5 days in Marin County Itinerary

5 days in Marin County Itinerary

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5 days in Marin County Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
San Rafael
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Austin

San Rafael

San Rafael ©
Intended as a place of healing, San Rafael has its origins as a mission for the native people who resided in villages nearby.
Escape the urban bustle at Tomales Point Trail and Alamere Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Marin Center and Dipsea Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Rafael: Earthquake Trail (in Point Reyes National Seashore), Tomales Bay State Park (in Inverness) and Heart's Desire Beach (in Point Reyes Station). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Rodeo Beach, stroll through Bolinas Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Golden Gate View Point.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Rafael travel route planner.

Austin to San Rafael is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to San Rafael due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in August, plan for little chillier days in San Rafael, with highs around 83°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Rafael

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mill Valley, Bolinas, Point Reyes Station, Earthquake Trail, Tomales Bay State Park
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Marin Center ©
Marin Center
Tomales Bay State Park ©
Tomales Bay State Park
Alamere Falls ©
Alamere Falls