From Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz Island to Union Square and cable car rides, there’s no shortage of things to see and do near the Larkspur Landing hotel in South San Francisco.
Tel: 415.972.2000 Home to the San Francisco Giants, AT&T Park opened its doors to begin the 2000 season. Spend a day enjoying America’s favorite pastime surrounded by the beauty of the San Francisco Bay.
Pier 39/Fisherman’s Wharf
Tel: 415.981.7437 Located on the edge of the Fisherman’s Wharf district, Pier 39 is a shopping center and tourist attraction that includes restaurants, shops, a two story carousel, sea lions, an aquarium and much more. Several bay cruises and tour buses leave from here as well.
Tel: 415.705.5555 Alcatraz Island – home of the famous maximum-security prison where Robert Stroud became a “Birdman” and Al Capone lost his mind – was also the site of a famous two-year occupation by American Indians. Now Alcatraz is one of San Francisco’s most famous tourist attractions.
Golden Gate Bridge
Tel: 415.921.5858 The Golden Gate Bridge (Highway 101 North) links San Francisco with Marin County. Often shrouded in thick fog, the bridge sways 27 feet to withstand winds of up to 100 miles per hour. The color of the bridge, International Orange, was chosen because it blends well with the bridge’s natural surroundings. Pedestrians and cyclists frequent the bridge to see the breathtaking views of the city.
Aquarium of the Bay
Tel: 415.623.5300 From octopuses to sharks, the Aquarium of the Bay is home to local aquatic animals from the San Francisco Bay and neighboring waters.