Destination guide

The friendly area of South San Francisco awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of South San Francisco with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South San Francisco

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that South San Francisco has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Harding Park Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South San Francisco

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, South San Francisco is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Twin Peaks (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Mavericks (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Angel Island (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)

How to get to and around South San Francisco

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is South San Francisco Station. Catch a ride on the metro at South San Francisco Metro Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around South San Francisco?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 822 holiday lettings near South San Francisco. From 287 Houses to 426 Flats, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South San Francisco area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South San Francisco?

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 South San Francisco:

  • North Beach: 195 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 316 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 449 holiday homes
  • Castro District: 194 holiday homes
  • Bernal Heights: 158 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in South San Francisco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 287 Houses in South San Francisco. Our other popular types of South San Francisco holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 426 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South San Francisco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with pool available in South San Francisco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.