Pier 39, San Francisco, California

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Pier 39

The Embarcadero

San Francisco, CA 94133

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(415) 421-2259

http://www.pier39.com

  • 2 mentions in What are the best kid-friendly activities in SF?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...Schwartz and giant Sanrio store), but plenty of the classic spots are still there and several new things have popped up! Pier 39: Our boardwalk. There's an arcade, carousel, and lots of food and sights to take in. I loved the..." See More

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...my other favorites in her answer, so I'll ditto Golden Gate Park where we love to take picnics and go paddleboating, Pier 39 where they can see sealions basking on the piers (it's always find to see wildlife in the wild), and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in S.F.?

    • Andy H.

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      Andy H. said, "...bridge. Bike into Sausalito and enjoy some tacos at Salsalito Taco Shop .Take the ferry from Sausalito Ferry Landing back to Pier 39. Have some clam chowder at Chowders and look at the Sea Lion Colony . Bike through Fisherman's Wharf..." See More

    • Bailey K.

      Bailey K. said, "...car up this street! It gives you a good quick-view of the city. In the wharf, you can see the seals, Pier 39, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge! This spot just has a great view of the water and great..." See More

  • 2 mentions in safe neighborhhoods convenient to attractions

    • Dani D.

      Dani D. said, "...obviously downtown shopping and The Embarcadero, which is all the piers and lots of toursity things to do. Sea Lions on Pier 39 are definitely worth checking out. I would spend a day at Embarcadero. Also there is Lombard Street which is..." See More

    • Clément R.

      Clément R. said, "...to see : Alcatraz, walk around The Embarcadero, Sausalito (take the ferry there), Twin Peaks at night for the amazing view, Pier 39, walk around North Beach (Washington Square Park), Lombard Street, Union Square and around. Painted Ladies, Golden Gate Bridge,..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Free things to do in San Francisco?

    • Gloria B.

      Gloria B. said, "...Walk Pier 39, walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, visit City Lights Bookstore on Columbus Street in North Beach, go to Haight-Ashbury, Cha Cha Cha on the corner of Haight-Ashbury has great sangrias and Caribbean food...." See More

    • J Y.

      J Y. said, "...Tower via Filbert Street Steps and down via Greenwich St Stairs for parrot-spotting. Very unique SF neighborhood. Sea-lion-watching or people-watching at Pier 39. Free City Guides Walking Tour from www.sfcityguides.org So many for now...." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 Weeks Excursions in State Of California

    • Shrirang J.

      Shrirang J. said, "...in San Francisco city (2 days) Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum Coit Tower San Francisco Chinatown Ghirardelli Square Shopping Center Pier 39 Alcatraz Golden Gate Park Lombard Street There are no end to the list of places for shopping - Factory..." See More

  • 1 mention in Foodies in SF

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...the get the true experience of having clam chowder out of a sourdough bread bowl, venture up to the wharf around Pier 39, where you'll see a lot of stands selling them. Of course, there are many other really fantastic seafood..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where is the best neighborhood to stay in San Francisco?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...structure that you can actually climb and also walk through (just discovered this the other weekend!). Fisherman's Wharf : There's the Pier 39 here which is full of restaurants. Tons of seafood here and you should at least try clam chowder from..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best activities for kids

    • Mauricio L.

      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

  • 1 mention in Other cities to visit outside of wine country

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...across the Golden Gate Bridge and there are so many things to see -- Golden Gate Park , Fisherman's Wharf , Pier 39, Ferry Building , Union Square , the Mission District , Haight -- lots of stuff to choose from..." See More

  • 1 mention in Attractions in San Francisco for Honeymoon

    • Steve K.

      Steve K. said, "...a lunch on the green bluffs that overlook the pacific. If I could, may I suggest that you not go to Pier 39. If you are planning this part of the honeymoon, and if you continue to want to make a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is Alcatraz worth visiting over a 3 day weekend?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...to San Francisco to see. You can walk all along the pier, dine at the famous Pier 23 Cafe, walk around Pier 39, look at sea lions at Fisherman's Wharf, have the famous Irish Coffees at the The Buena Vista Cafe,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do for a day and a half in San Francisco?

