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Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Richmond

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Richmond. Travellers to this scenic city praise the bird watching, sporting events and boating. Alcatraz Island and Pier 39 are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Richmond

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Richmond a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pier 39 (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Aquarium of the Bay (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Waterworld California (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • San Francisco Zoo (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cesar Chavez Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Richmond

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Richmond is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palace of Fine Arts (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Twin Peaks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Tilden Regional Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Angel Island (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Muir Woods (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

Fly into Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.), which is 17 mi (27.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Richmond Transit Center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Richmond?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,776 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 698 flats & apartments to 797 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Richmond for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Richmond?

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

  • Craneway Pavilion: 1,982 vacation rentals
  • San Francisco Bay Sailing: 1,972 vacation rentals
  • Golden State Model Railroad Museum: 1,966 vacation rentals
  • Nevin Community Center: 1,955 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Transit Center: 1,942 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Richmond listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Richmond?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 698 Flats in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Houses: 797 rentals available
  • Cottages: 63 rentals available
  • Cabins: 63 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 228 vacation rentals with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.