Novato Tourism

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Novato (/nəˈvɑːtoʊ/ nə-VAH-toh) is a city in northern Marin County, in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 51,904. Novato is located about 10 miles (16 km) northwest of San Rafael and about 30 miles (48 km) north of San Francisco on U.S. 101.


This warm abode of Novato is a delightful place to visit in United States. The nearest major city to Novato is Sacramento. Take a short trip from Novato and set some time aside to explore the Sacramento. Dotted with places like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge; it will definitely be a good idea. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Sacramento International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Novato are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Novato*

  • Pollution Statistics in Novato

    Know the pollution level of Novato before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Novato: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Novato for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Novato.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 72.22 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.11 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22.22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 77.78 (High)
    • Attacks 72.22 (High)
    • Drug offense 69.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 61.11 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30.56 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 72.22 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.56 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Novato - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Novato is 167.19 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 38.89 (Low)
    • Climate Index 96.4 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.26 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.8 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 87 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.34 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 102.22 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Novato

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Novato

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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