The City of Fairfax, CA
The city of Fairfax is located in the state of California in Marin County and has a population of 7,099 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Fairfax is San Francisco, approximately 15 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Fairfax, including Bistro 330, Buffalo Grill, Bubbas Diner, A Chinese Restaurant-Ming Garden and Ross Valley Brewing Company. For a larger selection of Fairfax restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Fairfax Golf Courses, Museums, Botanical Gardens and/or Auto Race Tracks, including the San Geronimo Golf Club, Marin-Bolinas Botanical Gardens, Edgewood Botanic Garden, McInnis Park Golf Center and China Camp State Park. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Fairfax please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Fairfax:
- Napa Valley Airport (APC)
- Oakland Intl. Airport (OAK)
- San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO)
Fairfax, California Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Fairfax experiences an average high temperature of 56 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 41 degrees with an average rainfall of 9.6 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Fairfax with daytime temperatures averaging 84 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Fairfax to receive an average of 8.66 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 0.21 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 111 degrees in the summer and as low as 18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Fairfax should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 72 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.
Fairfax, California Attractions
1Adobe Creek Golf Course - Petaluma,
The Adobe Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1989, this Petaluma course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-765-3000. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 1901 Frates Rd, Petaluma, CA 94954
2African American Museum and Library at Oakland - Oakland,
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland is a museum and non-circulating library dedicated to preserving the history and experiences of African Americans in Northern California and the Bay Area. It contains an extensive archival collection of such artifacts as diaries, correspondence, photos, and periodicals. It is currently located in the Charles A. Greene building in Oakland, which served as the Oakland Main Library from 1902 to 1951.
3Aquarium of the Bay - San Francisco,
Aquarium of the Bay is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and located at Embarcadero and Beach Street, at the edge of Pier 39 in San Francisco, California. The Aquarium is focused on locals - local aquatic animals, from the San Francisco Bay and neighboring waters. The Aquarium has over 50 sharks from species such as Sevengill sharks, leopard sharks, soupfins, spiny dogfish, brown smoothhounds and angel sharks.
4Benicia Capitol State Historic Park - Benicia,
Benicia Capitol State Historic Park is a state park in Benicia, California. The park is dedicated to California’s third capitol building, where the California State Legislature and bureaucracy convened from February 3, 1853 to February 24, 1854. It is the only pre-Sacramento capitol that survives.
5Bennett Valley Golf Course - Santa Rosa,
The Bennett Valley Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Sonoma County California. Built in 1970, this Santa Rosa course designed by Ben Harmon is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 707-528-3673. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 3330 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405
6Blake Garden - , Kensington,
Blake Garden is a botanical garden located at 70 Rincon Road in Kensington, California. It is a teaching facility for the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning of the University of California, Berkeley. It is also the site of Blake House, the official residence of the President of the University of California. The garden is open to the public during weekdays; no admission fee is charged.
7California Academy of Sciences - , Historical Society,
The California Academy of Sciences is among the largest museums of natural history in the world. The academy began in 1853 as a learned society and still carries out a large amount of original research, with exhibits and education becoming significant endeavours of the museum during the twentieth century.
8California Palace of the Legion of Honor - , Cartoon Art Museum,
The California Palace of the Legion of Honor is a fine art museum in San Francisco, California. The name is used both for the museum collection and for the building in which it is housed.
9Chabot Space and Science Center - Oakland,
Chabot Space and Science Center, located in Oakland, California, is a hands-on center featuring interactive exhibits, a digital planetarium, a large screen theater, hands-on activities and three powerful telescopes.
Fairfax, California Hotels
Fairfax, California Restaurants
This is a list of Fairfax Specialty Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Kosher Restaurants, Japanese Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants. Happy Dining!
340 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Anselmo, CA 94960
4A Chinese Restaurant-Ming Garden
340 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Published January 23, 2012
Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay area is an enchanting coastal redwood forest that is home to the world's tallest living trees
Published January 14, 2012
A place of infamy and Hollywood myth, Alcatraz Island is a fascinating place to visit from the prison grounds to its notable inmates, and its history that has begotten legends
Published January 11, 2012
One of the best family museums in San Francisco, the California Academy of Sciences boasts a natural history museum, aquarium, planetarium and rainforest all under one lush living roof.
Published January 9, 2012
The historic Fairmont San Francisco is a magnificent hotel and an extraordinary experience when staying in this cosmopolitan city
Published December 2, 2011
Experience and learn about the wonderful connection between many holiday symbols and the science behind them at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
Published October 17, 2011
An enjoyable three day family weekend in San Francisco at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in the Speedway Meadow area of Golden Gate Park
Published August 5, 2011
What differentiates Sonoma California from Napa Valley is its emphasis on nature rather than the wine cultures well as its family-oriented restaurants and activities
Published March 1, 2011
Our Northern California road trip from Santa Cruz to San Francisco - an adventure up the San Mateo Coast ocean views, elephant seals and family attractions and accomodations.
Published October 21, 2010
The main attraction was the Point Reyes National Sea Shore. Our goal was to visit the Lighthouse Visitor Center at the farthest tip of the park, but we made several stops enroute.
Published October 19, 2010
Shelter Cove is a short drive on a narrow road from Garberville and the 101 freeway and the luxurious, English manor style accommodations available there at the Benbow Hotel.