Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Foster City

Learn about the unique charm of Foster City with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's kitesurfing, shopping and surfing draw many visitors. Mavericks and Computer History Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Foster City

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Foster City has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mariners Point Golf Center (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Monarch Bay Golf Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Foster City

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Foster City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mavericks (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Shoreline Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Erckenbrack Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Leo J. Ryan Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • JoinVille Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Foster City

Fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Foster City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 261 vacation rentals near Foster City. From 132 Houses to 79 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 Foster City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Foster City?

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 Foster City:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 758 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 644 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 387 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 604 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 579 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 Foster City?

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

  • Mariners Point Golf Center: 1,935 vacation rentals
  • Leo J. Ryan Park: 1,854 vacation rentals
  • Boothbay Park: 1,617 vacation rentals
  • Port Royal Park: 1,546 vacation rentals
  • Oceanic Foot Spa: 1,696 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Foster City 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 Foster City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 132 Houses in Foster City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Foster City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 79 rentals available
  • Studios: 88 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 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 Foster City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 42 vacation rentals with pool available in Foster City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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