Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Richmond

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Richmond. Travellers to this scenic city praise the bird watching, sporting events and boating. Alcatraz Island and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Richmond

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Waterworld California (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Richmond is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Angel Island (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Muir Woods (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

Fly into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Richmond Transit Center.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Richmond?

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 Richmond:

  • Southwest Annex: 16 holiday homes
  • Richmond Annex: 21 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 714 holiday homes
  • Noe Valley: 367 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 561 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 Richmond?

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

  • Golden State Model Railroad Museum: 2,031 holiday rentals
  • Richmond Transit Center: 2,031 holiday rentals
  • Craneway Pavilion: 2,028 holiday rentals
  • Nevin Community Center: 2,060 holiday rentals
  • Richmond Museum of History: 2,020 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond 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 Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 734 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 860 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 70 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 70 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 Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 223 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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