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Where to stay in San Francisco

Vacation rentals in San Francisco

There are 5,229 vacation rentals near San Francisco for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable San Francisco vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $60/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in San Francisco, there are 523 between $352 and $11,595/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 83 there are short term home and apartment rentals in San Francisco to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in San Francisco are condos, private rooms and houses. San Francisco has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), Homeaway,, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available San Francisco vacation homes for your trip.

Where is San Francisco

San Francisco is situated along the San Francisco Bay where fog often rolls in from the water. This Northern California city is known for its steep hills, cultural diversity and many tourist attractions that lure vacationers from around the world. Consider these suggestions when planning your stay in San Francisco.

Quick Guide to San Francisco

San Francisco is easy to navigate and many areas are walkable. It's a foodie town with so much to do that one trip may not be enough.
  • Golden Gate Bridge: The orange-colored Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic landmark. It opened in 1937 and stretches nearly two miles across the bay. Pedestrians, bicyclists and cars cross the bridge for picturesque views every day.
  • Fisherman's Wharf: This is a popular spot for visitors with restaurants, hotels, and bars. It's bustling with activity where sea lions lounge, streetcars connect and fishing boats coast in the harbor.
  • Golden Gate Park: One of the largest city parks in the world, Golden Gate Park covers 1,017 acres along the western edge of San Francisco. It houses gardens, picnic areas, museums, ponds, and sports facilities.

Home-types in San Francisco

San Francisco has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in San Francisco:
- Condo2,007 vacation rentals
- Private Room1,562 vacation rentals
- House962 vacation rentals
- Hotel315 vacation rentals
- Hostel37 vacation rentals
- Bed and Breakfast25 vacation rentals

Points of interests in San Francisco

San Francisco has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in San Francisco:
- Alcatraz Island: 175,308 vacation rentals
- Fort Point National Historic Site: 175,308 vacation rentals
- Golden Gate Bridge: 175,308 vacation rentals
- Japanese Tea Garden: 6,537 vacation rentals
- San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge: 6,537 vacation rentals
- USS San Francisco Memorial: 6,537 vacation rentals
- USS Pampanito: 6,537 vacation rentals
- Lands End Lookout: 6,537 vacation rentals
- The Painted Ladies: 6,537 vacation rentals
- Crissy Field: 6,537 vacation rentals