Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Greenbrae

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Greenbrae. One of the city's many top draws is its rowing. Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Greenbrae

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Greenbrae a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Peacock Gap Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pacheco Ranch Winery (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Marine Mammal Center (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Greenbrae

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Greenbrae is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Twin Peaks (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Muir Woods (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Angel Island (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Greenbrae

The nearest airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), located 13 mi (21 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Greenbrae?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 51 vacation rentals near Greenbrae. From 24 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Greenbrae for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Greenbrae:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 765 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 657 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 389 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 612 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 585 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Greenbrae?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Greenbrae. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,261 vacation rentals
  • University of California, Berkeley: 2,109 vacation rentals
  • Ghirardelli Square: 2,210 vacation rentals
  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,425 vacation rentals
  • Mount Tamalpais State Park: 1,827 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greenbrae listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Greenbrae?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 24 Houses in Greenbrae. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Greenbrae include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Greenbrae?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Greenbrae. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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