Check out these unique vacation rentals near the Bay Area in California! The Bay Area refers to the cities of San Francisco and Oakland but the accommodations listed here mean visitors can avoid overcrowded tourist traps for the great outdoors of Northern California. Venture around Robert Louis Stevenson State Park and hike up Mt. St. Helena where you can even see Mt. Shasta in Oregon on clear days! Perhaps visit the Petrified Forest for a trip back in time over 3 million years following trails amongst California’s iconic petrified redwood giants. For avid cyclist, bike routes cover the landscape providing breathtaking views from Calistoga to American Canyon. Do not wait any longer! Book a unique vacation rental near the Bay Area now!