Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Mare Island

Enjoy the history and other features of Mare Island. This cosmopolitan and scenic city entices travelers with its island views and boating. Lafayette Gallery and Artesa Winery are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Mare Island

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mare Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artesa Winery (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Waterworld California (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Mare Island Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Solano County Fairgrounds (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Blue Rock Springs Golf Courses (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mare Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mare Island is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tilden Regional Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Sonoma Plaza (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Benicia State Recreation Area (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Bayfront Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mare Island

Fly into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), the closest airport, located 8.7 mi (13.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), which is 14.2 mi (22.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mare Island?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 133 vacation rentals near Mare Island. From 67 Houses to 17 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 Mare Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mare Island?

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 Mare Island:

  • Thousand Oaks: 147 vacation rentals
  • Alta Heights: 31 vacation rentals
  • Nob Hill: 442 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 708 vacation rentals
  • Upper Telegraph: 57 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 Mare Island?

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

  • Mare Island Naval Shipyard: 1,150 vacation rentals
  • Mare Island Historic Park Foundation Artifacts Museum: 1,165 vacation rentals
  • Mare Island Golf Club: 1,183 vacation rentals
  • Napa Valley Wine Train: 822 vacation rentals
  • Sonoma Plaza: 298 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mare Island 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 Mare Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Mare Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mare Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 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 Mare Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Mare Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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