San Rafael, California, is located in Marin County in the San Francisco Bay Area. Marin County is a beautiful area with lush green hills and colonial Spanish architecture. This is an excellent spot if you like to spend time outdoors exploring bays, mountains, and going hiking. It's also a great place for seeing a variety of different flora and fauna.
North of San Francisco is the beautiful town of San Rafael which is filled with history and surrounded by nature. Head to Mission San Rafael Archangel if you are interested in history and want to see a colonial Spanish building in its full glory. For a further history fix, check out the Museum of International Propaganda, which is a small but very interesting museum that features numerous pieces of propaganda from all around the world. Meanwhile, the Art Works Downtown is a local art gallery that showcases the work of local artists.
When it's time to relax in natural surroundings, visit the China Camp State Park, which offers fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing. Have a nice picnic in the designated areas or simply take a dip in the park's cooling river waters.
Additionally, the buzzing city of San Francisco is just a few miles south of San Rafael where you can some of the country's best restaurants and bars.
The best areas to stay at San Rafael are the areas close to Los Ranchitos or the San Rafael Bay area where you'll find plenty of shops, stores, restaurants, cafes, and bars.
The weather is warm and sunny from July to September, while not being too hot, making it a great summer vacation destination.
At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of the leading providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 477 vacation rentals, hotels and other places to stay in San Rafael ranging from cheap options to extravagant places to stay. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in San Rafael is just $10 a night. The average price of a rental is around $220 per night.
If you have to have an internet connection during your stay in San Rafael, then you can choose from over 355 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 54 places to stay include a morning meal. You can maintain your workout regime by staying at one of 26 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in San Rafael by car, be sure to choose from 337 accommodations that provide parking. We track 51 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.
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