San Francisco - The Marina, Fisherman's Wharf & the Piers (PDF Chapter)
Fisherman’s Wharf is the epicenter of tourism in San Francisco. Visit the Golden Gate Bridge during early afternoon to avoid the fog, and be prepared for walking. Cow Hollow and the Marina have good boutique-shopping strips, bars and restaurants.
- stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge just after the fog clears, revealing magnificent views of downtown San Francisco with sailboats plying the waves below
- feel cold winds blow and imagine the misery of prison life on Alcatraz
- giggle at the shenanigans of braying and barking sea lions on pier 39
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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