Destination guide

Travel to friendly Pacific Heights

The area's architecture and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Pacific Heights. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and local tours, this city is both walkable and welcoming. Lombard Street and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 and around Pacific Heights

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Pacific Heights a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Winery Collective (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Presidio Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • San Francisco Zen Center (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pacific Heights

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pacific Heights is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Twin Peaks (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Angel Island (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Muir Woods (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Pacific Heights

Fly into San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.5 mi (20.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Pacific Heights?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 298 vacation rentals near Pacific Heights. From 44 Houses to 229 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 Pacific Heights for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Pacific Heights?

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 Pacific Heights:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 726 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 614 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 388 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 581 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 562 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 Pacific Heights?

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

  • Lafayette Park: 2,154 vacation rentals
  • Mrs. Doubtfire House: 2,140 vacation rentals
  • Haas-Lilienthal House: 2,150 vacation rentals
  • Muir Woods National Monument: 1,904 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,172 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pacific Heights 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 Pacific Heights?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 44 Houses in Pacific Heights. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pacific Heights include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 229 rentals available
  • Studios: 167 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 2 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 Pacific Heights?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Pacific Heights. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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