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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  • Located next to San Francisco Bay, this building has a characteristic: a clock at the top of a tower. It's worth knowing.
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  • The is a great way to get around the harbour area. Very quick from point A to B. Took us from pier 39 (I think) to downtown and back. The cars are old fashioned and very cool.  more »
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