Andy H. said, "...back to Pier 39 . Have some clam chowder at Chowders and look at the Sea Lion Colony . Bike through Fisherman's Wharf and stop by Musée Mécanique for some old school games. Bike by Aquatic Park and Ghiradelli Square and Fort..." See More
Brew J. said, "...Cable Car (seeing it is good enough for me, but you can ride it if you choose), then walk down to Fisherman's Wharf. An easy way to hit all three. An alternative (or addition) to Fisherman's Wharf would be the Ferry..." See More
Nisah C. said, "...from Market Street/BART, you can get off at Powell St. BART Station and ride the cable car up and over to Fisherman's Wharf, then after getting your fill of this true tourist trap, you can walk back the way you came..." See More
Jenelle B. said, "... Fisherman's Wharf is pretty family-oriented. The bridge is nice, if you like cycling at all and the weather is decent, it's nice to rent a bike at the Wharf and bike across the bridge. It's not for the faint of heart, though,..." See More
mary t. said, "...Bridge (about an hour), then we like to walk around Union Square and eat lunch, catch a cable car down to Fisherman's Wharf to explore and eat dinner. Then head back to Union Square by cab or cable car...." See More
Spencer S. said, "...would be a tour of Alcatraz, because you can see a lot of that when doing the tour. You go to Fisherman's Wharf to take the boat and then you get views of Golden Gate Bridge from the boat ride and on..." See More
Cynthia C. said, "...Golden Gate Bridge. And you could also visit Fort Point National Historic Site at the base of the bridge, close to Fisherman's Wharf. I also love driving through the Presidio...." See More
Jacey & Scott M. said, "... Fisherman's Wharf is a lot of fun, busy, bustling and crowded-but ultimately not very local anymore. Head to the western part of the city, all the way out Geary Blvd to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area-the views back through the channel..." See More
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Debbie L. said, "...reaches out to the water away from public transportation and attractions. If it's your very first time in San Francisco, the Fisherman's Wharf area could also be a fun place to stay, but it's mostly very touristy and a little more difficult..." See More
christina l. said, "...and a variety of hotels. Although, if I'm not staying on Nob Hill, I'd stay in North Beach District close to Fisherman's Wharf. If you can, ditch having a car --- parking is a pain and it's not uncommon to have..." See More
Kelly W. said, "...Hi. I like North Beach District it's a nice trendy area close to downtown. Walking distance to Fisherman's Wharf area and it has lots of amazing restaurants and bars. Little Italy is a nice area to eat and Washington Square Park is..." See More
Kevin B. said, "...by 8th street) can be a bit dodgy. Totally fine, but one must be aware there Places I don't recommend: - Fisherman's Wharf: no locals actually go there, and they are just trying to get money from tourists - Marina District:..." See More
Fritzi L. said, "...has lots of independent restaurants and shops. Another area I like is Parnassus Avenue, near Golden Gate Park. Don't go to Fisherman's Wharf, which is a total tourist trap. Union Square has every retail shop you can visit in any other..." See More
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Phil L. said, "...For a few of the real touristy things to do, and as a last resort, ride a cable car, go to Fisherman's Wharf and Pier 39. When I was growing up in the city riding a cable car was really fun, and..." See More
Scott M. said, "...go see some of the touristy things but those aren't the best things about the city. If you must, go to Fisherman's Wharf just to walk through, but for heaven's sakes don't think for a minute it has anything to do with..." See More
Sean K. said, "... Fisherman's Wharf is fun; touristy, but fun. It's a nice place to visit, but I never eat there. Golden Gate Park is pleasant. Even if it's foggy, it's fun. The Golden Gate Bridge is iconic, and for good reason. If you enjoy..." See More
Dave S. said, "...the routes. They're a San Francisco trademark and they're really great. If you're on a budget, take a cable car to Fisherman's Wharf, buy a loaf of that amazing SF sour dough bread and a fresh steamed Dungeness Crab. Find a..." See More
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Dee B. said, "...Hop Off) bus first to hit the tourist highlights (e.g., Golden Gate Bridge) and ride the Cable Car. Then concentrate on Fisherman's Wharf /Pier 39 areas for entertainment. If you have enough time to get tickets, go to Alcatraz. If she's at..." See More
Cherie E. said, "...Baseball fans will love AT&T Park and surrounding area. Fisherman's Wharf for fishing and sight seeing and the Red and White boats are great on a nice day, and depending on the age they may enjoy Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum..." See More
Kristal S. said, "...I'm not sure if this is your first time or not. However, I would suggest skipping the super touristy things like Fisherman's Wharf, instead I would suggest checking out the Ferry Building Marketplace especially in the early afternoon on a Thursday..." See More
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Kevin B. said, "...My recommendation is don't stay by Fisherman's Wharf. It's honestly not that amazing and locals never go there, except when their out of town friend or family member insists to see the sea lions, which are the only redeeming quality of..." See More
Phil L. said, "...To be honest $100.00 to $150.00 is not going to get you much around the Fisherman's Wharf area or in fact in the city itself. Click the link below, it will take you to Priceline.com. I have picked some dates in February..." See More
Kevin W. said, "...I always like to stay in or around the Marina District. It's pretty close to Fisherman's Wharf and has good restaurants and bars. The Cow Hollow Motor Inn and the Chelsea Motor Inn are two examples of places I've stayed in the..." See More
Phil L. said, "...not be turned away due to closed bookings. Union Square area for shopping. Ride a cable car. If you must see Fisherman's Wharf then do it, but it is awful touristy. Chinatown San Francisco is a better bet. Coit towerr, great view...." See More
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Phil L. said, "...here are the top 3 things a new visitor must do. Ride a cable car from Market and Powell St to Fisherman's Wharf or take the Hyde Street Line, I think the better views are on the Hyde St Line. Visiting Golden..." See More
