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  • Aerial View of Sausalito with Golden Gate Bridge

Local Attractions

Explore the Best of the Bay Area

We are fortunate to count as our neighbors some of the most popular sites in California. Close to everything, but away from it all, Cavallo Point is the perfect base camp for exploring the very best the Bay Area has to offer. Let our Les Clefs d’Or Concierge help you plan your visit to our local attractions in Sausalito and in our neighboring areas.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island

The infamous island reveals complex histories of American justice, incarceration, and the struggle for Native American civil rights. And on a clear day, it’s worth a visit simply for the ferry ride and panoramic bay views. Please note: There is no admission fee for Alcatraz itself, but you must purchase ferry-service tickets, which often sell out in advance.

Muir Woods trees

Muir Woods National Monument

Immerse yourself in dense forests of coastal redwoods at Muir Woods National Monument. One of California’s most popular destinations, Muir Woods is 10 miles (about a 25-minute drive) from Cavallo Point. Planning a visit can be complicated — it is crucial to make parking or shuttle reservations in advance. Let our concierge assist with all the details!

Conservatory of Flowers building

Golden Gate Park

At over 1,000 acres, Golden Gate Park stretches for three miles from the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to Ocean Beach, and offers many attractions to explore including: California Academy of Sciences, DeYoung Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco Botanical Garden, and more.

Lookout Cove Water Play

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Featuring creative outdoor and indoor activities for children ages 6 months to 10 years old, this renowned museum offers hands-on art, science, and environmental exhibits, performances, and special events all focused on fun.

Guests of Cavallo Point can take advantage of our exclusive 3-Day Family Pass valid for up to 6 guests and is priced at $125 for unlimited access for three consecutive days. 1-Day Passes are also available.

elephant seal pup

The Marine Mammal Center

Just 4 miles from Cavallo Point, The Marine Mammal Center is the world’s largest marine mammal hospital. Learn about the center’s current patients as they are nursed back to health and released into the wild as well as the hospital and research advancing ocean conservation. 

As an exclusive for guests of Cavallo Point, enjoy complimentary behind-the-scenes tours of the world’s largest marine mammal hospital. Available seven days a week, even on days when the center is closed, we also offer complimentary shuttle service to nearby Rodeo Beach from Wednesday to Sunday at 12:00 pm.