- 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.
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Serving as a small park in a quiet residential neighborhood, Union Landing Park has two playgrounds with one for toddlers and the other for older children. There are also six picnic tables with adjoining barbeque grills.
Francis Beach is believed to be the main beach at Half Moon Bay with beautiful views of the ocean and well-maintained campsites that offer both tents as well as RV's. The beach can be easily reached through the Coast-side trail. There is also a dog-friendly beach area nearby.
The main center for community leisure services on the western side of town is the Holly Community Center. Along with fitness facilities, the site which includes an auditorium that is able to hold up to 250 people can be rented for private parties.
Vista Park is 3.8 acres and features a jogging path, picnic tables, benches and open space. The park boasts scenic views of the Bay area, including the peninsula, valley, three bridges and mountains in three directions.
The Cask Wine & Cheese Bar offers a wide selection of wines with cheese pairings, tapas, and charcuterie in an intimate, relaxed setting. The bar features outdoor seating, and offers catering services.
Featuring basketball specialists as coaches, Legarza Basketball Camp offers coaching to improve visitors' basketball skills. During these lessons, visitors will learn techniques like footwork, shooting skills, defensive moves, and more.
Laurel Street Park is a park that offers picnic benches and shade trees to sit under along with a big jungle gym. The park also features a basketball hoop and big open grass area for baseball, soccer or walking dogs.