Destination guide

The artsy city of South of Market awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, architecture and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in South of Market. This city's shopping, entertainment and restaurants attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and walkable location add to the charm. AT&T Park and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in South of Market

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South of Market a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South of Market

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, South of Market is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Angel Island (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South of Market

Fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to San Francisco 4th and King Station. It's easy to get around South of Market by catching a ride on the metro at Powell St. Station, Montgomery St. Station or Civic Center Station.

Where to stay around South of Market?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 713 vacation rentals near South of Market. From 546 Condos/Apartments to 89 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South of Market for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South of Market?

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 South of Market:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 750 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 638 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 394 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 602 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 576 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 South of Market?

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

  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,223 vacation rentals
  • AT&T Park: 2,235 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 2,221 vacation rentals
  • Holocaust Center of Northern California: 2,219 vacation rentals
  • Society of California Pioneers: 2,233 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South of Market 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 Condos/Apartments in South of Market?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 546 Condos/Apartments in South of Market. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South of Market include:

  • Houses: 89 rentals available
  • Studios: 460 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 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 South of Market?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 83 vacation rentals with pool available in South of Market. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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