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Mill Valley Travel Guide

Just 15 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, you'll find the charming city of Mill Valley. Lots of vacationers come here to experience the outdoors, with wooded trails everywhere for hiking and biking. In fact, did you know that mountain biking was invented here? The city is also well known internationally for the Mill Valley Film Festival where visitors can enjoy new films. Everyone will find food they love in Mill Valley too, with everything from casual eateries to gourmet restaurants. Downtown has a lively atmosphere, with shopping and cultural events.

Things to Do in Mill Valley

If you like being outdoors then you will love Muir Woods. Walk among the towering Redwood trees and explore the forest, with some giant trees around 1,200 years old. Mount Tamalpais State Park is one of Mother Nature’s most beautiful places. Discover Redwood and Oak forests, with 50 miles of hiking trails. From the top of the mountain, you'll be able to see stunning views of San Francisco, and if the weather is clear, you might be lucky enough to see the Sierra Nevada. If you want to see the Golden Gate Bridge in all of its glory, the most awesome viewpoint is in Mill Valley. Alternatively, visit the Nike Missile Site SF-88 at Fort Barry, which is part of a Cold War exhibition.

Best Time to Visit Mill Valley

Mill Valley enjoys good weather all year round but summer months are particularly busy with tourists. In addition, spring is a good month to see the city blossom into greenery.

Price and Availability Index in Mill Valley

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Mill Valley is in December, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Mill Valley is in the high season in August. Mill Valley has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Mill Valley tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Thursday. Vacation homes in Mill Valley tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Mill Valley

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Mill Valley. The hottest month in Mill Valley is April, when temperatures peak at 107 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 30 ˚F. The wettest month in Mill Valley is January with 22.99 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.02 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Mill Valley

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. Mill Valley has 649 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Mill Valley comes in at $null per night. A typical accommodation in Mill Valley costs on average $373 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Mill Valley can pick from 499 places to stay that provide WiFi. 57 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 29 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Mill Valley by car, be sure to choose from 472 accommodations that provide parking. We have 27 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 98 pet-friendly accommodations available.

In Mill Valley AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 7 providers, including 393 places to stay from Airbnb, 35 accommodations from VRBO and 35 places to stay from Homeaway.

479 of our places to stay in Mill Valley have been rated by previous guests. They rated 70% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 173 places to stay right now.

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