Families, business owners and tourists love coming to the charming town of Corte Madera. Family friendly and business oriented, many people from all over the Bay Area and California find that this town allows residents to be prosperous in both business and family. With two high-end shopping centers and a plethora of hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, along with several parks and open spaces, Corte Madera exemplifies the outdoor lifestyle of Northern California without sacrificing the luxury of San Francisco and the Bay Area. While a small town of only 9,000 residents, Corte Madera is centrally located near the cities of San Rafael and San Francisco and has a multitude of art, culture and dining opportunities.
Whether you’re looking for a great place to relax or are interested in seeing one of the town’s annual events, Corte Madera is a fantastic place to visit all year long.
With mild weather just outside the foggy reach of San Francisco, Corte Madera is a perfect opportunity to spend time outside. It doesn’t matter if you’re a golfer, hiker, biker or just want to relax, this town has more sunny days than not, allowing you to get out and see those parks. Ring Mountain is an especially good place to go when in the area. With its unique weather and geological features, it is home to plant life that does not exist anywhere else on the planet. The nice weather also makes the weekly farmers market a great destination. Located in Town Center, you can stroll the booths while exploring the rest of the area.
If you’re visiting Corte Madera, there are several airports nearby. The closest is the San Rafael Airport, but San Francisco International Airport is also within driving distance. You also have a wide selection of affordable and comfortable lodging options for your stay. These hotels will allow you to remain close to the best attractions in town.
While many of the hotels are within walking or biking distance of Corte Madera attractions, if you plan on seeing the greater area, the most convenient travel option is rental car. There are taxis and a ferry available too, but with other cities so close, you’ll find that a car grants you the most freedom and flexibility. There are a variety of rental car services for you to choose from in the area.
No matter what time of year you plan on visiting Corte Madera, there will be plenty for you to do. The farmers market runs year long and there are plenty of activities. If you’re visiting in the fall, make sure to come during Oktoberfest, a fun festival that is great for the entire family. The Corte Madera and Larkspur July Fourth Parade and Festival is also very popular.
One of the great things about staying in Corte Madera is that you have the option of taking a day trip to San Francisco, San Mateo, Sonoma or Berkeley while you’re visiting. Each of these cities is less than 40 miles away, making the drive easy. What better way to visit all those fun places than by staying in the lovely Corte Madera.