Sausalito offers spectacular waterfront views, world-class dining, luxury hotel accommodations, and the most unique event spaces. Sausalito is just over the Golden Gate Bridge, forty minutes from Wine Country.

Here we reveal the best places to eat, stay, and shop in this Northern California destination, along with the best Sausalito attractions. Get ready to explore one of America’s most beautiful (and tastiest) towns.

Kick off your next adventure

Would you like to experience kayaking in the middle of the San Francisco Bay, hiking the trails of the Headlands or have a leisurely getaway in a Mediterranean paradise in California? At Destination Sausalito, we can help plan the getaway you deserve. Sausalito is perfect for couples, families, weekend warriors and seasoned adventurers alike.

A DAY IN SAUSALITO

Don’t take it from us, the Mercury News spent a day in Sausalito and wanted to write about it. We’re thrilled they did, check it out!

Things to do in Sausalito

Start your trip to Sausalito with ideas and itineraries

FULL DAY

Visit historic Fort Baker at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge – and take the kids to the Discovery Museum and Marine Mammal Center for a few hours of educational entertainment and breathtaking views – dine and drink on the deck at Cavallo Point, outside Farley’s Bar & Restaurant savoring the same stunning views …. more

TWO DAYS

Settle into one of Sausalito’s signature overnight accommodations – choose from The Gables Inn, a Victorian bed & breakfast, Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa, an historic landmark, Hotel Sausalito on Vina del Mar Park, The Inn Above Tide built over the Bay or Cavallo Point Resort at Fort Baker …. more

HALF A DAY – 4 HOURS

From the center of town – across from Vina del Mar Park where the elephants stand guard over the beautiful fountain – walk
up the Excelsior stairs for a panoramic view of the harbor and bay.  Walk north to Caledonia Street where the locals shop and visit the galleries … more

2 HOURS

Walk south along Bridgeway from the center of town for scenic photographs fresh air and exercise. Take in all the sights and sounds – the seals frolicking in the bay (including the famous sealion statue) and the SF skyline as well as the Mediterranean hillside above the waterfront. Go as far Swede’s Beach …. more

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