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Best Western John Muir Inn
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Area Attractions

Located less than a mile from the John Muir Historic Site and a 35-minute drive to Muir Woods, the Best Western John Muir Inn is a great location to stay when exploring the area. Browse the many nearby attractions below to plan your perfect day out! From the Best Western John Muir Inn, guests can take BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to San Francisco and ride cable cars to famous San Fran attractions. Or take a daytrip on Amtrak to the Yosemite National Park, which John Muir worked to designate as a national park.

Even if you’re here on business, The Best Western John Muir Inn is ideally located near points of interest. The Shell Oil refinery is less than a mile away, and when it’s time to unwind, there are hiking trails, fishing (king salmon, steelhead, shad striped bass, sturgeon), and boating.

General Attractions

Less than 10 miles away

Less than 20 miles away

Located 20-30 miles away

  • Alcatraz– Former island prison, now a historic site and wildlife sanctuary
  • American Conservatory Theater – Artist-driven, A Tony Award-winning theater
  • Berkeley Art Museum – Fine art and film exhibitions, as well as film screenings
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre – Professional, nonprofit resident theatre
  • California Academy of Sciences – Exhibits and lectures about the natural world
  • Chabot Space & Science Center – Observatory, planetarium, exhibits, and park
  • Children’s Fairyland – 10-acre outdoor park inspired by children’s literature
  • Chinatown – San Francisco neighborhood with Asian shops, temples and dining
  • Coit Tower – Art Deco tower on Telegraph Hill rising 210 feet
  • Exploratorium – Museum of science, art and human perception
  • Fisherman’s Wharf – Includes Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, The Cannery, etc.
  • Gondola Servizio – Venetian gondola cruises on Lake Merritt and Napa River
  • Golden Gate Bridge – World-famous landmark suspension bridge
  • Golden Gate Park – Large urban park home to various museums and gardens
  • Grey Line Sightseeing Tours – Tours on land and sea
  • Hornblower Boat Cruises – fine dining cruises, charter events and private parties
  • Joaquin Miller Park Trail – One of the only urban 2nd growth redwood groves
  • Lawrence Hall of Science – Public science center at University of California
  • Muir Woods – 554 acres of protect redwood forest
  • McAfee Coliseum – Home of the Oakland Raiders NFL team
  • Oakland Museum of California – Dedicated to California art, history and nature
  • Oakland Zoo – Features over 440 native and exotic animals
  • AT&T Park – Home of the San Francisco Giants MLB team
  • Palace of Fine Arts – Hosts live music and entertainment
  • Paramount Theatre – Art Deco theater featuring theatre, dance and music shows
  • Presidio of San Francisco – 1,480 acres of greenspace with historic buildings
  • Tilden Park – 2,077 acres with a carousel, Lake Anza and a Botanic Garden
  • USS Potomac – Warship open for tours and regular cruises on the Bay
  • Wineries – Experience California’s world-famous wines


  • Muir Station Shopping Center – Restaurants, bars, movie theater and shops
  • Downtown Martinez – Several quaint antique shops with hidden treasures
  • Sunvalley Shopping Center – Shop over 150 specialty stores; dining on-site
  • Broadway Shopping Centre – Major stores, specialty shops and restaurants
  • Napa Premium Outlets – Bargains on popular and high-fashion brands

For delicious dining in the area, see the Martinez Chamber


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