From boutique hotels to camping, Enjoy your stay at these members of the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center

The Mill Valley Inn is an intimate hotel tucked in a redwood grove at the foot of Mt. Tamalpais. Steps away from galleries, restaurants, boutiques and theaters, the inn combines the sophistication of a small European hotel with the cozy charm of downtown Mill Valley. 

Acqua Hotel, a boutique hotel on Richardson’s Bay has 49 guestrooms, including 25 Junior Suites featuring large entry parlors, soaking tubs and private balconies which provide expansive views of Mt. Tamalpais. 

Mill Valley Inn
165 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941
Phone: 415.389.6608 Toll Free 855.334.7946

Acqua Hotel
555 Redwood Highway Mill Valley, CA 94941
Reservations: 888.662-9555 Phone: 415.380.0400

Lodging offered by Mill Valley Chamber Members


Other Lodging from non chamber members

  • Muir Woods Hotel & Lodge
  • Tamalpais Motel

Prefer a more rustic experience? Camping options near Mill Valley range from sites beneath towering redwoods at Pantoll Campground on Mt Tam to rustic cabins perched above the ocean at Steep Ravine. Wake up to Mount Tam’s redwood groves, oak woodlands and spectacular view from its 2,571-foot peak. On a clear day, you can see the Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea, the Marin hills, San Francisco and the bay and Mount Diablo. On rare occasions, you can also see the Sierra Nevada’s snow-covered mountains 150 miles away. Please visit Mount Tamalpais State Park or call for information on campsites.

Alice Eastwood Group Camp

Frank Valley Group Horse Camp

Haypress Campsite

Pantoll Campground

Steep Ravine Campground/Cabins


Mill Valley is nestled against a mountain between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

Mill Valley edges Mount Tamalpais State Park, with hiking and mountain biking through redwood forests and hillsides strewn with wildflowers. It has redwood groves and oak woodlands with a spectacular view from the 2,571-foot peak. On a clear day, visitors can see the Farallon Islands 25 miles out to sea, the Marin County hills, San Francisco and the bay, hills and cities of the East Bay, and Mount Diablo. More than 50 miles of trail are within the park and connect to a larger, 200-mile-long trail system within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

The Marin Headlands encompasses more than 75,000 acres,with legendary hiking and mountain biking trails throughout. Tennessee Valley trail starts in Tamalpais Valley and is an easy hike that ends at the Pacific Ocean. Muir Beach and Stinson Beach are accessible by car. Download a map of trails and beaches.

Muir Woods National Monument attracts visitors from around the world. The tallest redwood at Muir Woods is 258-feet tall and the average age of the redwoods is between 500 and 800 years old, with the oldest being 1,200 years old. Muir Woods contains six miles of trails. All of these walks afford views of thousands of old-growth coast redwoods, the tallest living things in the world. During peak season, park your car at the Park and Ride Lot and take the Muir Woods Shuttle


Hike our steps, lanes and paths.

Mill Valley has 175 heritage steps, lanes and paths that have been documented in a map that is available at the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center, Mill Valley City Hall, the Mill Valley Community Center and the Mill Valley Library.These marked walkways originate all over town, and most are easy to access from the downtown area. The steps, lanes and paths provide great exercise and a glimpse into the beautiful residential areas of Mill Valley, and many are important evacuation routes in case of emergency.

Run the trails of the world-famous Dipsea Race.

The most famous steps in Mill Valley are the Dipsea Steps – 168 steps leading up to the the trails of Mt. Tamalpais – and the grueling start to the world-famous Dipsea Race, the oldest trail race in America.

The home of mountain biking? It’s here.

The mountain bike was invented in Marin County, and Mill Valley and the surrounding area are a big draw for mountain bikers as well as road bikers from around the Bay. There are 46 road and mountain biking trails in and near Mill Valley, from Tiburon and Sausalito to the highlands and the Bolinas lagoon. You can find the classic Mt. Tamalpais mountain bike trails

Mill Valley’s public golf course has hills, redwoods and creeks.

Mill Valley is home to a challenging 9-hole municipal golf course that is one of the hidden jewels of the Bay Area, and it is just blocks from downtown. Open seven days a week, the walking course meanders through 42 acres up and down hills, through redwoods and over creeks. It’s family-friendly, with a full snack bar, and equipment and lessons are available through the pro shop. Call and reserve your tee time one week in advance or just drop in and play. 

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Mill Valley, CA 94941

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