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Destination guide

Lively Fairfax will entice you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Fairfax. This city's waterfalls, hiking and cycling draw many visitors. Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts 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

Sightseeing in and around Fairfax

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Fairfax a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Indian Valley Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Fairfax

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

  • Palace of Fine Arts (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Twin Peaks (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Muir Woods (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Angel Island (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (16 mi / 25.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Fairfax

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 12.8 mi (20.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 26.1 mi (42 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fairfax?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 235 holiday lettings around Fairfax. From 22 flats & apartments to 151 houses, 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.

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

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 Fairfax:

  • Marina District: 377 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 692 holiday homes
  • Presidio Heights: 82 holiday homes
  • Westlake: 37 holiday homes
  • Prescott: 37 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 Fairfax?

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

  • Peri Park: 1,537 holiday lettings
  • Fairfax Pavillion: 1,535 holiday lettings
  • Marin Museum of Bicycling: 1,536 holiday lettings
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station: 2,281 holiday lettings
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,193 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fairfax listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Fairfax?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 22 Flats in Fairfax. Our other popular types of Fairfax holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 151 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fairfax?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Fairfax. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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