Destination guide

The beautiful city of Embarcadero awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Embarcadero with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and skyscrapers, this city is both scenic and cosmopolitan. Take in top local attractions like Exploratorium and Aquarium of the Bay. 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

Sightseeing in and around Embarcadero

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Embarcadero a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Yerba Buena Ice Skating Center (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Embarcadero

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

  • Palace of Fine Arts (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Twin Peaks (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Angel Island (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Embarcadero

The nearest airport is in Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), located 11.4 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), which is 12.5 mi (20 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Ferry Building Station to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Embarcadero?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 127 vacation rentals near Embarcadero. From 115 Condos/Apartments to 4 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Embarcadero for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Embarcadero?

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 Embarcadero:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 751 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 646 vacation rentals
  • Marina District: 382 vacation rentals
  • Mission District: 604 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 Embarcadero?

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

  • Ferry Building: 2,253 vacation rentals
  • Ferry Building Marketplace: 2,252 vacation rentals
  • Moscone Convention Center: 2,258 vacation rentals
  • Pacifica State Beach: 1,462 vacation rentals
  • University of California, Berkeley: 2,087 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Embarcadero 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 Embarcadero?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 115 Condos/Apartments in Embarcadero. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Embarcadero include:

  • Townhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 93 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Embarcadero?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 31 vacation rentals with pool available in Embarcadero. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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