A Tour of The Marina District
Enjoy a walk through San Francisco's Marina District to experience beautiful sights, delicious foods, and terrific culture.
The Palace of Fine Arts
This iconic Beaux-Arts style structure built for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915 sits at the western edge of the Marina district. It has become a must-see spot for visitors, and a frequent backdrop for movies filmed in the city.
The Palace Of Fine ArtsThe Palace Of Fine Arts, Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
This former military airfield in the Presidio is a perfect place to jog, stroll, bike or picnic along the promenade and experience prime waterfront and Golden Gate Bridge views.
Crissy FieldCrissy Field, E Beach, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Wave Organ
This wave-activated acoustic sculpture, created by the Exploratorium and made of 25 PVC and concrete organ pipes, sits on a jetty in the marina's boat harbor. Best to visit at high tide.
The Wave OrganThe Wave Organ, Marina Green Drive, San Francisco, CA, USA
Discover your bohemian side at this casual yet sophisticated restaurant. Look for their "charcuterie of the sea," the seacuterie.
Café BohoCafé Boho, Steiner Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
A local favorite known for its Balboa Burger. Tuesday evenings feature live music.
Balboa CafeBalboa Cafe, Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bike & View Sa Francisco Bike Rentals and Tours
Located conveniently in the Marina, a bike rental or tour is a perfect way to explore the neighborhood between the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf.
Walk a few blocks inland to check out this 1886 Queen Anne Victorian-style house. The home is open as a museum with authentic furnishings and artifacts.
Haas-Lilienthal HouseHaas-Lilienthal House, Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Classic American fare, craft martinis and fine whiskey in a turn-of-the-century Victorian manor.
The DorianThe Dorian, Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Off The Grid
Sample diverse street food from some of San Francisco and the Bay Area's mobile food creators. Look for this seasonal event Friday evenings from Spring into Fall.
Off the Grid: Fort Mason CenterOff the Grid: Fort Mason Center, Parking Lot, San Francisco, CA, USA
Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
The 13-acre complex of former military buildings now hosts a vibrant calendar of special events, select cafes and entertainment options. Find your fresh picnic ingredients at the Sunday morning farmers' market.
Fort Mason Center for Arts & CultureFort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA, USA
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