San Francisco Examiner - Planning begins for Central Subway extension to Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco Examiner - Planning begins for Central Subway extension to Fisherman’s Wharf

The City is taking its first major step in years toward extending the $1.6 billion Central Subway to Fisherman’s Wharf.

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency kicked off public outreach into the extension within the last few weeks, according to newly published public documents, representing the first step toward planning what route an underground tube to Fisherman’s Wharf may take.

California Meetings + Events Magazine - Fisherman's Wharf Hooks Visitors with New & Renewed Venues

California Meetings + Events Magazine - Fisherman's Wharf Hooks Visitors with New & Renewed Venues

Too-narrow sidewalks and heavy traffic in the past made the experience far from ideal. But a seven-year, $300 million infusion in public and private capital improvements has catapulted Fisherman’s Wharf into pedestrian-friendly renaissance mode. 

The Violet Fog - Not *just* for Tourists: the Hidden Joys of Visiting the Wharf as a San Franciscan

The Violet Fog - Not *just* for Tourists: the Hidden Joys of Visiting the Wharf as a San Franciscan

SO MUCH FUN TO BE HAD. No, I’m not kidding. You are doing yourself a disservice if you live in SF and haven't treated yourself to a day at the actual bay. I feel SO LUCKY to have worked with the city’s waterfront for this article because it’s been a goal of mine to get actual San Franciscan’s excited about the wharf.

Just Marla - Things To Do In San Francisco This Weekend

Just Marla - Things To Do In San Francisco This Weekend

Fisherman’s Wharf is an iconic neighborhood in downtown San Francisco. From the Wharf, one can easily see postcard-worthy sights like Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Pier 39. You can find a souvenir shop on every street, a vendor selling fresh crab, along with the clam chowder that made Fisherman’s Wharf famous on every corner. San Francisco attractions like the Alcatraz Island Ferry/Tour, the arcade game museum Musée Mechanique, and the iconic Grotto 9 restaurant make the Fisherman’s Wharf a truly unique place to visit. Honestly, if 12 million people visit Fisherman’s Wharf each year, why shouldn’t you? Here are a few fun things to do in San Francisco this weekend.

What to Do When It Rains in San Francisco

What to Do When It Rains in San Francisco

“Views, ambiance and atmosphere are three of the top things visitors cite as being the reasons they love coming to Fisherman’s Wharf. Our tag line is ‘something for everybody’ as that is quite literally true. Museums, historic ships, a National Park Visitor Center, sea lions, attractions, boat cruises, PIER 39, Ghirardelli Square, numerous restaurants, art galleries, and a budding nightlife scene means that anybody can find something to do here that is of interest to them.

How to Spend the Morning in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf with Kids - Henry and Andrew's Guide

How to Spend the Morning in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf with Kids - Henry and Andrew's Guide

Beat the crowds and spend the morning in Fisherman’s Wharf! Sea lions, street performers, arcade games and crab for breakfast – all before your kid’s nap time!

Going to the Fisherman’s Wharf in the morning is the best – the Fisherman’s Wharf gets pretty crowded any day of the week, every season – but not so much at 9am! (The big crowds tend to come around after 11am.) There is plenty to do here in the early mornings before the crowd comes out. The morning is the best time to explore this amazingly touristy Fisherman’s Wharf. We did all of this in one morning – all before a big family nap.