Presidio Inn & Suites2361 Lombard StreetSan Francisco Marina District Reservations: 1-888-425-8065
The historic Presidio Gates of the Presidio National Park, the Palace of Fine Arts and the Exploratorium are only a few steps away. Located at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, take a quick drive to Marin County and a little further onto Napa/Sonoma Wine Country.
Golden Gate Bridge - The world's most beautiful suspension bridge links The City with Marin County/Nap Sonoma Wine Country.
Fisherman's Wharf - The center for seafood restaurants, fishing boats, harbor cruise boats, gift shops and numerous attractions.
Alcatraz Island - Infamous former Federal prison is an island a mile and a half off Fisherman's Wharf.
Pier 39 - A waterfront festival marketplace. Built on a 1,000-foot-long pier and flanked bysmall boat marinas, it offers sweeping views of the bay and city.
Lombard Street - One of the steepest hills in San Francisco, this famous winding slope that snakes around beautiful Victorian mansions gave Lombard Street its epithet as "The Crookedest Street In The World."
Union Square - The heart of the downtown shopping and hotel district. Many civic events are held in the square.
Cable Car Ride - Street cars powered by cable take a maiden voyage through the city's steel hills on a cable car is a "Must Do Experience."
Chinatown - Evokes all the exotic sights and sounds of Hong Kong beginning at the Chinatown Gate, Grant Avenue at Bush Street.
North Beach - A neon-studded nightlife area clustered around Broadway and Columbus. Three blocks north is Washington Square, the piazza of the city's Italian sector.
Coit Tower - On Telegraph Hill, a 210-foot landmark, plus one of the city's best views.
Ghirardelli Square - A collection of red brick buildings that served as a chocolate factory, now is a charming restaurant and shopping center with open-air plazas and waterfront views.
Palace of Fine Arts - Built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition, has been restored to its original glory. Contains the Exploratorium science museum and the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.
Legion of Honor - A replica of its Paris namesake, has masterpieces of European art from Medieval times into the 20th century, many Rodin bronzes, period rooms, prints and drawings.
Golden Gate Park - Originally 1,017 acres of sand dunes, has miles of drives, green lawns, playfields, bridle paths, lakes and flowers.
Japanese Tea Garden - An authentic Japanese garden, has a tea house, pagoda ponds, bridges and bonsai. San Francisco Botanical Garden, a "living library," nurtures over 7,000 species of plants.
Twin Peaks - Has a scenic drive to its 910-foot summit, and offers a 360 degree panoramic view of the city.
Ferry Building - A terminal for commuters before the bridges were built, is one of the city's landmarks and houses a vibrant marketplace and frequent farmers markets.
Embarcadero Center - An eight-building complex, embraces shops and restaurants. Justin Herman Plaza is framed by Vaillancourt Fountain.
Moscone Center - Located in the central blocks of Yerba Buena Gardens are Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Rooftop children's area.
Haight-Ashbury - Home of the beautiful Victorians, known as the "Painted Ladies," etched against the background of downtown skyscrapers.
San Francisco Zoo - Contains Koala Crossing, Gorilla Preserve, Little Puffer steam train and athousand fascinating animals and birds from all over the world.