The Embarcadero St and East Piers
boulevard runs all along the bay waterfront, from Oracle Park, pass below the
Bay Bridge, passing the Ferry Building, Pier 39 and all the way to it ends at Pier
Here you can
have long walks/run along the bay waterfront without the need to cross any
There are many
things to do along this street and in the nearby neighborhoods.
with “under” the Bay Bridge views. In 2002, a huge sculpture of Cupid's bow and
arrow has decorated the park.
Building (1898) located at the point where Market Street reaching the Bay is a
beautiful large building with 245 feet tall clock tower.
This, more than
a 100-year-old building, was the main San Francisco ferry terminal and today is
a home for a large food and shops market. During weekends you will find in
front of the building a Farmers and Art Markets. It is excellent location to
take a coffee or something light to eat and find a bench near the waterfront.
From here you
will see the view of the beautiful Bay Bridge with ships that are passing below,
Treasure Island in the middle of the bay and Oakland on the other far side of
The Blue and
Gold Line runs ferries from here to Sausalito, Oakland, Alameda, Vallejo and
From the Ferry
Building you can walk on Market St to the downtown or you can walk north on Embarcadero
St. along the bay in the direction of Pier 39.
Pier 7 Vista
Pier 7 is
located 1/3 of a mile north of Ferry Building. Without any buildings or ships
around it has view all directions, both to the bay and if you look back to the
This is a great
place to relax and seat on one of the benches and just enjoy the view.
If you look
back into the city from the far end of the pier you will see Transamerica
Pyramid aligned with the pier direction.
Exploratorium is a museum of science, technology, and arts. This unique museum
will teach you things in interactive ways that makes this as a perfect family
activity, overall educational and fun experience.
Although it was
design to educate young visitors it's a great attraction for all ages.
the visit here
can easily consume few hours, if you have the time, I highly recommend visiting
After your Exploratorium
visit you can go up to Coit Tower, walk to Alcatraz Tours 33 pier or keep
walking on Embarcadero St. all the way north to Pier 39.
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