Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in San Francisco Bay Area, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $265 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in San Francisco Bay Area. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Explore the San Francisco Bay Area in vacation home rentals

With its iconic crimson bridge, classic cable cars, sparkling bay, and elegant Victorian homes lining its attractive streets, the San Francisco Bay Area is one of California’s gems. Whether you want to explore the California coast or explore diverse cities with electrifying nightlife, vacation home rentals in the San Francisco Bay Area put you right in the heart of the region.


Discover history near San Francisco Bay Area vacation homes

The San Francisco Bay Area is filled with unique historic sites and museums celebrating its broad history and culture. Vacation rentals can be found near Alcatraz Island, home to the notorious former prison that’s now a museum, and Chinatown, a historic area with shops, restaurants, and heritage sites of Chinese culture. Coit Tower, a 1930s-era landmark with beautiful murals, panoramic views, and a population of parrots, and the Painted Ladies, an iconic row of historical Victorian homes in a variety of colors, are also popular.

Things to do

San Francisco Bay Area attractions near vacation homes

As a popular traveler destination, the San Francisco Bay Area has an abundance of fun attractions and activities for families, couples, or solo travelers. Vacation homes can be found near the Golden Gate Bridge, an iconic art deco suspension bridge with areas for walking and biking, and Fisherman’s Wharf, a waterfront area with classic seafood shacks and souvenir shops. Golden Gate Park, an urban oasis with gardens, trails, and multiple festivals throughout the year, is popular for hiking, biking, and art lovers. For the city experience, Union Square is an exciting neighborhood with upscale boutiques, restaurants, and bars.

Getting around

Transportation from San Francisco Bay Area vacation homes

Though rental cars, rideshares, and taxis are an option in the San Francisco Bay Area, this region offers tons of transportation choices to make moving through the area quick and convenient. Shuttle services, trains, and buses are available, as well as the iconic San Francisco mode of travel, the cable car. These historic public transit cars run on multiple lines through the city with stops at many major landmarks, allowing you to take in the views along the way. If you prefer, you can also walk or bike from your summer rental to nearby destinations.


Exciting events in the San Francisco Bay Area

It’s a party throughout the year in the San Francisco Bay Area. The biggest events in the area include SF Sketchfest, a two-week comedy festival with sketch and improv troupes in different venues throughout the city, and the celebration of the Lunar New Year, with a Chinese New Year’s parade that includes acrobatic dragons and stiltwalkers. The San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade is one of its biggest draws, which gives the LGBT community and its supporters a chance to don rainbow gear and display their pride with block parties and parades.

Family friendly

Fun near San Francisco Bay Area vacation homes

Children and adults alike will enjoy the numerous attractions and points of interest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Vacation rentals are available near Pier 39, a scenic bayside pier with panoramic views, eateries, seaside shops, arcades, and sea lion sightings, and the Muir Woods National Monument, a picturesque park with giant redwood trees, hiking trails, and recreation areas. The California Academy of Sciences, a museum with interactive science exhibits, an aquarium, and a planetarium, is a wonderful educational attraction for children. For beachside fun, visit the Point Reyes National Seashore, a vast park with hiking trails, sandy beaches, and swimming areas.

How many vacation rentals are available around San Francisco Bay Area, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 4,165 vacation rentals around San Francisco Bay Area. From 1,713 house rentals to 1,412 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in San Francisco Bay Area?

One word (or perhaps three) — location, location, location! There's nothing quite like spending your nights in the thick of things. Vrbo has 456 city center vacation homes available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, Vrbo has a bunch more options, including:

  • 456 mountain-view vacation rentals.
  • 286 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 250 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in San Francisco Bay Area?

You can forget about standardized, cookie cutter chain-hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals each have their own unique personalities — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 1,801 options currently available on Vrbo. Prices begin at $45 a night. Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after rental options, such as:

  • Apartment: 1,025 vacation homes. Prices start from $55 per night.
  • Hotel: 562 vacation homes. Prices start from $31 per night.
  • Condo: 359 vacation homes. Prices start from $60 per night.

Can I stay in San Francisco Bay Area in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding time to spend with your closest family and friends. A vacation is an ideal way to come together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, Vrbo has places for you. House vacation homes are the leading option for large groups, with 413 available here. Around the area, the properties that can house bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 738 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just $62.
  • If you've got 8 in your party, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 373 vacation homes that are suitable. Prices begin at just $119 per night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 287 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices start from $81 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your cousins and all your buddies to San Francisco Bay Area.

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