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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Browse accommodations from all the leading providers including Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 282 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in El Cerrito, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to save money, the cheapest place to stay in El Cerrito is only $10 a night. The average price of an accommodation is generally $95 per night.
Those needing to get some work finished during their trip to El Cerrito can choose from 217 places to stay that include WiFi. We have 27 accommodations that come with breakfast included. Choose from 9 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you don't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in El Cerrito by car, be sure to choose from 202 accommodations that provide parking.
Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 26 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
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