Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Cole Valley

The area's architecture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cole Valley. This city is welcoming and cosmopolitan, recognized for its cheese shops, bars and restaurants. Twin Peaks and Palace of Fine Arts are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Cole Valley

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Cole Valley a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Circus Center (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Morrison Planetarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Steinhart Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cole Valley

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cole Valley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Twin Peaks (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Angel Island (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Muir Woods (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Cole Valley

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Cole Valley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 382 vacation rentals near Cole Valley. From 84 Houses to 254 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 Cole Valley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cole Valley?

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 Cole Valley:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 749 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 640 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 388 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 592 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 575 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 Cole Valley?

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

  • Miramar Beach: 841 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,224 vacation rentals
  • Pacifica State Beach: 1,434 vacation rentals
  • University of California, Berkeley: 2,073 vacation rentals
  • Ghirardelli Square: 2,170 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cole Valley 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 Cole Valley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 84 Houses in Cole Valley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cole Valley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 254 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 Cole Valley?

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

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