Destination guide

Travel to exciting Potrero Hill

The area's architecture and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Potrero Hill. Well-liked for its skyscrapers, hiking and bird watching, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Twin Peaks and Lombard Street 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.


Activities and attractions in Potrero Hill

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Potrero Hill a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Potrero Hill

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Potrero Hill is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Twin Peaks (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Angel Island (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Potrero Hill

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 10.2 mi (16.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is San Francisco 22nd Street Station.

Where to stay around Potrero Hill?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 188 vacation rentals near Potrero Hill. From 43 Houses to 127 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 Potrero Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Potrero Hill?

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 Potrero Hill:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 725 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 560 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 615 vacation rentals
  • North Beach: 319 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 389 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 Potrero Hill?

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

  • Anchor Brewing Company: 2,202 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco 22nd Street Station: 2,200 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,175 vacation rentals
  • Sausalito Visitors Kiosk: 2,079 vacation rentals
  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,907 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Potrero Hill 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 Potrero Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in Potrero Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Potrero Hill include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 127 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 5 rentals available
  • Studios: 121 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Potrero Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Potrero Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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