The Embarcadero, San Francisco

One of the city's liveliest areas, The Embarcadero is a major boulevard that features a scenic waterfront and a number of shops, eateries, and architectural landmarks. Running from the Bay Bridge, this bustling walkway passes many iconic sites--such as the Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf--before it ends at Pier 45. Apart from offering solid dining options, Pier 7 is great for strolling, while at Pier 33, you can catch a ferry to Alcatraz. If you need to rest your feet, you can pick up a historic streetcar that runs along the boulevard or a pedicab near the Ferry Building. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The Embarcadero and many more San Francisco attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Francisco road trip site .
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  • Very nice walk on the seafront with beautiful view on the Bay, including the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge.
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  • The easiest way to get around the touristy areas of SF. Some neat and quiet spots along the way (if you know where to look). Watch out for those on the electric scooters - they're not locals, and have...  more »
  • We walked a ton, and loved it. Just touristy with lots of shops, places to eat, tours and museums. Boys age eight and nine loved it. For the crowds, the place was very clean. Park at back and walk dow...  more »
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