- 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
83% 48 votes
1667 W Steele Ln, Santa Rosa, CA 95403 MoreLess Info
Snoopy's Home Ice - Redwood Empire Ice Arena offers recreational ice skating and has programs for competitive figure skating and hockey as well. It also features a Snoopy-themed cafe, gallery and gift shop.
59% 1455 votes
Sloat Boulevard at 45th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132 MoreLess Info
Opened 10 to 5 every day of the year, the San Francisco Zoo has a pretty good selection of amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and invertebrates. They organize educational programs as well and conservation lectures.
Family-owned and operated Climbing Monkeys Winery is available for tastings by appointment only. Visitors can set up a tour of the winery, where they can choose from Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cabernet, and grape blends.
74% 53 votes
1673 St. Helena Hwy. S, St. Helena, CA 94574 MoreLess Info
The Rutherford Grove Winery & Vineyards offers scheduled tours of their estate vineyards by reservation. They also have two separate tasting rooms, a private banquet facility, and offer an outdoor picnic area to visitors.
50% 4 votes
16702 Highway One, Bodega Bay, CA 94922 MoreLess Info
At Bad Boy Cowboys – Private Trail Rides, visitors of all skill levels can enjoy a horseback riding experience. The location also offers romantic strolls for couples who wish to celebrate a special anniversary.
100% 6 votes
160 Escondido Drive, Martinez, CA 94553 MoreLess Info
BMAO - Amusement Repair Company is an indoor recreational facility that is most widely known for restoring antiquated video games. The company also restores old jukeboxes, outdated gaming consoles, and pinball machines.
73% 15 votes
Skyline Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94605 MoreLess Info
Mazzariello Labyrinth, situated inside Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve, is a small geological formation which is worth a visit. Some of the hiking trails leading up to the labyrinth are a bit challenging but offer beautiful scenic views of the surrounding Oakland Hills.
Oakland's historic Paramount Theatre is a Bauhaus-inspired performance space. Its event schedule includes orchestra concerts, plays, musicals, operas and other large-scale artistic events. The venue also screens classic films and is available for convention rentals.
The Fox Theater is a performing arts center that offers Orchestra seating, Mezzanine seating, and seating available on the Balcony. The theater can accommodate a variety of events including film screenings, holiday parties, and birthdays.