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Aerial View of Presidio and Downtown San Francisco

Top 10 Things to Do in the Presidio and Beyond

In addition to the natural and historic treasures of the Presidio, the surrounding region is home to legendary attractions. Our Golden Gate Bridge hotel places you in the perfect location to explore it all.

47 Pier, Suite 2
San Francisco, CA
(415) 674 7503

One of the busiest and best known city attractions in North America, Fisherman's Wharf is famous shopping, dining, and unique visitor attractions such as the Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum. Most restaurants serve fresh seafood, especially Dungeness crab and clam chowder.

501 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA
(415) 831-2700

The third most visited park in the United States, Golden Gate Park is home to the deYoung Museum, the Conservatory of Flowers, the Academy of Sciences with the Aquarium and Planetarium, the Japanese Tea Room, a Rose Garden, and the National Aids Memorial.

1 Muir Woods Road
Mill Valley, CA
(415) 388-2596

Nestled in a cool, foggy canyon north of the Golden Gate, Muir Woods is the world's most famous grove of virgin redwoods. These tall trees are a spectacular remnant of the vast redwood forests that once graced the slopes and valleys surrounding San Francisco Bay.

948 Fort Barry
Sausalito, CA
(415) 331-1540

The Marin Headlands is one of the most visited sites in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It features historic Fort Barry and Fort Cronkhite, a NIKE Missile site, and the 150year-old Point Bonita lighthouse. Attractions include hiking trails and Rodeo Beach.

Davies Symphony: 201 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco
War Memorial Opera House: 301 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco
Davies Symphony Phone: (415) 864-6000
War Memorial Opera House Phone: (415) 621-6600

Davies Symphony Hall is home to the world renowned San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and is adjacent to the War Memorial Opera House, which also hosts the San Francisco Ballet.

1 Market St
San Francisco, CA
(415) 983-8030

The Ferry Building is located along the Embarcadero near Market Street. Its shops offer artisan foods and fresh, locally-produced items. The Ferry Building is home to the Saturday morning Farmers Market, widely acclaimed for the quality and diversity of its fresh farm products.