Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California

The Embarcadero and Taylor St, San Francisco, California 94133

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Fisherman's Wharf is a neighborhood and popular tourist attraction. It roughly encompasses the northern waterfront area of San Francisco from Ghirardelli Square or Van Ness Avenue east to Pier 35 or Kearny Street.

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There are free performancesfor kids every day on the Center Stage at Pier 39. Kids will also enjoy watching the sea lions in the marina.


Address: The Embarcadero and Taylor St, San Francisco, California 94133

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Phone: 415-956-3493
URL: http://visitfishermanswharf.com/
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  • Visited: August 2009
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
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Family-friendly activities on the waterfront

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Tips for Families

Depending on the season, it may be necessary to reserve tickets for Alcatraz Island up to three months in advance. If possible, take public transportation to the waterfront to bypass driving and parking in this busy city (with hilly, one-way streets).

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  • Visited: October 2011
  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2013
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People, Walrus, gill watching at its best

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Wear comfy shoes because walking is the best way to experience the wharf.

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  • Visited: January 2009
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The sea lions are great for little ones, and adventurous young eaters can sample some of the freshest seafood around.

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Submitted by: Bennett W.

Another hot spot of attractions for tourists here in San Francisco. There's not a lot to do here except for dining and shopping. But there is an aquar...

Submitted by: hollie w.

Fisherman's Wharf was really fun. Looked like a really great place for a family to hang out for probably the whole day. There was a free magic show geared towards kids, and plenty of restaurants and shops to keep you busy. Pier 39 had a space dedicated to sea lions so it was exceptionally fun to watch them basking in the sun and barking at each other. This is a great place to get a variety of tickets to Alcatraz or ferry to the Golden Gate bridge and around Alcatraz. There was some kind of vintage looking train (not the Red Trolly) that was cruising up and down the Wharf that could be fun. This was obviously a great place for seafood hence being at a Wharf and other members in my group seemed to enjoy some c...

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