El Cerrito is a city in California that's part of the San Francisco Bay Area. The city was actually founded by refugees fleeing the damage of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and today it's a relaxing city, known for its proximity to some of the Bay Area's best sights.
El Cerrito is a great place to base yourself if you want to be in the middle of loads of outdoor activities in the Bay Area.
For a nature fix and excellent view of the Bay Area, head to Indian Rock Park, which is a public park in the city of Berkeley, close to El Cerrito. It's a grassy park with a barbeque and great picnic area and there's a large mound in the middle called Indian Rock. From Indian Rock, you can see incredible views from downtown Oakland through to the San Francisco Bay and Richmond. If adventure sports are your thing, you can do rock climbing or bouldering at the park.
Other great nearby parks to visit include Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and Tilden Regional Park, which both have plenty of hiking and biking trails, alongside scenic picnic spots.
Stay in a vacation rental in El Cerrito to base yourself near to some of the best sights in the Bay Area. You'll be able to find home rentals of all sizes, from small condos for two through to large houses for a family or group of friends.
The best time of year to visit El Cerrito for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to late September, when the weather is warm and there's plenty of sunshine.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in El Cerrito. The warmest months in El Cerrito are April and March, when temperatures reach 107 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 38 ˚F. The wettest month in El Cerrito is October with 2.56 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 2.17 inches of rain.
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Pick the perfect rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more. We have 282 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in El Cerrito ranging from inexpensive options to extravagant places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in El Cerrito is available at $10 per night. On average, a place to stay in El Cerrito will cost you $95 per night.
Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to El Cerrito can choose from 217 places to stay that have WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 9 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to El Cerrito, you'll want to pick from 202 places to stay that provide parking.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 26 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
205 accommodations in El Cerrito have been reviewed; 70% are rated highly. 94 accommodations allow instant booking.