Things to Do in the Bay Area
Located conveniently between San Francisco and Napa Valley, Four Points San Rafael provides easy access to everything that northern California has to offer. Enjoy scenic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, or ride around town in one of San Francisco's famous cable cars. Enjoy our list of the best things to do in the Bay Area.
Golden Gate Bridge, 15.7 mi
Enjoy San Francisco’s most famous feature: the Golden Gate Bridge. You can rent bikes or walk over the bridge to the small town of Sausalito or view the bridge from Presidio Park. Spend some time exploring Golden Gate Park, located on the south end of the bridge.
Fisherman's Wharf, 19.5 mi
Make sure to visit Fisherman’s Wharf, the heart of tourism in San Francisco. With Ghirardelli Square, Pier 39, museums, shops, restaurants, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, and much more, this is the perfect place to learn about the history of San Francisco.
Cable Cars, 19.9 mi
Take a ride on the San Francisco Cable Car system, it is the worlds last manually operated system and the only mobile National Monument in the world. Experience the best way to see the city and learn about the history of public transportation.
Alcatraz, 20 mi
Experience one of the country’s most famous prisons, once home to infamous inmates like Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly. Enjoy a short ferry ride to the 20-acre island, it’s located just 1.5 miles off the shore of San Francisco and it was once considered impossible to break out. Touring Alcatraz is a must-have on your San Francisco to do list.
Chinatown, 20.5 mi
Since 1848 Chinatown has been home to Chinese immigrants and over time has become one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in the United States, making it the largest Chinatown outside of Asia. Experience Chinese culture by visiting authentic shops and restaurants while learning about history, migration, and culture.
AT&T Park, 23 mi
Go behind the scenes with a guided tour or catch a Giant’s baseball game at one of the most iconic ballparks in the country. You can also visit the baseball hall of fame statues outside the stadium or watch kayakers wait for a home run to hit the ball out of the park. Don’t forget to take a look at the incredible view of the San Francisco Bay.
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