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About Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California

Fisherman’s Wharf is a popular tourist destination in San Francisco, offering a range of activities and attractions. It’s located on the city’s northern waterfront and is easy access by taxi, Uber/Lyft, and trolley.

Here are some things you can do at Fisherman’s Wharf:

Visit Pier 39: Pier 39 is one of the most popular attractions in Fisherman’s Wharf, featuring an array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. You can enjoy street performers, visit the Aquarium of the Bay, or watch the sea lions sunbathe on the docks.

Take a boat tour: You can take a boat tour from Fisherman’s Wharf to Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, or explore the San Francisco Bay. There are several companies that offer tours, and some also offer dining and entertainment options.

Explore the Musee Mecanique: The Musee Mecanique is a vintage arcade featuring a collection of antique arcade games and mechanical instruments. You can play games like pinball, skee ball, and vintage fortune-telling machines.

Check out Ghirardelli Square: Ghirardelli Square is a historic chocolate factory that has been converted into a shopping center. You can shop for chocolate, enjoy ice cream sundaes, or grab a drink at one of the cafes.

Visit the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park: The San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park features a collection of historic ships and includes the Hyde Street Pier, which has a museum that showcases San Francisco’s maritime history.

Enjoy seafood: Fisherman’s Wharf is known for its fresh seafood, and there are several restaurants where you can enjoy Dungeness crab, clam chowder, and other seafood dishes. You can also take seafood to go as there are many seafood markets to choose from.

Pier 39 Concourse
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 674-7503
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San Francisco, US
2:31 am, April 24, 2024
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