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San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Fishermans wharf in San Francisco

San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf is the place to visit when you are in San Francisco. There are always things going on at the Wharf whatever time of year you happen to be there. The events range from events celebrating special dates from the past, musical concerts and festivals and children’s activities.

The atmosphere at the Fisherman’s Wharf is always full of life and color. It is a vibrant place to be where one can get a real feel for the spirit of San Francisco. It is lovely to walk around the Wharf or simply sit at one of the many atmospheric bars, cafes or restaurants and watch the world go by.

Many cruises and tours start from Fisherman’s Wharf and there are also many attractions to visit at the Wharf itself. These attractions include Anchorage Square, the Aquarium of the Bay, the Cannery, Ghirardelli Square, the National Liberty Ship Memorial and Pier 39. Other attractions which are very near Fisherman’s Wharf are Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, the Wax Museum and the AT&T Park.

Fishermans wharf in San Francisco

It is always good to be dressed in layers when visiting the Wharf because even the hottest summer days can be quite breezy there.

There is actually something for everyone at Fisherman’s Wharf. You can even stay at one of the hotels on the Wharf which means you will be right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Wharf life from morning till night. One can also go shopping during the day at Fisherman’s Wharf and the nightlife is aglow with pretty lights and there are many clubs, shows and theaters to choose from.