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Ferry Building

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1 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105

 (415) 983-8030

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"Ferry Building: This historic ferry terminal serves as an indoor market filled with renowned restaurants and specialty food purveyors, selling artisan cheese, locally roasted coffee, California wine, craft beer, gourmet ice cream, and more."  See More

"Sea Trek Ocean Kayaking Center : Take the ferry to Sausalito from Ferry Building and a short walk will bring you to SeaTrek."  See More

"I will answer the part between Los Angeles and San Francisco. On the way up the coast from my perspective here are the places worth stopping / possibly staying. Santa Barbara - People love it, but I haven't quite figured out why. The town is sub-par, not so charming and lots of homeless people. The beach is detached from the town. I think that people like it if they are staying in homes or ranches on the hillside. There are also vineyards but I haven't visited them. I would say unless you are spending time at a resort such as Bacara Resort & Spa or Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara doesn't need a night...perhaps just a pit stop. Solvang - Small town in wine country that is 100% Danish. It feels like a charming european town. Hand full of mediocre inns. The one nicer hotel I am aware of is HOTEL CORQUE Los Olivos - Haven't been but people love it. Small quaint town in wine country. This is smaller than Solvang and more charming, but I haven't personally been there. Pismo Beach - This is probably what Santa Monica was like 50 years ago. It is an untouched California beach town that probably feels exactly like it did 30 years ago. Its not very crowded, has a beautiful stretch of beach but is also slightly run-down with older motels. Its possible that when we visited we missed the newer side. In either case this was a fun beach for our dog to run around because there weren't many people at all. We just stopped here for dinner and some beach time but didn't sleep here. San Simeon - This is pretty empty but gorgeous stretch of coastline with a few older hotels that aren't very nice but do the job. The big attraction here is Hearst Castle but we didn't have time to visit it. They are not dog friendly. Sam Simeon was used as a pit-stop for a night, but it was purely just for a place to sleep. Cambria - One of the scariest places I've been. It is 100% a ghost town....meaning actual ghosts *live here. It felt like it was straight out of an RL Stine or Stephen King book. Bizarre place. Big Sur - This is AMAZINGLY beautiful mountainous coastline. Tons of places to pull over and take pictures and a a handful of hikes along the way. Must stop at McWay Falls for photos. A cool place to stop for food and a nice walk is Ragged Point. There is also a hotel here that seems to be a perfect place to stay given its gorgeous plot of land. It feels like a highway rest-stop/biker stop with live music and lots of biker people. Moving up the coast a great place to have lunch is Ventana Inn (."  See More

"Wander through the Ferry Building and get free samples of delicious gourmet foods."  See More

"My favorite ice cream is Humphry Slocombe (there's also one in the Ferry Building."  See More

"It's also centrally located near San Francisco Chinatown, SOMA, Ferry Building, North Beach and even Fisherman's Wharf which I don't care for, but I know that nothing I can do will stop a first time visitor to SF from going there at least once."  See More

"Barbacco is a good solo place easy walking distance from the Ferry Building."  See More

"Alcatraz, Haight-Ashbury, Ferry Building"  See More

"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."  See More

"You should also see the Ferry Building, there are food stalls inside where you can grab a bite to eat, for things on the go I would recommend Boccalone Salumeria for their salami sandwich or meat cone and for a snack you can grab Acme Bread Company (choose whichever bread you like - cash only) then head next door to Cowgirl Creamery for some great cheese."  See More

"In that amount of time I would definitely skip Fisherman's Wharf and instead head to the Ferry Building, if you happen to be there on a Thursday, there is a farmer's market that sets up in front with food stands."  See More

"If you're willing to venture to the Ferry Building, MarketBar Restaurant is really fun, and nearby Coqueta (Michael Chiarello) is THE place to enjoy a cocktail + tasty tapas with a view of the sparkling Bay Bridge."  See More

"The latter three can often be found at either Bi-Rite Market or at the Ferry Building Saturday AM Farmer's Market"  See More

"Ferry Building This is an awesome place to sample local food and see the Bay Bridge (it even lights up in the form of an art show at night!"  See More

"Ferry Building and 7 Pier - especially on Saturday when they have a farmer’s market around it"  See More

"It's right near Ferry Building, anywhere along there is a great place to see fireworks over the Bay."  See More

" I love adventures on a budget in San Francisco :) First suggestion is touristy, but definitely check out the Ferry Building, it's a tourist attraction that is worth visiting!"  See More

"For things to do, this one kills two birds with one stone: definitely check out the Ferry Building, takes care of a tourist attraction that is worth visiting, as well as full of food!"  See More

