Fisherman\'s Wharf is one of the most famous entertainment and enjoyable pick of San Francisco. The experience is as incredible as hitting a bull's eye. It is just 20 miles from the airport, situated in Jefferson Street between Powell and Hyde. The place is popular for its historic waterfront, mouth-watering seafood, splendid sights and shopping. It was home to a group of 390 boats, but now very few fishermen can be seen in action here. The place is much occupied with visitors and is home to vendors, shops and several other attractions. Fisherman's wharf features a large list of attractions and action for everyone. The place offers splendid views of the cityscape, and the Golden Gate Bridge.
The major attractions at the Wharf are-
- Wax Museum: This is a very old and popular museum that features famous celebrities, US president and few others chiseled in wax.
- USS Pampanito and SS Jeremiah O\' Brien: Completely restored, fully functioning World War II Liberty Ship.
- Tourist Fisherman\'s Wharf: It displays few ordinary fishing boats tied along Jefferson and some seafood eatery stands that draws most visitors
- Musee Mechanique: It\'s an amazing collection of unusual coin-operated musical instruments and antique arcade machines.
- San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park: The Museum features good history of San Francisco maritime. Among others it exhibits ferryboat Eureka (possibly the largest floating wooden vessel in the world), the C. A. Thayer and the Balaclutha
- Ripley\'s believe it or not: Two floors of Ripley\'s famed characteristics
There is Boudin Bakery selling the bests of San Francisco sourdough bread, with a cafe and self guided bakery tour. The cannery shopping center houses a shopping and dining premises. Fisherman's Wharf provides around 2,500 rooms, ranging from fine hotels to some economical small Inns. Its open all through the year, the place is packed at almost all round the year, entry to the Wharf is free and just half an hour walk could allow enjoyment and memorable souvenir collection.