Destination guide

The artsy city of Novato awaits you

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Novato. This city's riverfront, wildlife and shopping draw many visitors. Sonoma Plaza and Muir Woods are just a couple of the must-sees 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 Novato

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Novato a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artesa Winery (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Stone Tree Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Audi Sportscar Experience (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Adobe Road Winery (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Novato

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Novato 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 center:

  • Sonoma Plaza (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Muir Woods (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Jack London State Historic Park (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Angel Island (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Quarryhill Botanical Garden (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Shollenberger Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)

Traveling to and around Novato

Fly into Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), the closest airport, located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Novato?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,288 holiday lettings near Novato. From 646 Houses to 104 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Novato for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Novato:

  • Thousand Oaks: 173 holiday homes
  • Richmond District: 764 holiday homes
  • Mission District: 582 holiday homes
  • North of the Panhandle: 719 holiday homes
  • Mission Bay: 137 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Novato?

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

  • Pacheco Ranch Winery: 1,370 holiday lettings
  • Novato History Museum: 1,119 holiday lettings
  • Indian Valley Golf Club: 956 holiday lettings
  • Marin Museum of Contemporary Art: 1,429 holiday lettings
  • Stone Tree Golf Club: 1,238 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 646 Houses in Novato. Our other popular types of Novato holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 104 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 357 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 315 self catering accommodations

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 Novato?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 293 holiday homes with pool available in Novato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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