- 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
87% 143 votes
Pillar Point Harbor, 2 Johnson Pier, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
From kayaks to stand up paddle boards, Half Moon Bay Kayak Company offers visitors watercraft equipment to take out on the waters of Pillar Point Harbor. In addition to kayaks, the company provides complimentary wet suits.
95% 22 votes
214 Princeton Avenue, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
California Canoe & Kayak is a paddesports company that offers both classes and trips for sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking and stand up paddleboarding. They also have boats and gear available for rent.
68% 19 votes
122 Ave Granada, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 MoreLess Info
Organizing fishing excursions to Half Moon Bay, The New Captain Pete helps visitors catch crab, salmon, and more. The captain provides all the equipment necessary for catching the fish, and will clean the fish as well.
Nestled in Dry Creek Valley, the Lambert Bridge Winery is a small, artisanal establishment that welcomes tasters daily between 10:30 AM and 4:30 PM. Lambert Bridge also hosts regular community events such as winemaking classes and seminars.
95% 20 votes
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, CA 94542 MoreLess Info
The Recreation & Wellness Center at California State University has amenities like a fitness center, gymnasium with basketball courts, indoor track and multipurpose studios. Their center has free weights and cardio machines on both floors.
Situated on 10.25 acres, Valley View Park features baseball and soccer fields along with a tennis court. The park also offers a children's playground, a paved walking path, picnic areas and restroom facilities.
81% 47 votes
1200 Frederickson Ln, Antioch, CA 94509 MoreLess Info
Set on 780 acres of land, Contra Loma Regional Park & Swim Lagoon offers a reservoir for fishing and swimming. The lagoon has a designated swim area with lifeguards. People can fish catfish, trout, and bass in the reservoir.
Specializing in Limonchello, Bianca Rainaud Cellars offers visitors samples of its award winning wines. The winery's Carbernet Sauvignon has won Gold and Silver medals at the Sonoma County Harvest Festival.
For a scenic and beautiful natural attraction, the Dow Wetlands Wildlife Habitat Preserve offers 470 acres of beauty. Popular in the summer when blackberries line the trails, the preserve is home to beavers, birds and many species of plant life.
61% 18 votes
1851 Lexington Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94402 MoreLess Info
The Highlands Recreation District is a family friendly district that is most widely known for being the home of a municipal pool. The district also offers free bike skills days as well as a free bike rodeo for entertainment.