Destination guide

Travel to friendly San Bruno

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in San Bruno. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Twin Peaks and Mavericks are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in San Bruno

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes San Bruno a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Bruno

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Bruno is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Twin Peaks (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Mavericks (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Bayfront Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Bruno

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to San Bruno Station. Consider catching a ride on the metro at San Bruno Metro Station or San Francisco Intl. Airport Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Where to stay around San Bruno?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 542 vacation rentals near San Bruno. From 238 Houses to 236 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 San Bruno for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to San Bruno?

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 San Bruno:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 738 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 627 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 389 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 592 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 566 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 San Bruno?

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

  • Artichoke Joe's Casino: 1,934 vacation rentals
  • San Bruno Station: 1,906 vacation rentals
  • The Shops at Tanforan: 1,944 vacation rentals
  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,931 vacation rentals
  • Stanford University: 617 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Bruno 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 San Bruno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 238 Houses in San Bruno. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Bruno include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 236 rentals available
  • Studios: 239 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Bruno?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation rentals with pool available in San Bruno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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