Things to do near SFO
Located just nine miles from the historic San Francisco Bay, Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites San Francisco Airport is in close proximity to the excitement of downtown. Whether you are in town for business or a longer vacation with the whole family, there are plenty of things to do near SFO for everyone. Explore our list of the top attractions and can't-miss sites below.
- Fisherman's Wharf - Eat, drink, shop and explore this popular tourist attraction that is located on the northern waterfront of San Francisco. The area is still home to many active fisherman and fleets today.
- Alcatraz - Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay and is the site of the first lighthouse and U.S. built fort on the West Coast, as well as an infamous federal prison.
- San Francisco Zoo - Bring the whole family and enjoy the day interacting with over 1,000 exotic, endangered, and rescued animals, located right on the Pacific Ocean.
Arts & Culture
- Union Square - Union square is a 2.6 acre plaza in the heart of downtown with some of the best culture, dining, shopping, nightlife, and events that San Francisco has to offer.
- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art This internationally recognized museum is known for its collection of over 29,000 works of painting, sculpture, photography, design, architecture, and media arts.
- Golden Gate Park - Plan your visit to Golden Gate Park and enjoy events, activities, trails, monuments, and more. Spend the day exploring this 1,017 acre park - the 5th most visited city park in the country.
- AT&T Park - Home to San Francisco's Major League Baseball team, this ballpark has great views of the bay and city.
- Levi's Stadium - As home to the San Francisco 49ers, this 70,000 seat stadium will be host to Super Bowl 50 and a variety of other entertaining shows, programs, and events.
- Pier 39 - Pier 39 is a lively shopping destination with more than 110 specialty shops. It is also popular for waterfront dining, sea lion viewing, street performers, and live music.
- Westfield San Francisco Centre - Located at Powell Station, this nine story mall features over 170 shops and restaurants, a multiplex, and covered dome atrium.