Home / Travel Guides - San Rafael

More About
San Rafael, CA

About San RafaelThis bustling Marin County residential city traces its beginnings to the early 19th-century founding of Mission San Rafael. The Downtown San Rafael Farmers Market sets up along Fourth Street (between B and Cijos streets) Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m., April through September. In addition to seasonal produce from area farmers, the market offers healthy, yummy prepared foods from vendors and local businesses. Street musicians, art and craft booths and activities for kids add to the family-friendly atmosphere.

The Marin Shakespeare Company presents plays by the Bard at Forest Meadows Amphitheatre, on the campus of the Dominican University of California; take the US 101 Central San Rafael exit and follow signs to the university. Visitor parking is available in the lot on Belle Avenue (across from the Marin Tennis Club). The season runs from late June through September, with performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, plus a Sunday matinee; phone (415) 499-4488 for the box office.

Visitor Centers Marin Convention & Visitors Bureau 1 Mitchell Blvd., Suite B San Rafael, CA 94903. Phone:(415)925-2060 or (866)925-2060

Things to Do Guide Dogs for the Blind

Marin County Civic Center

Mission San Rafael Arcangel

WildCare

Read More

San Rafael, CA

Top AAA Diamond Hotels

AAA’s in-person hotel evaluations are unscheduled to ensure the inspector has an experience similar to that of members. To pass inspection, all hotels must meet the same rigorous standards for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality. These hotels receive a AAA Diamond designation that tells members what type of experience to expect.

Members save 5% or more and earn Marriott Bonvoy™ points when booking AAA/CAA rates!

Four Points by Sheraton San Rafael

1010 Northgate Dr. San Rafael, CA 94903

Book Now
AAA Members

Members save up to 15% and earn Honors points when booking AAA/CAA rates!

Embassy Suites by Hilton San Rafael Marin County

101 McInnis Pkwy. San Rafael, CA 94903

Book Now
AAA Members
Marin Lodge

1735 Lincoln Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901

Book Now
AAA Members

call or visit a AAA Travel Agent Today!

Find a AAA Office

As a AAA member, you'll save even more. Your AAA Travel Agent will check to see if AAA Vacations is combinable with other AAA member benefits, plus cruise and tour past passenger discounts and benefits.

Not a Member?

Join Now