Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Mill Valley

The area's theatre scene and art galleries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Mill Valley. Renowned for its forests, hiking and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Mill Valley

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like hiking and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mill Valley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Lincoln Park Golf Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mill Valley

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mill Valley is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Twin Peaks (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Muir Woods (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Angel Island (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mill Valley

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mill Valley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 889 holiday lettings around Mill Valley. From 334 houses to 376 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Mill Valley?

Fresh air, jaw-dropping vistas and quality time in the outdoors. If you need to reconnect and recharge, an alpine escape is exactly what the doctor ordered. HomeAway has no less than 151 mountain rental options available. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has plenty more property options to browse through, including:

  • 136 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 135 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 113 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Mill Valley?

Forget about uninspiring hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — and all the space you could need! There are 329 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £38 per night. If that doesn't agree with your squad's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Apartment: 282 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Condo: 113 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £67 per night.
  • Hotel: 88 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £24 per night.

Can I stay in Mill Valley in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special getaway with the family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always heaps of fun hanging out under the same roof! The best news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Why not have a squiz at the 74 house holiday rentals featured here? They're the top choice for big groups of guests. Rental options around the area that are perfect for large groups include:

  • On the hunt for properties that can sleep 6 holiday makers? We have 141 that will be suitable. The prices start from £91 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 74 rental properties perfect. Prices start at £115 per night.
  • Searching for places for rent to suit 5 people? You'll be happy to discover we have 54 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as £77 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your aunt, your brother and all your pals to Mill Valley.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Mill Valley?

Those noisy hotel swimming pools are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Discover our value-packed holiday rentals today and make sure everyone in your group has enough room to spread out. Mission District is heaven for bargain hunters. And with 232 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £197 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Another 62 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Almonte. With an average price of £198 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth telling your friends about.

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