- 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
Marin Summer Theater is a non-profit educational playhouse that instructs all aspects of show production for people ages 13-23. There are three shows presented every year and a benefit in a six week summer season.
Located at the Novato Art Center, the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art houses over 40 artists in studios on the grounds. The museum has a main art gallery, classroom and store as well as the Ron Collins lobby gallery.
The Stafford Lake Disc Golf Course is a professional disc golf course that doesn't allow dogs. Wildlife that can be seen at the park include deer, geese, ground squirrels, wild turkey, vultures, and hawks.
Covering 139 acres, Stafford Lake County Park offers fishing, picnicking, playground, disc golf, volleyball and horseshoe courts. This lakeside park is also home to large-scale events such as musical performances and festivals.
The Stone Tree Golf Club engages golfer with an 18-hole course, complete with a bounty of natural beauty, groomed playing surfaces and numerous challenges. This facility offers an array of amenities, including hiking trails, a bar and lounge, and a clubhouse that can be used to host events.
Nestled in rolling hills, the Indian Valley Golf Course offers challenges for players of all skill levels as well as scenic beauty amidst wetlands and woodlands. This 18-hole course is enhanced with water hazards, sand dunes and well-groomed fairways.
Located on a former village of a Miwok tribe, Miwok Museum depicts the culture and history of the tribe with artifacts like baskets, instruments, and tools. The museum hosts workshops and demonstrations for Native American crafts.
The Rixos Limousine & Wine Tours offers deluxe wine tasting tours that take guests to some of the finest wineries in the area. Their limousine services can be used as a form of luxury transportation for a wide range of events.
Located on 522 scenic acres, Rush Creek is a nature preserve filled with a variety of unique plants and animals. Visitors to the preserve commonly enjoy bird watching, hiking, or horseback riding through the preserve's nature trails.
Hamilton Community Pool features two main pool areas: a lap pool for adults and a children's wading area, with a reasonable entry fee. The children's area includes a water-slide. Lounge chairs, snack-bar, showers, and changing area available.