Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of El Sobrante

Enjoy the live music and other features of El Sobrante. Renowned for its restaurants, bird watching and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Lafayette Gallery 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 and attractions in and around El Sobrante

Are you hoping to find 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 El Sobrante 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 (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Waterworld California (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Indian Rock Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Tilden Park Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Sobrante

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in El Sobrante. 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 (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Twin Peaks (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Angel Island (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around El Sobrante

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 12.6 mi (20.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) away.

Where to stay around El Sobrante?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 595 vacation rentals near El Sobrante. From 299 Houses to 184 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 El Sobrante for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to El Sobrante?

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 El Sobrante:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 752 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 640 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 380 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 600 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 571 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 El Sobrante?

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

  • Wildcat Canyon Regional Park: 2,063 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,242 vacation rentals
  • University of California, Berkeley: 2,091 vacation rentals
  • Ghirardelli Square: 2,187 vacation rentals
  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,414 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Sobrante 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 El Sobrante?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 299 Houses in El Sobrante. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Sobrante include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 184 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Sobrante?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 51 vacation rentals with pool available in El Sobrante. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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