Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Civic Center

Come and experience Civic Center and its architecture, live music and museums. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, restaurants and festivals. Local cultural sights include Louise Davies Symphony Hall and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Civic Center

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Civic Center a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Civic Center

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Civic Center is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Twin Peaks (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Angel Island (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Muir Woods (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Civic Center

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Civic Center?

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 Civic Center:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 691 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 543 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 564 vacation rentals
  • Castro District: 297 vacation rentals
  • North Beach: 313 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 Civic Center?

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

  • San Francisco City Hall: 2,111 vacation rentals
  • Louise Davies Symphony Hall: 2,113 vacation rentals
  • War Memorial Opera House: 2,117 vacation rentals
  • SFJAZZ Center: 2,125 vacation rentals
  • Civic Center Plaza: 2,119 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Civic Center 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 Civic Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Civic Center. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Civic Center include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 172 rentals available
  • Studios: 159 rentals available
  • Resorts: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Civic Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Civic Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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