Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Union City

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Union City. Renowned for its restaurants, bird watching and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Union City

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Union City a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • California's Great America (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Aqua Adventure Water Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Golden Tee Golfland (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Chouinard Vineyards (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Westover Winery (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Union City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Union City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shoreline Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Alameda Creek Regional Trail (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hayward Regional Shoreline Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Traveling to and around Union City

Fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Union City Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Union City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 473 holiday lettings near Union City. From 244 Houses to 157 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Union City is on HomeAway.

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

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 Union City:

  • Suburban Park - Lorelei Manor - Flood Park Triangle: 28 holiday homes
  • Mission District: 584 holiday homes
  • Bernal Heights: 222 holiday homes
  • Mission Bay: 140 holiday homes
  • Ponderosa Park: 22 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 Union City?

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

  • Union Landing: 1,014 holiday lettings
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park: 1,076 holiday lettings
  • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: 1,054 holiday lettings
  • 555 California Street: 2,167 holiday lettings
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station: 2,209 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 244 Houses in Union City. Our other popular types of Union City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 157 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Union City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Union City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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