Sights & Attractions in San Francisco

Advertisement

Things to Do in On the Waterfront

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Alcatraz
Thousands of visitors come every day to walk in...
Jails On the Waterfront
 
Angel Island
For an outdoorsy adventure, consider a day at...
Parks, Islands On the Waterfront
 
The Bay Lights
Adored by romance seekers, local families, and...
On the Waterfront
 
Exploratorium
Walking into this fascinating "museum of science,...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
Ferry Building
The jewel of the Embarcadero, erected in 1896, is...
Markets / Bazaars, Transportation Sites On the Waterfront
 
Fisherman's Wharf
It may be one of the city's best-known...
Stores / Malls On the Waterfront
 
Ghirardelli Square
Most of the redbrick buildings in this...
Stores / Malls On the Waterfront
 
Hyde Street Pier
Cotton candy and souvenirs are all well and good,...
Marinas / Piers On the Waterfront
 
Jackson Square Historic District
This was the heart of the Barbary Coast of the...
Squares On the Waterfront
 
Market Street buildings
The street, which bisects the city at an angle,...
Architectural Sites On the Waterfront
 
Musée Mécanique
A time-warped arcade with antique mechanical...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
Pier 39
The city's most popular waterfront attraction...
Marinas / Piers On the Waterfront
 
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
Among the two floors of exhibits at this...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
S.S. Jeremiah O'Brien
A participant in the D-Day landing in Normandy...
Nautical Sites On the Waterfront
 
San Francisco National Maritime Museum
You'll feel as if you're out to sea when you step...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
San Francisco Railway Museum
A labor of love brought to you by the same...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
Transamerica Pyramid
It's neither owned by Transamerica nor is it a...
Architectural Sites On the Waterfront
 
USS Pampanito
Get an intriguing, if mildly claustrophobic,...
Nautical Sites On the Waterfront
 
Wax Museum
Notables from local boy Robin Williams to King...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront
 
Wells Fargo Bank History Museum
There were no formal banks in San Francisco...
Museums / Galleries On the Waterfront

Advertisement

Trip Finder
Store
Guidebooks

Fodor's Northern California 2014

View Details
Mobile Apps

Fodor's City Guides

Download Now
Travel Deals
Forums