Attractions

Top Choice Beach in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Baker Beach

Picnic amid wind-sculpted pines, fish from craggy rocks or frolic nude at mile-long Baker Beach, with spectacular views of the Golden Gate. Crowds come weekends, especially on fog-free days; arrive early. For nude s…
Top Choice Pier in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Fisherman's Wharf

Fisherman's Wharf – the Embarcadero and Jefferson St waterfront running from Pier 29 to Van Ness Ave – includes the following sights: Pier 39, the Musée Mécanique, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park…
Pier in The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Pier 39

The focal point of Fisherman's Wharf isn't the waning fishing fleet but the carousel, carnival-like attractions, shops and restaurants of Pier 39 – and, of course, the famous sea lions. Developed in the 1970s to rev…
Beach in Golden Gate Park & the Avenues

Ocean Beach

The sun sets over the Pacific just beyond the fog at this blustery beach. Most days are too chilly for bikini-clad clambakes but fine for hardy beachcombers and hardcore surfers braving riptides (casual swimmers, be…