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

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 Embarcadero:

  • South San Mateo: 35 holiday homes
  • Central San Mateo: 38 holiday homes
  • Bayview: 50 holiday homes
  • Shoreview: 34 holiday homes
  • Bayview-Hunters Point: 21 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 Embarcadero?

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

  • Ferry Building: 1,854 holiday lettings
  • Lake Merritt: 1,731 holiday lettings
  • Golden Gate Bridge: 1,862 holiday lettings
  • Richmond Transit Center: 1,779 holiday lettings
  • San Bruno Station: 1,572 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Embarcadero 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.

The beautiful city of Embarcadero awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Embarcadero with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and skyscrapers, this city is both scenic and cosmopolitan. Take in top local attractions like Exploratorium and Aquarium of the Bay. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Sightseeing in and around Embarcadero

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Embarcadero a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Embarcadero

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Embarcadero is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Angel Island (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)