday houses
  • Studios: 449 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Mission District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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