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Top 10 Things To Do In San Rafael

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Most Popular Booked San Rafael Hotels

Marin Lodge $105
Marin Lodge

Marin Lodge

1735 Lincoln Ave, San Rafael, CA
     
    4.6
    of 5, from 15 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Free WiFi in public areas is available at this hotel. Take advantage of the free self parking.

    North Bay Inn $100
    North Bay Inn

    North Bay Inn

    855 Francisco Blvd E, San Rafael, CA
       
      4.3
      of 5, from 6 reviews
      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and free newspapers are on offer.

      Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County $144
      Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County

      Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael Marin County

      1010 Northgate Dr, San Rafael, CA
         
        3.9
        of 5, from 34 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour health club and perks like free self parking.

        Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County $153
        Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County

        Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County

        101 Mcinnis Pkwy, San Rafael, CA
           
          3.5
          of 5, from 31 reviews
          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

          This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the spa tub and free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning.

          Villa Inn $104
          Villa Inn

          Villa Inn

          1600 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael, CA
             
            3.3
            of 5, from 11 reviews
            2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            This motel features free WiFi in public areas, laundry facilities, and free self parking. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and free newspapers are on offer.

            Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East $121
            Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East

            Extended Stay America San Rafael - Francisco Boulevard East

            1775 Francisco Blvd, San Rafael, CA
               
              3.0
              of 5, from 11 reviews
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              This hotel features an indoor pool and a fitness center. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like on-the-go breakfast and free self parking.

              Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael $81
              Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael

              Travelodge by Wyndham San Rafael

              865 Franciso Blvd East, San Rafael, CA
                 
                2.6
                of 5, from 23 reviews
                2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. The front desk is staffed around-the-clock and free newspapers are on offer.

                Queen Size bed With Parking in a Home Built in 1920 $75
                Queen Size bed With Parking in a Home Built in 1920

                Queen Size bed With Parking in a Home Built in 1920

                San Rafael, CA
                   
                  0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in San Rafael, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Marin Bocce Federation, Mission San Rafael Arcangel, and Marin History Museum. San Rafael Pacifics Albert Park and Falkirk Cultural Center are also within 10 minutes.

                  San Rafael Activities

                  Places To Go In San Rafael

                  Welcome, traveler, to San Rafael. Your journey has landed you here, and new adventures are calling your name. Now that you’ve arrived, you can stay in the safety and comfort of your hotel and watch the world spin past…or you can embrace this new place you’ve come to. Learn its streets. Meet its people. Learn its history. Your hand is already on the doorknob, isn’t it?

                  Things to Do in San Rafael

                  You’ll not be wanting for things to do in San Rafael. Explore the downtown area in search of museums and boutiques…or that next delicious meal. What tickles your fancy? A delectable five-course supper at the restaurant you’ve been hearing about? Or perhaps you’d rather read the paper while sipping hot coffee at one of the cafes scattered throughout town. Take in a show at the theatre, or just walk along down the main thoroughfare, watching people wander past.

                  Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in San Rafael? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Move out on foot and get to know the area on a more personal level. Find that perfect souvenir at one of the smaller shops, or reinvent your entire artistic aesthetic at your new favorite gallery.

                  Is the wind whispering suggestions in your mind? Rent a car and take it out beyond city limits and into the wild blue yonder. Explore the smaller cities and towns past the border, and get to know the stories behind them. Visit a county fair and let childhood memories wash over you as cotton candy melts in your mouth. Sample hand-made jam at a stop on a forgotten highway, or let the hustle and bustle of modern life sweep you away as you lose yourself in the organized chaos of a modern metropolis. Your choices are endless—and so are the adventures to come.

                  When you book your journey with Travelocity, you’re never far from San Rafael attractions. After all, the money you save when you plan a trip with us is best spent along the way. Whether it’s the roar of the city you crave, or the quiet solitude that comes with a simpler getaway, everything you need to get started is right here.