Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Benicia

The area's history and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Benicia. Well known for its biking, restaurants and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. Lafayette Gallery and Waterworld California are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Benicia

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Benicia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterworld California (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Artesa Winery (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Blue Rock Springs Golf Courses (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Mare Island Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Solano County Fairgrounds (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Benicia

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Benicia is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tilden Regional Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Benicia State Recreation Area (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Bayfront Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Markham Regional Arboretum (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

How to get to and around Benicia

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 13.1 mi (21.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Benicia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 586 holiday lettings near Benicia. From 312 Houses to 32 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Benicia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Benicia:

  • Thousand Oaks: 147 holiday homes
  • Richmond District: 716 holiday homes
  • Mission District: 578 holiday homes
  • North of the Panhandle: 677 holiday homes
  • Mission Bay: 125 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 Benicia?

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

  • Benicia Clock Tower: 714 holiday lettings
  • Benicia Fire Museum: 765 holiday lettings
  • Benicia Arsenal Post Cemetery: 746 holiday lettings
  • Benicia State Recreation Area: 861 holiday lettings
  • Benicia Historical Museum: 730 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 312 Houses in Benicia. Our other popular types of Benicia holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 158 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 Benicia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 76 holiday homes with pool available in Benicia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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