Area Attractions

Experience the top things to do in San Francisco just minutes from the door of our Union Square hotel. Hop on a historic cable car, stroll through the colorful alleys of Chinatown, or take the ferry over to Alcatraz. Whether you plan on shopping, sightseeing, or catching some sports action, we are surrounded by amazing attractions, like Fisherman’s Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Nob Hill and art museums.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco

345 Stockton Street
San Francisco, California, United States, 94108

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Arts & Culture

California Academy of Sciences

4.5 MILES AWAY
Located in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is an innovative educational and research institution featuring a natural history museum, aquarium, and the world’s largest all digital planetarium. Popular exhibits include the four-story living rainforest and the virtual safari in African Hall.

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

1.1 MILES AWAY
Explore Asia’s diverse cultures through one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. The museum is positioned to be a catalyst for discovery, dialogue and inspiration and serves as a bridge of understanding between the diverse cultures of Asia and the US.

Day Trips

Alpha Omega Winery

61 MILES AWAY
Visit this world-renowned winemaker, located in the heart of Napa Valley, where you can tour the historic vineyard and taste handcrafted specialty wines. This family owned boutique winery produces elegant, approachable and perfectly balanced wines through blending the best of Old World and New World wine styles

Beringer Winery

64.7 MILES AWAY
Established in 1876, Beringer is California’s longest operating winery and one of the finest wine producers in Napa Valley. With over 1,600 acres farmed, Beringer features a rich portfolio of wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Pinot Grigio.

Sausalito

10.7 MILES AWAY
Stroll along the waterfront - often compared to the French Riviera – enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or your favorite wine in an open-air cafe, or browse the many art galleries of this charming city. The Bay Area Discovery Museum offers interactive displays for the entire family, and there are many well-groomed hiking and biking trails for nature lovers.

Tiburon

16.8 MILES AWAY
Main Street and Ark Row are two of this historic area’s most picturesque streets, with views of the town’s restored buildings. Shop for fine arts and crafts or visit the local winery for unusual gifts. Don’t miss the Richardson Bay Audubon Center or a hike to the top of Mt. Livermore for views of Marin County, San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Family Attractions

Golden Gate Bridge

5.1 MILES AWAY
Spanning 2 miles, with 750-foot towers painted bright orange, the Golden Gate Bridge is an architectural marvel and one of the most symbolic attractions of San Francisco. Walk or bike across, but be sure to leave enough time to gaze in awe at the impressive views of the Bay Area.

Fisherman’s Wharf

1.9 MILES AWAY
One of the most popular attractions in San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf is block after block of historic landmarks, shops, restaurants and attractions on San Francisco Bay. This historic waterfront attraction in San Francisco is home to Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, The Cannery, the Wax Museum, Aquarium of the Bay and dozens of waterfront restaurants and shops. Don’t miss the playful sea lions living off Pier 39.

San Francisco Zoo

9 MILES AWAY
Situated against the scenic Pacific Ocean, the San Francisco Zoo is home to more than 1,000 exotic, endangered and rescued animals that represent over 250 species. This urban oasis features lovely tranquil gardens filled with native and foreign plants.

Alcatraz Island

1.9 MILES AWAY
Take the ferry across San Francisco Bay to tour and explore Alcatraz Island. Once the most feared federal prisons and infamous home of the country’s most notorious criminals, “The Rock” was also the site of the first lighthouse and US fort on the West Coast. Part of the Golden Gate National Park, Alcatraz Island offers exciting self-guided tours, as well as natural tide pools, bird sanctuaries and incredible views of the bay.

Parks & Recreation

Local Colleges/Universities

Take a nice stroll around campus at any of the nearby Bay Area universities for a trip down memory lane, or maybe a preview of college years for the kids. Our San Francisco hotel is near some of the top universities in the state (and the world), including Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, San Francisco State, University of San Francisco and San Jose State.

Nob Hill

1 MILES AWAY
Sitting high above the city is one of the most renowned San Francisco neighborhoods, Nob Hill. Tour the homes of those who made their riches through the railroads, silver mining and other industries that helped create the city and the West Coast. Nob Hill is also home to Grace Cathedral, the world’s largest Episcopal Church, with incredible stained glass and bronze doors.

Lombard Street

2.2 MILES AWAY
Climb to the top of America’s most crooked street for amazing views in every direction. From the top, you’ll see Ghirardelli Square, Alcatraz, Telegraph Hill and the Bay Bridge. Down the hill, you’ll be delighted by the beautiful mansions and brilliantly colored flowers that fill this winding street from top to bottom.

South Beach

1.2 MILES AWAY
Located South of Market street, South Beach is quickly becoming one of San Francisco’s newest up and coming neighborhoods. Most notably recognized as the home to AT&T Park, South Beach is home to some of the newest lofts, condos, and design studios in San Francisco.

Shopping

Union Square

0.1 MILES AWAY
A shopper’s utopia awaits just outside the doors of our San Francisco hotel. Union Square is one of the most popular dining and shopping areas in San Francisco and features upscale department stores, including Bloomingdale’s, Barneys NY, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Maiden Lane

0.1 MILES AWAY
A pedestrian shopping street for part of the day, including trendy shops and boutiques, such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and Yves Saint Laurent.

Chinatown

0.6 MILES AWAY
Enter the Dragon’s Gate of Chinatown and immerse yourself in culture. Tucked loudly away between North Beach and Union Square, you’ll find pagoda roofs, ornate lampposts and jam-packed window fronts. Vendors sell everything from mahogany furniture to delicate green tea.

Sports

Levi’s® Stadium

44.3 MILES AWAY
Opened August 2014, Levi’s® Stadium is the new home of the Bay Area's professional football team: the San Francisco 49ers. The stadium features a "green" roof atop the suite tower, a museum, and three solar bridges. Tour the locker rooms or cheer on the team on game day.

Oracle Arena

17.6 MILES AWAY
Based in Oakland, CA, the Bay Area's professional basketball team, and 2015 and 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, are one of the original franchises in basketball. Join in on the excitement at Oracle Arena, where they take on heated rivals.

AT&T Park and Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

1.7 MILES AWAY / 15.7 MILES AWAY
Bay Area ballparks and enjoy the ultimate American pastime by watching the Oakland Athletics (Coliseum) or San Francisco Giants (AT&T) professional baseball teams. Both Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and AT&T Park are within easy reach of our hotel. Just hop on BART or Caltrain and you’ll be singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and eating hotdogs in no time.

Other Sports

San Francisco is a hotbed of sports, with one of its many venues abuzz with the excitement of game day most days of the week. Apart from the pro teams playing in the NFL, NBA, and MLB, you can also find a variety of competitive collegiate teams in the Bay Area, in all codes, and catch pro hockey and soccer in nearby San Jose, where MLB’s San Jose Sharks and MLS’ San Jose Earthquakes have their homes.