The Westin St. Francis
Where to Stay // The Westin St. Francis
You’re on the right path to explore the city from this buzzing Union Square location, which even has a cable car stop at the front door.
Cable Car Museum
Morning // Cable Car Museum
Photos, antique cars and mechanical displays reveal the mystery—and history—of these little cars that became the symbol of San Francisco.
Photo by Mark Gibson, courtesy of SFCVB
Lunch // Fisherman’s Wharf
Belly up to one of the fish stalls here for fresh clam chowder served in a famous sourdough bread bowl. Guardino’s Crab Stand is an eat-on-the-street favorite.
Photo by Kimberley Lovato
Afternoon // Alcatraz
Once home to notorious criminals, including Al Capone, The Rock is one of the city’s biggest attractions. Take the night tour for stellar views and a different side of Alcatraz.
Photo by Lewis Sommer, courtesy of SFCVB
Top of the Mark Lounge
Nightcap // Top of the Mark Lounge
The toast of San Francisco, with wrap-around vistas and a 100-martini menu, atop the historic Mark Hopkins Hotel.