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Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Richmond

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Richmond. Travellers to this scenic city praise the bird watching, sporting events and boating. Alcatraz Island and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Richmond

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Waterworld California (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

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

  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Angel Island (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Muir Woods (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

Fly into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Richmond Transit Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Richmond?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,911 holiday lettings around Richmond. From 679 houses to 825 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.

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

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 Richmond:

  • Richmond Annex: 24 holiday homes
  • North & East: 16 holiday homes
  • Southwest Annex: 19 holiday homes
  • Marina District: 378 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 687 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 Richmond?

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

  • Craneway Pavilion: 2,143 holiday lettings
  • San Francisco Bay Sailing: 2,146 holiday lettings
  • Golden State Model Railroad Museum: 2,139 holiday lettings
  • Nevin Community Center: 2,116 holiday lettings
  • Richmond Transit Center: 2,116 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond 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 Houses in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 679 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 825 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Country houses: 2 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 Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 257 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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