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.North Beach is very close to the Marina and will give you easy access to Ghiradelli Square, Pier 39, Embarcadero (Ferry Building) and Columbus Tower. There are also some great spots to eat, like Tony’s Pizza NapoletanaOcean..." See More

  • 1 mention in San Francisco - Top things to do with a teenager?

    • Dee B.

      Dee B. said, "...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 all interested,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Unique activities and cheap eats in San Francisco

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...on the menu. They're in the heart of downtown.For chowder, specifically, hit up the more touristy part of the Embarcadero from Pier 39 to Fisherman's Wharf. A fun place to stop by there is the Boudin Bakery & Cafe. They've got chewer..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best neighbourhood for a 4 day stay using Airbnb under $200/night

    • Elana Z.

      Elana Z. said, "...a cab. If you like natural beauty like Lands End stay in the Richmond District. If you like tourist sites like Pier 39 and Ghiradelli Square stay in the Marina District. If you like funky (and a tad grimy) stay in Haight-Ashbury...." See More

  • 1 mention in local tour guide

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...Beach , which is home to lots of great pizza (Tony’s Pizza Napoletana and Il Casaro ) and Jack Kerouac Alley Pier 39 is touristy, but the $15 boat cruises (bring your own food and drink) are amazing, even for locals! The..." See More

  • 1 mention in Parking near Pier 39

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...day without 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..." See More

  • 1 mention in Advice for a 2 weeks holiday in the West Cost

    • Joelle H.

      Joelle H. said, "...don't raise prices based on your recent searches. Never been to San Francisco, but I recommend Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Pier 39 as these are very popular in that area. As for San Diego I recommend Coronado Beach where the sand..." See More

  • 1 mention in Scenic place to watch boats in SF?

    • Krista G.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Krista G. said, "...freeway) and you can stop at the Ferry Building Marketplace (straight out, through the back is awesome), Pier 23 Cafe, and Pier 39. Pier 39 is also home to SF's famous sea lions, as well as Forbes Island restaurant. If you..." See More

  • 1 mention in Places to check out in San Francisco, San Jose and Mountain View area?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...love street art, go to the The Castro and find Clarion Alley then walk around to find more amazing street art. Pier 39 is touristy, but fun and you can see the sea lions there. Ghiradelli Square is a nice little place..." See More

  • 1 mention in Looking for 2-3 cheap, and fun activities in the SF area

    • Andy H.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Andy H. said, "...city before you leave. It's too bad you're not around for Saturday night, because there's a pretty good fireworks show at Pier 39 at 8:30pm. If you want more stuff to do during the day, check out my blog posts about walking..." See More

  • 1 mention in 3 days in SF, what to do and where to eat?!

    • Andrea A.

      Andrea A. said, "...of the city. But for a really wild and fun experience make a reservation for Forbes Island (415) 951-4900. Go to Pier 39 and wait for the Forbes Island shuttlecraft at Gate 4. Sea Lion Colony, "I" DOCK BETWEEN PIERS 39 &..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap Hotels and Crazy Adventures.

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...there's a farmer's market and you can grab all sorts of good food at the food stands. Then walk up to Pier 39 and take in the sights of our version of the boardwalk. Then walk up to Fisherman's Wharf to see..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must go in SF- non touristy and touristy?

    • Jo L.

      Jo L. said, "...If you're there on a Saturday, go to the best farmers market in America on the pier (think its Pier 39 or something, you can't miss it). Rent a bike and bike around the whole bay and over the Golden Gate Bridge..." See More

  • 1 mention in What I can't miss in San Francisco in 4 days?

    • Phil L.

      Phil L. said, "...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 eating at..." See More

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