The Suites at Fisherman's Wharf, a Shell Vacations Club Resort: Area Travel Guide for San Francisco
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The Suites at Fisherman's Wharf

2655 Hyde Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415)771-0200

Area Travel Guide

Where do you begin in a city overflowing with fantastic experiences? The Suites at Fisherman's Wharf are ideally located to take advantage of all that San Francisco has to offer.

Ghirardelli Square, Coit Tower, the mansions of Pacific Heights, Chinatown, world class shopping at Union Square, world renowned landmarks like crooked Lombard Street… every day and night is an attraction. Hike the magnificent Muir Woods. Cycle the Golden Gate Bridge. Spend the day in Napa or Sonoma tasting incredible wines. Catch the Giants go for another pennant at Pac Bell Park. People (and sea lion!) watch at Pier 39. Ride the cable car, catch the ferry, hail a Pedi-cab, or just sit and watch.

Wherever you go or whatever you do, the relaxing ambiance of a fine resort is waiting when you return.

Quick Area Guide:
Fisherman's Wharf Waterfront: Outside the hotel
Alcatraz Island: <1 mile
Ghirardelli Square: <1 mile
Pier 39: <1mile
Coit Tower: 1.13 miles
Chinatown: 1.2 miles
Cable Car Museum: 1.6 miles
Exploratorium: 1.7 miles
Union Square: 1.74 miles
Museum of Modern Art: 2.8 miles
Golden Gate Bridge: 5 miles
The de Young Museum: 5.85 miles
California Academy of Science: 6.23 miles

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The city's finest recreational activities, conveniently located, include:

Attractions & Museums

Alcatraz Island and Prison (0.48 miles)
Middle of San Francisco Bay 415.705.5555
Former federal prison Alcatraz has become a must see activity for visitors to the Bay Area. The Alcatraz Tour departs daily from Pier 39 Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco.

Cable Car Museum (1.6 miles)
1201 Mason Street @ Washington Street San Francisco, CA 94108 415.474.1887
The Cable Car Museum provides not only a historical perspective of the importance of the cable car to San Francisco, but an insight into the daily operations of today's system. The Museum, located in the Washington and Mason cable car barn and powerhouse, is free and is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (October through March to 5:00 p.m.).

The de Young Museum (5.85 miles)
Golden Gate Park 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive San Francisco, CA 94118 415.750.3600
The de Young Museum provides San Francisco with a landmark art museum to showcase the museum's priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, and art of the native Americas, Africa, and the Pacific.

Museum of Modern Art (2.8 miles)
151 Third Street San Francisco, CA 94103 415.357.4000
Our internationally recognized collection of modern and contemporary art includes more than 26,000 works and continues to grow. With strong holdings in photography, painting and sculpture, architecture and design, and media arts, we strive to present key examples of Modernism as well as more recent works that reflect a variety of artistic developments occurring regionally, nationally, and around the world.

California Academy of Science (6.23 miles)
55 Music Concourse Drive Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CA 94118 415.378.8000
It's as if the new Academy brings the whole universe under one roof - an aquarium, a planetarium, a natural history museum and more! The 412,000 square foot structure is not only physically impressive, but it just may be the greenest museum on the planet, with a 2 acre Living Roof, an expansive solar canopy, an extensive water reclamation system, and walls insulated with recycled blue jeans.

Golden Gate Bridge (5 miles)
US Hwy 101 San Francisco, CA 415.921.5858
Acclaimed as one of the world's most beautiful bridges, there are many different elements to the Golden Gate Bridge which make it unique. With its tremendous towers, sweeping cables and great span, the Bridge is a sensory beauty featuring color, sound and light.


Family Fun

Exploratorium (1.74 miles)
3609 Lyon Road San Francisco, CA 94123 415.561.0360
Experience exhibits from this museum of science, art and human perception. The Exploratorium is an experiential, hands-on museum designed to spark curiosity. With hundreds of exhibits, let curiosity be your compass to endless discoveries!

Coit Tower (1.13 miles)
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd San Francisco, CA 94133 415.362.0808
Coit Tower sits atop Telegraph Hill, looming over the eastern side of San Francisco with its almost regal presence. It serves as a directional marker for people lost in the mazes of city streets, but with its rich history and its excellent viewpoint, Coit Tower offers much more than just a way to find out where you are in the city.


Shopping

Ghirardelli Square (0.20 miles)
900 North Point Street San Francisco, CA 94109 415.775.5500
A historic San Francisco destination, offering shopping San Francisco style, waterfront dining near Fisherman's Wharf, art galleries, family events, walking tours and more.

Union Square (1.74 miles)
301 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94108
Within a 1/2 mile radius of the square is every major department store and specialty store imaginable. North Point Street

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