- Our list of the best things to do in Novato, California, features the top 652 nearby activities — including 279 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Novato, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 23 things to do within the city of Novato, CA , followed by 629 popular activities in nearby cities, including San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, Yountville, Berkeley, Glen Ellen, Petaluma, Sausalito, Richmond, Vallejo, Benicia, San Rafael, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Tiburon, Martinez, Sebastopol, San Pablo, Fairfield and St. Helena
Encompassing a dog park and a larger park, Hap Magee Ranch Park is full of activities. The playground has structures, a sand pit and a water area with fountains, and other features include picnic spots and a volleyball court.
The Pacifica State Beach is a recreational beach that includes a walking trial that follows the coastline and can be used for running, walking, or biking. The beach also provides surfing camps and lessons.
73% 399 votes
11447 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, CA 95448 MoreLess Info
Known for its sparkling wines, J Vineyards & Winery hosts educational tasting experiences where visitors can learn about the wine making process. The winery also hosts guided tours of the property where visitors can walk through the vineyards.
68% 19 votes
18015 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583 MoreLess Info
Las Trampas Stables offers equestrian boarding, training, and lessons for ages 5 to adult at their full service stables. Birthday parties, day camps, and group-classes are available. Staffed by live-in ranch-hands the stable offers all needed amenities for stabling.
At Travis Air Force Base, visitors can attend air shows to watch pilots from The Thunderbirds pull tricks and maneuvers with their planes. Visitors can also explore the aerial museum to learn about the history of airplanes.
Pacifica Skate Park is a large, outdoor skateboard and skating park. It features several concrete bowls, ramps and rails for skaters to ride and do tricks on, and it holds various skate contests with open registrations.
88% 17 votes
16101 Neeley Road, Guerneville, CA 95446 MoreLess Info
When open during the Halloween season, Dr. Evil's House of Horrors frightens visitors with numerous props, lights, effects and live actors that fill the haunted house. The attraction is not meant for children under 12.
80% 212 votes
11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg, CA 95448 MoreLess Info
Started over 50 years ago by Rodney Strong, the vineyards is located south of Healdsburg. They are open daily and offer winery tours, they have a tasting room and they host different events throughout the year.