Fisherman’s Wharf’s bustling streets are crowded for good reason—many of San Francisco’s most postcard-worthy attractions are packed into this iconic neighborhood. If enjoying the carnival fare of Pier 39, tasting some of Ghirardelli’s velvety chocolate, and riding a cable car is on your agenda, you can do it all in Fisherman’s Wharf. Surrounding the wharf, homes dot the hillsides and boast spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco’s infamous prison, Alcatraz.See 36 places to stay Save this neighborhood
Storybook San Francisco Sightseeing
Visit Pier 39, touristy museums and Boudin Bakery for a sourdough bread making demo. You can hop on a ferry to Angel Island, Alcatraz, Sausalito or Tiburon."
Good, Clean Fun Along the Waterfront
Walk to North Beach, where you will find a plethora of great restaurants. Relax in one of the outdoor cafes and enjoy one of San Francisco's most unique areas. Go shopping in the Marina which is filled with unique San Francisco boutiques and great dining. Put on your sneakers and check out Crissy Field, where you can watch the windsurfers and sailboats."
Pier 39: The Focal Point of Fisherman's Wharf
Convenient to 5 Star rated Restaurant Gary Danko, other world class restaurants, Ghiradelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39...cable cars, chic boutiques, bistros, bars/nightlife, Victorian homes, and the world famous Lombard Street..."
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Michael Blumenfeld is a commercial photographer based in San Francisco. When not shooting, he loves rooting for the Giants, haunting used-book stores, and following his appetite around the city. He's inspired each day by the energy and diversity of the Bay Area. This project for Airbnb was a great opportunity to tread both the beaten and unbeaten paths of a city he feels privileged to call home.