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Attractions in San Francisco

If you’re looking for fun things to do in San Francisco, try some of the attractions listed below. All are located near the Alpha Inn and Suites Hotel on Lombard St. For help booking activities and attractions in San Francisco, please contact our front desk.

Lombard Street

Located in the Russian Hill district, Lombard Street is one of the most famous attractions in San Francisco. It is known as “the crookedest street in the world” because of its eight sharp turns. Find out more about famous Lombard Street San Francisco.

Golden Gate Park

Our hotel near Golden Gate Bridge offers proximity to this amazing 1,017-acre park, featuring artificial lakes, riding trails, a golf course, tennis courts, hills, a playground and much more. There are many things to do with your family at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

Marina District

The Marina offers access to San Francisco Bay and Marina Green, a grassy playground with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. The Marina District San Francsico attracts joggers, sunbathers and kite fliers. Also in the area are the terracotta Palace of Fine Arts and Chestnut Street, offering shops, restaurants and bars.

Union Street

This charming neighborhood features Victorian homes that have been transformed into boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. Enjoy the many cafés, bars and attractions, such as the Octagon House and the Vedanta Temple. Don’t miss the annual Union Street Spring Festival.

Nob Hill

Featuring one of the best views of San Francisco Bay, Nob Hill features Grace Cathedral (a replica of Notre Dame in Paris), Huntington Park, Nob Hill Masonic Center, and the Cable Car Museum.


J-Town is centered on Japan Center, a five-acre complex of shops, theaters, sushi bars and restaurants at Post and Buchanan Streets. Visitors can see a five-tiered pagoda, Nihonmachi Mall (which imitates a traditional Japanese village), the Konko Kyo Temple on Bush Street, and the Webster Bridge midway. Buy Japanese vegetable seeds, traditional kimonos, silk calligraphy scrolls, tea ceremony utensils, and other traditional items. The Cherry Blossom Festival in April — with taiko drumming, martial arts, calligraphy and a parade — is a must-see

The Embarcadero

Make sure to visit this scenic waterfront with miles of deep-water piers, ferry service and the Ferry Building, featuring upscale shops, dining and a farmers market. Walk the many promenades, enjoy a sunny picnic or simply people-watch — one of the best things to do in San Francisco!


At the end of Lombard Street in San Francisco, CA, you’ll find the lovely waterfront area known as the Presidio. This converted military post is now a national park and recreational area featuring gorgeous views, walking/bicycle trails, and historic and architectural treasures. Most activities are free.

Our Lombard Street hotel location and full suite of amenities makes us the perfect spot for couples, families, and business travelers. Whether you’re in town to visit tourist attractions in San Francisco or attend an important meeting or convention, we’ll make sure your stay at the Alpha Inn and Suites Hotel on Lombard Street is comfortable, convenient, and affordable.

For more San Francisco things to do for families, tour groups or just the two of you, please visit the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Book your stay at the Alpha Inn and Suites Hotel on Lombard St.

Alpha Inn and Suites
2505 Lombard Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 921-2505
Fax: (415) 563-2371
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