The amazing, family-friendly California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco features the world’s only aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum, all under one living roof. It's conveniently located on Music Concourse Dr in Golden Gate Park. Other attractions, like the de Young Museum, the Botanical Gardens, and 412 hectares of urban park are right outside its doors.
The Exploratorium is an interactive museum in San Francisco that lets you get wacky with over 650 hands-on exhibits! Explore the world through science, art, and human perception and prepare to be wowed by inquiry-based experiences. The Exploratorium is located at Pier 15 on The Embarcadero.
San Francisco's Red and White Fleet is the Bay Area's original cruise business. It started in 1915 to serve the 1915 Worlds Fair, held in San Francisco. The HQ is at Pier 43 ½, right at Fisherman’s Wharf (Taylor Street and Embarcadero). Streetcar Line F drops you right in front. To find Red and White Fleet on foot, head behind the famous Fisherman’s Wharf Crab Wheel and you'll find them next to restaurants Alioto’s, the Franciscan, and Boudin.
Blue & Gold Fleet is a tour provider in San Francisco, California. The company, based at Pier 39, arrange San Francisco Bay cruises as well as boat tours, ferries and sightseeing trips.
Hilton Union Square is a large hotel complex located on Mason Street, San Francisco.
Adventure Cat provide sailing charters in San Francisco. As well as organizing group boat trips and sightseeing tours, the Pier 39-based operator also arrange private charters.
Once a notorious offshore prison where some of America's most infamous criminals, like Al 'Scarface' Capone, and 'Birdman' Robert Stroud were incarcerated, Alcatraz is now a visitor attraction operated by the National Parks Service. Reachable by ferry, the island is the site of the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast of the U.S. and home to large colonies of gulls, egrets, and cormorants, which add to the island's atmosphere as they circle overhead.
The San Francisco Dungeon is a history-themed visitor attraction that immerses guests in the grisly events of San Francisco's past. A combination of 360° walk-through sets, special effects, and live actors makes for a thrilling experience, where visitors become part of the action as it unfolds.
An aquarium, planetarium, and rainforest under one roof!
Step inside a tornado and learn by playing with 650 hands-on exhibits
Underwater wonders at San Francisco's Pier 39
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my. See them all at San Fran's Zoo
Visit Alcatraz with an audio guide and cycle along the San Francisco coast