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A Tour of the Marina District

Enjoy a walk through San Francisco's Marina District to experience beautiful sights, delicious food, and terrific culture.

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.

3601 Lyon St.

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.

1199 East Beach St.
83 Marina Green Dr.
Arts & Culture

The Wave Organ

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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.

83 Marina Green Dr.

Casual, communal-style dining known for Roman-style pizza, small plates, craft beer, and more.

2175 Chestnut St.

Discover your bohemian side at this casual yet sophisticated restaurant. Look for their "charcuterie of the sea," the seacuterie.

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3321 Steiner St.

A local favorite known for its Balboa Burger. Tuesday evenings feature live music.

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3199 Fillmore St.
1772 Lombard St.
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Bike & View San Francisco Bike Rentals and Tours

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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.

1772 Lombard St.

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.

2007 Franklin St.
2001 Chestnut St.

Classic American fare, craft martinis and fine whiskey in a turn-of-the-century Victorian manor.

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2001 Chestnut St.
Bayfront Theater, Building B, 3rd Floor, Fort Mason Center

Sketch and full-length comedy shows at one of the West Coast's leading centers for improvisational theater.

Bayfront Theater, Building B, 3rd Floor, Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason Center

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.

2 Marina Blvd., Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd.
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Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

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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.

 

 

 

FIND A HOTEL IN THE MARINA DISTRICT

2 Marina Blvd.

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