"I took a return trip from SF Ferry Building to Angel Island for 6 dollar 25."  See More

"My recommendations 1) Start at the Ferry Building."  See More

"Here are a few of my favorites: Explore the Ferry Building."  See More

"For Vietnamese, Slanted Door in the Ferry BuildingFerry Plaza Farmers Market is modern, upscale and fairly expensive with very good food drinks and view."  See More

"The Embarcadero area around The Ferry Building is great since the freeway was taken down."  See More

"Yes, we took the Ferry after visiting all the really cool shops at the Ferry Building."  See More

"This one kills two birds with one stone: definitely check out the Ferry Building, takes care of a tourist attraction that is worth visiting, as well as full of food!"  See More

"3) take out a Swan Oyster Depot, then jump on the cable car at the west end of California (near Polk), eat your lunch at the Ferry Building or along the water somewhere to your liking"  See More

"Check out the Ferry Building especially on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, when they have their farmers markets."  See More

"If you're a foodie, the Ferry Building is always a good stop, esp on Saturdays for the Farmers' Market."  See More

"If you're there on saturday, check out the farmers market at the Ferry Building, it's fun."  See More

"A walking tour I would recommend would be to start at the Ferry Building for breakfast."  See More

"My wife and I love hitting up the Farmers Market at the Ferry Building on Saturday morning."  See More

"I live in Russian Hill, and from my apartment, you are central to the following: ***easy access (less than a couple blocks) to both Cable Car lines ***5 minute walk to the cafes, pizzerias and wine bars of 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 Personally I wouldn't stay in the Sunset or Potrero - neither of them are that central to most of the activities/sights you would probably be interested in."  See More

"From San Francisco International Airport, you can flag a taxi or take the local light rail system, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to reach the Ferry Building on the Embarcadero in San Francisco."  See More

"SFers love coffee shops, so try one of the Blue Bottle Coffee locations, Philz Coffee, Sightglass Coffee, Ritual Coffee Roasters or one of the other top shops Golden Gate Park is a large park and nice as well Walk around the Presidio, a scenic, large historic area Check out Haight-Ashbury if you're looking for the 60's hippy vibe, probably the closest thing to the hippy culture left in SF For a nice coastal drive and some surfing, you can check out Pacifica or Ocean Beach Some 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."  See More

"Bonus: Ferry Building If you're feeling adventurous, go to the Ferry Building and pick up everything you need for a picnic!"  See More

"Coqueta - on The Embarcadero a few blocks north of the Ferry Building."  See More

"Walk The Embarcadero starting at about Folsom street and walk towards the Ferry Building."  See More

"Hey Brew, since you're staying by the Ferry Building and there are a ton of amazing restaurants for a friendly business lunch there, I'll just recommend places close to there!"  See More

"First of all, I completely agree with all of Debbie's recommendations regarding Dolores Park and the Ferry Building."  See More

"On Saturday and Thursday afternoons, there's an awesome farmer's market at the Ferry Building."  See More

"Ferry Building has an excellent farmers market and a ton of food to try."  See More

"An easy breezy short walk from the Ferry Building, next pier north."  See More

"In San Francisco, the Ferry Building holds a Saturday morning market that is unsurpassable."  See More

"That's close to a lot of shopping at Powell Street, San Francisco Chinatown, and you can also walk to the Ferry Building, which is a very famous spot in San Francisco full of specialty food stores."  See More

"Ferry Building: Try to come here on your Saturday morning in SF because that's when the famous farmer's market is!"  See More

"Alcatraz is awesome. If you go, look up "Ranger Craig." Craig Glassner is a ranger on the island and he knows EVERYTHING about this very interesting national park. Here he is on Twitter: ."  See More

"If you're still interested in a place with a view, I suggest MarketBar at the Ferry Building."  See More

"I recommend the Ferry Building location."  See More

"Teresa, if you've never been to the Ferry Building, spend a couple hours there."  See More

"For touristy things, go walk the Ferry Building."  See More

"Plus the Ferry Building is full of other cool shops and a great burger place, Gott's Roadside."  See More

"Great location for exploring the Ferry Building and the entire Embarcadero."  See More

"St Helena -- lots of shopping to be done downtown in quaint little boutiques Calistoga -- great spas, wineries and also where the Old Faithful Geyser is Marin County -- you can visit Stinson Beach, walk or hike through Muir Woods Trail, and hike through Mount Tamalpais State Park San Francisco -- drive 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 Have fun!"  See More

"If you don't mind a little walking, the Ferry Building is at Pier 1, less than a mile down from the ferry dock and that's a great place to start your day off with some sight-seeing and breakfast."  See More

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