Area AttractionsSo Close to So Much
Reaching the Bay Area doesn't get any easier than this, thanks to our hotel’s central and convenient location. No matter which direction you turn, you're just minutes away from San Francisco’s big city sights, Marin County’s artisan foodie experiences, and Northern California’s epic natural landscapes. So, live in the moment and indulge in your travel bucket list - you’ll be amazed where a scenic drive or stunning ferry ride will take you.
Just a scenic drive over the iconic Golden Gate Bridge or a relaxing ferry ride away, San Francisco ranks as one of the top destinations in the world. Scores of restaurants, attractions, museums and unique finds are packed within 47 square miles of exciting city space. Explore distinct neighborhoods such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the Mission District, North Beach and the Castro, to discover the makings of a world-class city.
Golden Gate Ferry
No wheels? No worries. The Golden Gate Ferry leaves from nearby Larkspur and cruises to the Ferry Building Marketplace, home to San Francisco’s local culinary artisan stalls and shops. During the 40-minute cruise, you’ll be treated to scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz, and the sweeping San Francisco skyline.
Point Reyes National Seashore
Encounter the natural beauty of Point Reyes, along 28 miles of California coastline – the West Coast’s only designated national seashore. Explore sandy beaches and green valleys, drive calm and winding roads, kayak through quiet lagoons, and explore hidden sea caves and secret tidepools. Climb down 300 steps built into cliffs to reach the historic Point Reyes Lighthouse, or come for the astounding wildlife. You’ll see thousands of elephant seals close to Chimney Rock, 30,000 gray whales pass by the lighthouse annually and 450 species of birds can be spotted throughout the area.
Vineyards of Sonoma Valley & Napa Valley
Sip, savor, then sip some more through California’s legendary wine country. From striking architectural landmarks to rustic farmhouses, the wineries in Sonoma and Napa Valley serve up unforgettable adventures for your palate. Pair your bucolic vineyard experiences with farm-to-fork cuisine, outdoor films and concerts, natural mineral spring spas, and boutique shopping that only these charming California towns can deliver.
Muir Woods National Monument
Wander amongst some of Mother Nature’s massive marvels: ancient coastal redwood trees towering 248 feet overhead. Just a few miles north of Golden Gate Bridge, this lush park spans 560 acres and allows you to experience the grandeur of a redwood forest up close and personal. Lace up your hiking boots and explore six miles of trails, from strenuous treks to leisurely strolls.
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Escape to the top of Mount Tamalpais, the Bay Area’s highest peak, for astounding views of the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco, and the bay. Hike or bike through 50 miles of trails, then camp out for an evening surrounded by oak tree and redwood forests and the fresh ocean breeze. Or, watch an outdoor theatre performance under the stars at the peak’s mountain theatre.
Sonoma Raceway is arguably the world's busiest racing facility and motorsports complex, with track activity scheduled an average of 340 days a year. Whether it's amateur or professional SCCA road races, AFM motorcycle racing, sports car events, vintage cars or the raw power of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA drag races, Sonoma Raceway has played host to some of racing's top events and its greatest moments.