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Tiburon is a unique, sleepy little village at the end of Tiburon Peninsula that juts out into San Francisco Bay. You can reach it in 20 minutes by car over the Golden Gate Bridge north on Highway 101, or 25 minutes by ferry from San Francisco. This cozy harbor community began as a lagoon with arks and houseboats lining the shore. Today, "Ark Row," is one of the most popular dining and shopping areas in the downtown. Main Street is the town's other most historic, picturesque street with beautifully restored buildings that date back to the late 1800s. Tiburon has galleries that feature fine arts and crafts, one-of-a-kind jewelry and gift items made by local artisans. There are fifteen restaurants in town, some with captivating views across the Bay to San Francisco, that offer everything from nachos to fine dining. Other interesting sites include Old St. Hilary's, a restored Carpenter Gothic church overlooking the Bay, the Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve and the Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary. Angel Island is a short ferry ride from Tiburon, and many of the town's markets will put together a lunch to take along for a picnic on the beach. If you're up for an adventure, the narrow and winding Highway 1 north of Tiburon, with its' gorgeous views of the ocean, is well worth the time.

Surrounding areas: Sausalito, California (2.6 mi), Corte Madera, California (4.1 mi), Mill Valley, California (4.3 mi), Point Richmond, California (4.4 mi), Larkspur, California (5.0 mi), San Rafael, California (6.7 mi), Ross, California (6.9 mi)

Tiburon Vacation Rentals

Tiburon Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa801 BridgewaySausalito, CA2.4 mi.(415) 332-0502
The Inn Above Tide30 El PortalSausalito, CA2.5 mi.(415) 332-9535
Acqua Hotel555 Redwood HwyMill Valley, CA2.8 mi.(415) 380-0400
Mill Valley/sausalito Travelodge707 Redwood HwyMill Valley, CA2.8 mi.(415) 383-0340
Holiday Inn Express160 Shoreline HwyMill Valley, CA3.0 mi.(415) 332-5700
Howard Johnson Express Inn1595 Casa Buena DrCorte Madera, CA3.1 mi.(415) 924-3570
Extended Stay Deluxe1775 Francisco BlvdSan Rafael, CA4.0 mi.(415) 451-1887
Best Western Corte Madera Inn1815 Redwood HwyCorte Madera, CA4.1 mi.(415) 924-1502
Travelodge San Rafael865 Francisco Blvd ESan Rafael, CA4.6 mi.(415) 454-9470
Courtyard By Marriott Larkspur Landing2500 Larkspur LNDG CTRLarkspur Landing, CA4.9 mi.(415) 925-1800
Days Inn Point Richmond915 W Cutting BlvdPoint Richmond, CA5.4 mi.(510) 237-3000
Argonaut Hotel495 Jefferson StSan Francisco, CA6.2 mi.(415) 563-2800
Best Inn2707 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 567-2425
Chelsea Motor Inn2095 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 563-5600
Cow Hollow Motor Inn And Suites2190 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 921-5800
Days Inn Lombard2358 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 922-2010
Deville Motel2599 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 346-4664
Hilton San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf2620 Jones StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 885-4700
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites550 N Point StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 409-4600
Hyatt At Fisherman's Wharf555 N Point StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 563-1234
Lombard Plaza Hotel2026 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 921-2444
Marina Motel2576 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 921-9406
Radisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf250 Beach StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 392-6700
Royal Motel2555 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 921-3105
San Francisco Marriott Fisherman's Wharf1250 Columbus AveSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 775-7555
Sea Captain Motel2322 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 921-4980
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf2500 Mason StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 362-5500
Super 8 Motel2440 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 922-0244
Travelodge - Golden Gate2230 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 922-3900
Travelodge At The Presidio2755 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.4 mi.(415) 931-8581
Buena Vista Motor Inn1599 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 923-9600
Comfort Inn By The Bay2775 Van Ness AveSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 928-5000
Coventry Motor Inn1901 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 567-1200
Francisco Bay Motel1501 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 474-3030
Motel Capri2015 Greenwich StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 346-4667
Ramada Limited Golden Gate1940 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 775-8116
Redwood Inn Motel1530 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 776-3800
Rodeway Inn1450 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 673-0691
Star Motel1727 Lombard StSan Francisco, CA6.5 mi.(415) 346-8250
Crystal Tower Apartments2140 TaylorSan Francisco, CA6.7 mi.(415) 885-0333
Bed & Breakfast
Seraph Inn1409 Sutter StSan Francisco, CA7.5 mi.(415) 819-2380
Chateau Tivoli Bed & Breakfast1057 Steiner StSan Francisco, CA7.9 mi.(415) 776-5462
Bock's Bed And Breakfast1448 Willard StSan Francisco, CA8.8 mi.(415) 664-6842
Cypress Inn On Miramar Beach407 Mirada RdHalf Moon Bay, CA27.4 mi.(650) 726-6002
Churchill Manor Bed & Breakfast485 Brown StNapa, CA29.6 mi.(707) 253-7733

