San Francisco Attractions
Extend your stay during FinNext to experience some of San Francisco’s most talked about attractions.
If you’re watching a movie, there’s usually at least one key scene that’s a clear giveaway that the movie is taking place in San Francisco, and that’s with a shot of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge! It’s one of the most photographed landmarks in the world on Instagram and stretches 1.7 miles.
Click here to see the best times to visit and tips for getting the best views.
Movies featuring the Golden Gate Bridge: Ant-Man (2015), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and much more!
Fisherman’s Wharf is home to several restaurants, shops, museums and popular attractions like PIER 39 and Ghirardelli Square. No matter what you mood you’re in, this historic waterfront district will be able to accommodate your needs and adventurous desires.
- Wine Tasting on the Bay
Enjoy spectacular views and wine aboard “The Neptune” on a 90-minute wine tasting cruise.
- San Francisco Whale Tours
Learn about the aquatic life of San Francisco on an exciting whale tour with marine experts.
- Bay Voyager
This 28ft rigid inflatable boat isn’t your typical sightseeing cruise. You’ll travel the bay in a more exhilarating way hitting historic sites and the scenic Presidio.
What used to be a Ghirardelli chocolate factory in the 1800s is now a thriving mini town with a variety of shops and restaurants. If you happen to have a sweet tooth during FinNext, the Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate shop is where you want to be!
Only a quick 4 min walk from FinNext is Union Square where you’ll find several art galleries, luxurious shopping, fine dining and a thriving nightlife.
Alcatraz is widely known as the former prison that housed famous convicts such as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Today, it is a national park and named the 2nd top attraction in San Francisco with over 30,000 reviews on TripAdvisor. Ferries to Alcatraz run every half an hour from Fisherman’s Wharf.
Click here to learn more about Alcatraz and schedule a tour.