Cities & Towns

Want to visit Marin but not sure where to go? Here you can find guides to the county’s cities and towns, plus all the stories that can help you get a better understanding of what each of our county’s communities are about.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: San Anselmo

From its beginnings as a dusty “dry” settlement to present times, San Anselmo has remained a small, tight-knit community.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: Novato

Novato offers something to appeal to every one of its residents, young and old, from history buffs to tech workers.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: Larkspur & Corte Madera

“Twin cities” Larkspur and Corte Madera share a police department and a school district, and the area is a retail mecca.

Take a Walk Through History Along San Rafael’s Fourth Street: 6 Historic Buildings to Visit

A short walk rewards passersby with some of the city’s most prominent buildings.

A Sustainable Center of the Community for 70 Years: The History of Greenbrae’s Bon Air Shopping Center

In the late 1940s, Bon Air was dreamed up with the idea of creating a sustainable community, respectful of the surrounding natural beauty.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: Sausalito

Explore the city of Sausalito; dotted with sailboats, art studios, fun outdoor local events and so much more.

Cities & Towns: West Marin

With only Point Reyes Station, Olema, Stinson Beach and a few other small towns, West Marin is the most rural area in Marin County.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: Mill Valley

Home to showstoppers like Muir Woods and the annual film festival, Mill Valley is one of Marin’s most charming and vibrant towns.

Marin’s Cities & Towns: Tiburon

Once a hotbed of illegal activities like bootlegging, Tiburon is better known these days for its jaw-dropping bay views and natural beauty.