Destination guide

Why people love visiting captivating Union City

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Union City. Renowned for its restaurants, bird watching and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Computer History Museum and California's Great America are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Union City

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Union City a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • California's Great America (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Aqua Adventure Water Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Golden Tee Golfland (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Chouinard Vineyards (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Westover Winery (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Union City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Union City is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shoreline Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Alameda Creek Regional Trail (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hayward Regional Shoreline Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Union City

Fly into Hayward, CA (HWD-Hayward Executive), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Palo Alto, CA (PAO-Santa Clara County), which is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Union City Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Union City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 429 holiday rentals around Union City. From 237 Houses to 119 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Union City is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Union City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Union City:

  • Downtown: 621 holiday homes
  • Fisherman's Wharf: 721 holiday homes
  • Union Square: 553 holiday homes
  • Nob Hill: 443 holiday homes
  • South of Market: 686 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Union City?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Union City. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge: 1,058 holiday rentals
  • Union City Station: 1,041 holiday rentals
  • Union Landing: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park: 1,117 holiday rentals
  • Stanford University: 557 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Union City listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Union City?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 237 Houses in Union City. Our other popular types of Union City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 119 holiday houses
  • Villas: 7 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 13 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Union City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 77 holiday homes with pool available in Union City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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