San Francisco Travel Guide
Explore the Sights and Sounds of a Coastal Gem
Where do you begin in a city overflowing with fantastic experiences? The Suites at Fisherman’s Wharf is ideally located to take advantage of all San Francisco has to offer. Right outside you’ll find Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco's most popular destination, known for its historic waterfront, delicious seafood, spectacular sights and unique shopping. Wherever you go or whatever you do, the relaxing atmosphere of this great resort is waiting when you return.
|Fisherman's Wharf Waterfront||Outside the hotel|
|Alcatraz Island||< 1 mile|
|Ghiradelli Square||< 1 mile|
|Pier 39||< 1 mile|
|Coit Tower||1.13 miles|
|Cable Car Museum||1.6 miles|
|Union Square||1.74 miles|
|Museum of Modern Art||2.8 miles|
|Golden Gate Bridge||5 miles|
|The de Young Museum||5.85 miles|
|California Academy of Science||6.23 miles|
Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower, the mansions of Pacific Heights, Chinatown, world class shopping at Union Square, world renowned landmarks like crooked Lombard Street…every day and night is filled with attractions. Hike the magnificent Muir Woods. Cycle the Golden Gate Bridge. Spend the day in Napa or Sonoma tasting incredible wines. Catch the Giants as they go for another pennant at Pac Bell Park. People – and sea lion! – watch at Pier 39. Ride the cable car, catch the ferry, hail a Pedi-cab, or just sit and watch the bustling city life pass you by!
Or take on an affordable adventure and go geocaching! Experience the various trails in San Francisco and discover a treasure or two along the way.
Attractions & Museums
Alcatraz Island and Prison (0.48 Miles)
Middle of San Francisco Bay
Phone: (415) 705-5555
Former federal prison Alcatraz has become a must see activity for visitors to the Bay Area. The Alcatraz Tour departs daily from Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.
Cable Car Museum (1.6 miles)
1201 Mason Street @ Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 474-1887
The Cable Car Museum provides not only a historical perspective of the importance of the cable car to San Francisco, but an insight into the daily operations of today's system. The Museum, located in the Washington and Mason cable car barn and powerhouse, is free and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (October through March to 5:00 p.m.).
Museum of Modern Art (2.8 miles)
151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 357-4000
Our internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art includes more than 26,000 works and continues to grow. With strong holdings in photography, painting and sculpture, architecture and design, and media arts, we strive to present key examples of Modernism as well as more recent works that reflect a variety of artistic developments occurring regionally, nationally, and around the world.
The de Young Museum (5.85 miles)
Golden Gate Park
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 750-3600
The de Young Museum provides San Francisco with a landmark art museum to showcase the museum’s priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific.
Golden Gate Bridge (5 miles)
US Hwy 101
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone: (415) 921-5858
Acclaimed as one of the world's most beautiful bridges, there are many different elements to the Golden Gate Bridge, which make it unique. With its tremendous towers, sweeping cables and great span, the Bridge is a sensory beauty featuring color, sound and light.
California Academy of Science (6.23 miles)
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 378-8000
It's as if the new Academy brings the whole universe under one roof - an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and more! The 412,000 square foot structure is not only physically impressive, but it just may be the greenest museum on the planet, with a 2 ½ acre Living Roof, an expansive solar canopy, an extensive water reclamation system, and walls insulated with recycled blue jeans.
Exploratorium (1.74 Miles)
3609 Lyon Road
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 561-0360
Experience exhibits from this museum of science, art and human perception. The Exploratorium is an experiential, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity. With hundreds of exhibits, let curiosity be your compass to endless discoveries!
Ghirardelli Square (0.20 Miles)
900 North Point Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 775-5500
A historic San Francisco destination, offering shopping San Francisco style, waterfront dining near Fisherman's Wharf, art galleries, family events, walking tours and more.
Coit Tower (1.13 miles)
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 362-0808
Coit Tower sits atop Telegraph Hill, looming over the eastern side of San Francisco with its almost regal presence. It serves as a directional marker for people lost in the mazes of city streets, but with its rich history and its excellent viewpoint, Coit Tower offers much more than just a way to find out where you are in the city.
Union Square (1.74 miles)
301 Post Street
Phone: San Francisco, CA 94108
Within a ½ mile radius of the square is every major department store and specialty store imaginable.
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