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What's San Rafael Like?

San Rafael is a family-friendly place known for its restaurants. Nature lovers visiting San Rafael can explore top areas like San Francisco Bay. Popular sights in the surrounding area include Muir Woods National Monument and Tiburon Ferry.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in San Rafael?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in San Rafael and the surrounding area:

  • • 15 5-star accommodations from USD 199 per night
  • • 124 4-star accommodations from USD 122 per night
  • • 176 3-star accommodations from USD 80 per night
  • • 172 2-star accommodations from USD 59 per night
  • • 2 1-star accommodations from USD 75 per night

How to Get to San Rafael

Flights to San Rafael

  • • Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from central San Rafael
  • • Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), 21.9 mi (35.2 km) from central San Rafael
  • • Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), 24.9 mi (40 km) from central San Rafael

Things to See and Do in San Rafael

What to See in San Rafael

  • • San Francisco Bay
  • • Mission San Rafael Arcangel
  • • Dominican University of California
  • • Marin County Civic Center
  • • Marin Bocce Federation

Things to Do in San Rafael

  • • Marin History Museum
  • • Marin County Civic Center Farmers' Market
  • • Peacock Gap Golf Club

Other Popular San Rafael Attractions

  • • San Rafael Pacifics Albert Park
  • • Gerstle Park
  • • China Camp State Park
  • • McNears Beach Country Park

When Is the Best Time to Visit San Rafael?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, September, June (average 79°F)
  • • Coldest months: December, January, February, November (average 42°F)
  • • Rainiest months: December, February, January, and March (average 6.56 inches of rainfall)