Tiburon Weather & Climate

Mark Twain once said, "the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." While this might be a slight exaggeration, the climate in the San Francisco Bay Area is mild year round with cool evenings - even in the summertime. Cool breezes from the Pacific Ocean help moderate the summer heat and marine influences keep winters very mild. The San Francisco Bay Area is known for its fog, especially in the summertime. This occurs when warm air masses flow across a cooler ocean and the moisture in the air condenses and forms fog. The rainy season in northern California runs November through March, with no measurable precipitation in the summertime. Spring and fall are generally the sunniest, and warmest, seasons in the Bay area.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 56°F 40°F 7.32 in. 54°F
February 61°F 43°F 6.85 in. 55°F
March 65°F 44°F 5.63 in. 55°F
April 70°F 45°F 2.18 in. 56°F
May 76°F 48°F 1.11 in. 56°F
June 81°F 52°F 0.30 in. 57°F
July 85°F 53°F 0.12 in. 59°F
August 84°F 53°F 0.17 in. 62°F
September 82°F 52°F 0.46 in. 61°F
October 75°F 49°F 2.07 in. 60°F
November 63°F 45°F 5.78 in. 58°F
December 56°F 40°F 5.60 in. 55°F

Tiburon Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Metropolitan Oakland International airport (OAK) located about 17 miles southeast of Tiburon in Oakland, California and the San Francisco International airport (SFO) located approximately 19 miles south of Tiburon in San Francisco, California.

