Destination guide

Travel to friendly San Bruno

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in San Bruno. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Twin Peaks and Mavericks are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in San Bruno

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes San Bruno a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pier 39 (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Sharp Park Golf Course (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Crystal Springs Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Poplar Creek Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in San Bruno

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, San Bruno is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Twin Peaks (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Mavericks (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Palace of Fine Arts (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Golden Gate Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Japanese Tea Garden (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Bayfront Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around San Bruno

The nearest airport is in San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San Carlos, CA (SQL), which is 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to San Bruno Station. Consider catching a ride on the metro at San Bruno Metro Station or San Francisco Intl. Airport Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Bruno?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 587 house rentals around San Bruno. From 271 Houses to 237 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around San Bruno is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to San Bruno?

Whether you're travelling 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 San Bruno:

  • Fisherman's Wharf: 712 vacation rentals
  • Union Square: 560 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 631 vacation rentals
  • Pacific Heights: 305 vacation rentals
  • North Central: 25 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to San Bruno?

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

  • The Shops at Tanforan: 1,901 home rentals
  • San Bruno Metro Station: 1,949 home rentals
  • San Bruno Station: 2,099 home rentals
  • Artichoke Joe's Casino: 1,892 home rentals
  • Sausalito Visitors Kiosk: 2,022 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around San Bruno 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 San Bruno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 271 Houses in San Bruno. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in San Bruno include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 237 lodging choices
  • Studios: 244 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in San Bruno?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation homes with pool available in San Bruno.

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