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

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)
Transport

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 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 623 holiday lettings near Benicia. From 330 Houses to 34 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.

Can I rent Houses in Benicia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 330 Houses in Benicia. Our other popular types of Benicia holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 178 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 62 holiday homes with pool available in Benicia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.