Tiburon Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Oakland ZooOaklandCA12.3 mi.
Six Flags Marine WorldVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Pixieland ParkConcordCA24.6 mi.
TraintownSonomaCA27.8 mi.
Paramount's Great AmericaSanta ClaraCA46.4 mi.
J's Amusement ParkGuernevilleCA51.1 mi.
FunderwoodsLodiCA67.2 mi.
Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkSanta CruzCA67.7 mi.
FunderlandSacramentoCA71.2 mi.
Bonfante GardensGilroyCA78.5 mi.
Water Parks
Waterworld USAConcordCA24.6 mi.
Raging WatersSan JoseCA49.3 mi.
Waterworld USASacramentoCA71.2 mi.
Big Bear ParkWaterfordCA94.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Mill Valley Golf CourseMill ValleyCA4.0 mi.
McInnis Park Golf CenterSan RafaelCA6.7 mi.
Peacock Gap Country ClubSan RafaelCA6.7 mi.
Golden Gate Park Golf CourseSan FranciscoCA8.6 mi.
Gleneagles Golf ClubSan FranciscoCA9.1 mi.
Harding Park Golf CourseSan FranciscoCA9.1 mi.
Lincoln Park Golf CourseSan FranciscoCA9.1 mi.
Presidio Golf CourseSan FranciscoCA9.1 mi.
Tilden Park Golf CourseBerkeleyCA12.3 mi.
Metropolitan Golf LinksOaklandCA12.9 mi.
Montclair Golf CourseOaklandCA12.9 mi.
San Geronimo Golf ClubSan GeronimoCA13.4 mi.
Chuck Corica Golf ComplexAlamedaCA15.0 mi.
Cypress Golf CourseColmaCA15.2 mi.
Franklin Canyon Golf CourseRodeoCA15.8 mi.
Indian Valley Golf ClubNovatoCA16.0 mi.
StoneTree Golf ClubNovatoCA16.0 mi.
Sharp Park Golf CoursePacificaCA18.4 mi.
Blue Rock Springs Golf CourseVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Hiddenbrooke Golf ClubVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Joe Mortara Golf CourseVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Mare Island Golf ClubVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Monarch Bay Golf ClubSan LeandroCA20.9 mi.
Lake Chabot Municipal Golf CourseOaklandCA21.5 mi.
Diablo Hills Golf CourseWalnut CreekCA23.0 mi.
Crystal Springs Golf CourseBurlingameCA23.4 mi.
Poplar Creek Golf CourseSan MateoCA23.9 mi.
Willow Park Golf CourseCastro ValleyCA23.9 mi.
Skywest Golf CourseHaywardCA24.1 mi.
Buchanan Fields Golf CourseConcordCA24.4 mi.
State Parks
Angel Island State ParkCA2.9 mi. 
Marin Headlands State ParkCA5.2 mi. 
Mount Tamalpais State ParkCA6.8 mi. 
Baker Beach State ParkCA6.9 mi. 
James D Phelan Beach State ParkCA7.7 mi. 
Thornton Beach State ParkCA13.9 mi. 
San Bruno Mountain State ParkCA14.6 mi. 
Samuel P Taylor State ParkCA16.5 mi. 
Beach State ParkCA18.0 mi. 
Mills Estate ParkCA21.8 mi. 
Robert E Woolley State ParkCA21.8 mi. 
McNee Ranch State ParkCA23.5 mi. 
Tomales Bay State ParkCA27.6 mi. 
Mount Diablo State ParkCA29.3 mi. 
Burleigh Murray Ranch State ParkCA30.8 mi. 
Annadel State ParkCA37.6 mi. 
Sugarloaf Ridge State ParkCA38.1 mi. 
Bay Area Discovery MuseumSausalitoCA2.3 mi.(Children's)
Museum of the City of San FranciscoSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(History)
San Francisco Maritime National Historical ParkSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(History)
Fine Arts Museums of San FranciscoSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
California Academy of SciencesSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Science)
ExploratoriumSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Science)
Weaving Art Museum and Research InstituteSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Technology)
Yerba Buena Center for the ArtsSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Art)
ZEUMSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.(Children's)
Jewish-American Hall of Fame (Division of Magnes Museum)BerkeleyCA10.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Judah L. Magnes MuseumBerkeleyCA10.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Lawrence Hall of ScienceBerkeleyCA10.7 mi.(Science)
Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film ArchiveBerkeleyCA10.7 mi.(Art)
Bolinas MuseumBolinasCA12.0 mi.(Art)
Oakland Museum of CaliforniaOaklandCA12.3 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Guide to San Francisco Bay Area CreeksOaklandCA12.3 mi.(Science)
Western Aerospace MuseumOaklandCA12.3 mi.(Technology)
USS Hornet MuseumAlamedaCA15.0 mi.(History)
Museum of WomanAlamedaCA15.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Online Directory of International Sculpture Parks & GardensVallejoCA18.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Zoos and Aquariums
San Francisco Zoological GardensSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.
Steinhart AquariumSan FranciscoCA8.4 mi.
The Oakland ZooOaklandCA12.3 mi.
Six Flags Marine WorldVallejoCA18.7 mi.
Happy Hollow Park and ZooSan JoseCA49.3 mi.
Micke Grove ZooLodiCA67.2 mi.
Sacramento ZooSacramentoCA71.2 mi.
Monterey Bay AquariumMontereyCA94.5 mi.

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