Michael M. said, "...Army Battery fort and lighthouse; you can also see the mouth of the bay leading to great Pacific Ocean horizon. 2. Fisherman's Wharf area and embarcadero- Take cable car at Ghirardelli for a cable car to Union Square (Downtown SF). Along the..." See More
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Gil W. said, "...Take the cable car from market street to Fisherman's Wharf. But then unless you want to eat at McDonald's with a naked weirdo drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County. You could go to Sausalito for a while, visit..." See More
Devon N. said, "...at Pier 23 for an amazing lunch with a view of the bay. They have great seafood without the crowds of Fisherman's Wharf. My fave is a cold glass of white wine or beer with the crab and shrimp sandwich. From..." See More
Renate F. said, "...are a few fun things to do that are iconic such as viewing the Golden Gate Bridge, visiting Alcatraz, taking in Fisherman's Wharf, perhaps riding a Cable Car, and driving down Lombard Street "the crookedest street in the world" and that..." See More
Thomas D. said, "...St, Montgomery St. BART Station, Justin Herman Plaza. BART, Muni or Cable Car will take you to these San Francisco destinations: Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Yerba Buena Gardens, Civic Center, Yoshi's Oakland, Golden Gate Bridge, Mission District, Ocean Beach From SF..." See More
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Fritzi L. said, "...Francisco is very well documented; secret places appear in blogs and don't stay off the radar for long. I would avoid Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square and the cable cars. I recommend the Legion of Honor museum in Lincoln Park, visiting Lands..." See More
Sharyn m. said, "...Walk around downtown..Union Square, Chinatown San Francisco. Take the CableCar down to Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 grab a short bus tour - across the Golden Gate Bridge(or drive it). You'll run out of time before you run out of things to..." See More
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Bernard F. said, "...but more touristy than anything else and kind of time wasters if you don't have a lot of time: Lombard Street Fisherman's Wharf Any Cirque du Soleil that happens to be in townSan Francisco Chinatown Not romantic at all, but the following..." See More
Christopher W. said, "...is to take a not-too-expensive day trip to Tiburon. Avoid the weekday rush hours; catch the ferry at Pier 41 near Fisherman's Wharf. Once there, have a drink and/or lunch on the deck at Sam's Anchor Cafe. The view looking back..." See More
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John S. said, "...the the Golden Gate Bridge. Go to the San Francisco Ferry Bldg and then take an old street car over to Fisherman's Wharf for a walk-away crab cocktail. After, go to the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. Take the Alcatraz tour..." See More
Ashleen R. said, "...Gate Bridge is awesome, Union Square is great for shopping, Go car's are now booming very popular to tour around in, Fisherman's Wharf has a rocket boat which is super fun!..." See More
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Ed H. said, "...check out Pacifica or Ocean BeachSome of the other standard tourist activities aside from checking out the Golden Gate Bridge are Fisherman's Wharf and seeing sea lions, Alcatraz, riding one of the cable cars, and checking out the Ferry Building. Maybe Chinatown..." See More
Serena M. said, "...North Beach North Beach, also known as SF's Little Italy ***10 minute walk to San Francisco Chinatown ***15 minute walk to Fisherman's Wharf ***15 minute walk to the the Marina ***20 minute walk to Union Square ***20 minute walk to Ferry Building..." See More
2 mentions in Free things to do in San Francisco?
Cara W. said, "...lot of the most popular areas on foot: the Embarcadero Center up to North Beach(the "little Italy" neighborhood) and around through Fisherman's Wharf to the Marina District. Public transportation is pretty easy to navigate and an inexpensive way to get around. If..." See More
Peter R. said, "...out one of the many parks like Golden Gate Park. walking the Golden Gate Bridge is also for free. Walk along Fisherman's Wharf or go to Union Square. At the top of Macy's is a Cheesecake Factory, where you have a great..." See More
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Jeffrey H. said, "...A surf and turf option....Rent a bike near Fisherman's Wharf. Bike along the coastal path, through Crissy Field, then go up to the Golden Gate, bike across. Go down the hill just at the north end of the span and bike..." See More
Seoulsfgirl :. said, "...The city is only 7x7 square miles. I would start near Fisherman's Wharf and go west along the coastal path through Crissy Field, the Presidio, Lands End, Eagle Point Labyrinth, Sutro Baths, along Ocean Beach, then through Golden Gate Park to the..." See More
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Mimi W. said, "...Dolores Park, get some crab and garlic noodles Thanh Long, go to Outerlands on a weekday to avoid the crowds. Avoid Fisherman's Wharf at all costs. But do venture there just one day to catch the ferry to Alcatraz because it is..." See More
Elliott L. said, "...a car. I would suggest renting a bike and then using public transportation. The Main things (in no particular order): Alcatraz Fisherman's Wharf Conservatory of Flowers California Academy of Sciences De Young Museum San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Chinatown..." See More
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Debby C. said, "...is a fun science museum with tons of hands on fun for kids. You can also walk along The Embarcadero to Fisherman's Wharf, which is very touristy, but fun for kids. Alcatraz has night tours that are awesome. Google it and..." See More
Mauricio L. said, "...You should go to the Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf .Next day, you should rent a bike and ride through the Presidio and then go to visit the Golden Gate Bridge...." See More
2 mentions in Parking near Pier 39
Debbie L. said, "...any special events in town, parking is tough to find, so I would try not to drive to the Pier 39/ Fisherman's Wharf area unless you really have to. Whether you find residential parking a little further out, or you find metered..." See More
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