Sea Lions at Pier 39
Beach bums took over San Francisco’s most coveted waterfront real estate in 1990 and have been making a public display of themselves...
There's no better view of San Francisco than from the water, especially at twilight on a fogless evening aboard a sunset cruise....
San Francisco Carousel
Your chariot awaits to whisk you and the kiddies past the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and other SF landmarks hand-painted on this...
Good for breakfast or a no-fuss lunch at Pier 39, the Eagle's straightforward fare includes pancakes and omelets, crab-salad sandwiches,...
Forbes Island information
No man is an island, except for an eccentric millionaire named Forbes Thor Kiddoo. A miniature lighthouse, thatched hut, waterfall, sandy beach and swaying palms transformed his moored houseboat into the Hearst Castle of the bay. Today this bizarre domicile is a gently rocking romantic restaurant, strong on grilled meats and atmosphere – consider the lamb lollipops. Reservations essential.
Take the putt-putt boat taxi from the west side of Pier 39; landlubbers dining below deck should bring motion-sickness meds.