Fisherman's Wharf is definitely a high-level touristy spot, but it's worth navigating through the crowds for. This area is always lively, highly energetic and filled with so much to explore! It has historical ships, museums, candy stores, vibrant art and so much more!
• • • SF Maritime Park • • •
Walk along the water to the SF Maritime Historical Park. It has park spaces and a small beach area that's optimal for enjoying the SF bay. A great place to grab some sweet treats from Ghirardelli Square and enjoy the views of the Golden Gate bridge.
• • • Fort Mason Center • • •
Less than a mile away is Fort Mason Center for the Arts and Culture which is a great place to introduce yourself with the SF art scene. Check out their page for the many events and art exhibitions they host.