Mill ValleyUnited States of America

Image for Muir Woods showing forest scenes, a river or creek and landscape views

Visit Mill Valley

Get away to Mill Valley! Enjoy the forests, hiking and local cuisine.

Explore the family-friendly city of Mill Valley—forests, hiking trails and popular sights like Muir Woods National Monument.

Where to stay in Mill Valley

Almonte, Mill Valley, California, United States of America
trover photo by James Wilkinson

Almonte

3.5/5Good!(2 area reviews)

While Almonte may not have many sights to explore, venturing just a little farther will lead you to top things to see and do like Old Mill Park and Muir Woods National Monument.

Almonte

Top hotels in Mill Valley

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Travelodge by Wyndham Mill Valley/Sausalito
Travelodge by Wyndham Mill Valley/Sausalito
2 out of 5
707 Redwood Hwy, Mill Valley, CA
£72
per night
Dec 22 - Dec 23

Situated in Mill Valley, this motel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge and Palace of Fine Arts. University of San Francisco ...

3.1/5 (1,082 reviews)

"Best thing: staff. Good location. Spaciousvrooms and very helping and nice staff"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Travelodge by Wyndham Mill Valley/Sausalito
Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area
Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area
3 out of 5
160 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA
£107
per night
Jan 2 - Jan 3

Located in Almonte, this hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Muir Woods National Monument, Presidio of San Francisco and Angel Island. Golden Gate Bridge and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,449 reviews)

"Great staff, clean rooms, quiet area with a nice view."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Holiday Inn Express Mill Valley San Francisco Area
Muir Woods Lodge
Muir Woods Lodge
1.5 out of 5
155 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA
£91
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21

Located in Almonte, this motel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Muir Woods National Monument, Presidio of San Francisco and Angel Island. Golden Gate Bridge and ...

3.1/5 (906 reviews)

"Room was clean and good sized , had a microwave and fridge which I felt was a bonus for the price we paid"…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Muir Woods Lodge

Popular things to do in Mill Valley

Muir Woods National Monument
Image for Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument

4.5/5(33 reviews)

Walk among towering redwoods hundreds of years old at this National Park, less than an hour’s drive from downtown San Francisco.

Mount Tamalpais State Park
Image for Mount Tamalpais State Park
trover photo by Krithiga Pillai

Mount Tamalpais State Park

Explore the lovely green spaces of Mount Tamalpais State Park and enjoy the hiking trails in Mill Valley. Wander the seaside and lush forest in the area.

Tennessee Valley Trailhead
Image for Tennessee Valley Trailhead

Tennessee Valley Trailhead

Just across the Golden Gate Bridge, discover rugged wilderness, a quiet beach and stunning hiking trails also suitable for riding a bike or horse.

Golden Gate Bridge
Image for Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

4.5/5(336 reviews)

Cars trundle across it and ships sail under it, but the best way to experience this iconic bridge is on foot. 

Pier 39
Image for Pier 39

Pier 39

4/5(334 reviews)

This waterfront attraction offers thrilling rides, innovative street performers and colorful souvenir shops, but it’s the sea lions that win the day. 

Alcatraz Island
Image for Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island

5/5(229 reviews)

Escape to “The Rock,” home of the infamous and abandoned island prison, and discover how it earned a reputation as a cold and unforgiving place.

Top activities in Mill Valley

Redwoods & Wine Country Escape to Sonoma & Napa with Optional Gourmet Lunch
Image for Redwoods & Wine Country Escape to Sonoma & Napa with Optional Gourmet Lunch

Redwoods & Wine Country Escape to Sonoma & Napa with Optional Gourmet Lunch

£108

For over a decade Extranomical Tours has been creating amazing memories on our Redwoods and Wine Country Escape tour from San Francisco. This award-winning tour combines two of California’s best experiences: Coast Redwoods in Muir Woods and California’s Wine Country! It’s the only Woods & Wine tour to include all wine tasting fees and a gourmet lunch upgrade.

Muir Woods and Sausalito with Optional Return Ferry Ticket
Image for Muir Woods and Sausalito with Optional Return Ferry Ticket

Muir Woods and Sausalito with Optional Return Ferry Ticket

£57

Gaze up at the green canopy formed by massive redwoods, stroll down pine needle-laden paths, and learn about the acclaimed work of naturalist John Muir. Visit the Muir Woods National Monument and make a detour to charming Sausalito, returning to San Francisco by bus or by scenic ferry ride.

Muir Woods Tour of California Redwoods (Ticket fee included)
Image for Muir Woods Tour of California Redwoods (Ticket fee included)

Muir Woods Tour of California Redwoods (Ticket fee included)

£66

Gaze up at the towering tops of redwoods, stroll down pine needle-covered paths, and hear stories about famed naturalist John Muir on this relaxing excursion in cathedral-like forests. Enjoy a scenic drive through Muir Woods and check out the charming streets of Sausalito with an experienced guide to lead the way.

Super Saver by Day: City Sightseeing & Muir Woods Excursion
Image for Super Saver by Day: City Sightseeing & Muir Woods Excursion

Super Saver by Day: City Sightseeing & Muir Woods Excursion

£100

Snap photos of the Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy expansive views from hilltop vistas, drive through tranquil forests, and uncover the heart of the City by the Bay. On this full-day excursion around San Fran, visit iconic landmarks and explore the old growth forests of the Muir Woods National Monument.

Redwood Forests of Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais
Image for Redwood Forests of Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais

Redwood Forests of Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais

£43

Join this guided hike to the serene, ancient redwood forests of Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais, just north of San Francisco in Marin County. Following a peaceful creekside path on the quiet streets and trails, you come to hidden pools and a cascading waterfall, a setting that captures the essence of the idyllic small town of Mill Valley.

San Francisco City Sights Seaplane Tour
Image for San Francisco City Sights Seaplane Tour

San Francisco City Sights Seaplane Tour

£115

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Pass By: Seaplane Adventures, 242 Redwood Hwy Frontage Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941-6613 Take off from Sausalito Bay. Pass By: Golden Gate Bridge, US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129 Get a bird's eye view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Reviews of Mill Valley

3.7

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
1
5 - Excellent 33.333333333333336%
4 - Good
1
4 - Good 33.333333333333336%
3 - Okay
0
3 - Okay 0%
2 - Disappointing
1
2 - Disappointing 33.333333333333336%
1 - Terrible
0
1 - Terrible 0%

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveler

Oct 20, 2019

If you’re looking for somewhere North of the city, then Mill Valley may be a consideration. But be prepared to pay top dollar at the Holiday Inn Express, Mill Valley.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Aug 13, 2019

Jeff on reception was brilliant. We’d love to return