Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Emeryville

The area's entertainment and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Emeryville. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and university setting, this city is both welcoming and cosmopolitan. Pier 39 and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Emeryville

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Emeryville has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Waterworld California (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Eastshore State Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Emeryville

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Emeryville. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Twin Peaks (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Angel Island (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Emeryville

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), which is 15.5 mi (25 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Emeryville Station.

Where to stay around Emeryville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 538 vacation rentals near Emeryville. From 178 Condos/Apartments to 262 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Emeryville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Emeryville?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Emeryville:

  • Golden Gate: 23 vacation rentals
  • Longfellow: 29 vacation rentals
  • Paradise Park: 24 vacation rentals
  • Clawson: 21 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 632 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Emeryville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 178 Condos/Apartments in Emeryville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Emeryville include:

  • Houses: 262 rentals available
  • Cottages: 33 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 33 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Emeryville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 41 vacation rentals with pool available in Emeryville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.