Destination guide

Travel to theatrical Redwood City

Take a holiday to Redwood City and enjoy the area's theatre scene, entertainment and opera. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its cafes and shopping. Computer History Museum and Mavericks 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 Redwood City

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Redwood City has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mariners Point Golf Center (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Links (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Redwood City

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Redwood City is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mavericks (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Shoreline Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Bedwell Bayfront Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Marlin Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Port Royal Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Laurie Meadows Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Redwood City

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 7 mi (11.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Redwood City Station.

Where to stay near Redwood City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 590 holiday rentals near Redwood City. From 290 Houses to 212 Condos/Apartments, 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 Redwood City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Redwood City?

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 Redwood City:

  • Roosevelt: 31 holiday homes
  • Oak Knoll - Redwood Park: 26 holiday homes
  • Mount Carmel: 28 holiday homes
  • Centennial: 31 holiday homes
  • Redwood Oaks: 20 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 Redwood City?

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

  • Filoli: 791 holiday rentals
  • Nazareth Ice Oasis: 1,023 holiday rentals
  • El Corte De Madera: 705 holiday rentals
  • Huddart Park: 763 holiday rentals
  • Redwood City Station: 987 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Redwood City 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 Redwood City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 290 Houses in Redwood City. Our other popular types of Redwood City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 212 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 19 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 19 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 Redwood City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 107 holiday homes with pool available in Redwood City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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