Novato, Marin’s northernmost city, offers year-round outdoor activities, quaint shops and antiques, and dining choices sure to satisfy any appetite! Our proximity to Napa/Sonoma wine country, West Marin seashore and Infineon Raceway, coupled with our affordable hotels offering cosmopolitan comfort, make Novato a great place to stay!
History is at the heart of Novato with Olompali State Historical Park, Miwok Park/Marin Museum of the American Indian, Novato History Museum and the Novato Arts Center at Hamilton field.
In June, Novato hosts the Festival of Art, Wine & Music featuring nationally and regional known entertainment and the finest of art, wines and microbrews from the region.
Novato is a great place to play with excellent golfing, extensive bike trails, horse back ride, and picnicking in beautiful parks, all surrounded by beautiful county-wide areas of open space.
Don’t forget to explore the biological mysteries of aging at the world renowned Buck Institute while experiencing the architecture of I.M. Pei and discover what scientists are learning about Alzheimer’s, cancer, stroke and other age-related diseases.
Novato’s friendly, relaxed downtown, boutique shopping and marvelous local restaurants provide an environment that everyone will appreciate.
Novato – the North Bay’s perfect location.