San Francisco—a diverse city known for its scenic beauty, cultural activities, iconic landmarks and world-class attractions. Known as "Everybody’s Favorite City" and visited by more than 24 million tourists every year, San Francisco is well known for landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman’s Wharf and its network of cable cars.
Of all the things to do in San Francisco, the world-class museums, theatre, and opera are often the most forgotten. Many Broadway-bound plays and performing arts have their premieres in San Francisco, so be sure to inquire about upcoming shows or museum events at the front desk.
The St. Regis San Francisco enjoys an artful address, just steps from some of the top things to do in San Francisco. The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is conveniently located within the hotel, featuring artifacts from the rich history of African art and culture. In addition, the renowned San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) showcases noteworthy talent directly next door, and the new Jewish Contemporary Museum vibrantly stands less than one block from the hotel. The Financial District and Union Square are two unmissable things to see in San Francisco, and the select stores are minutes away. The stores here offer a plethora of things to explore both inside and out in San Francisco.
Take a brief stroll to the hill-climbing delights of the city's legendary cable cars, or journey across the Golden Gate Bridge to the bucolic charms of Wine Country.
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Top San Francisco Attractions
The St. Regis San Francisco is located within walking distance of a number of top downtown attractions. Find the complete list of local museums and historical landmarks within a few miles of the hotel.
Popular San Francisco Attractions & Day Trips
Sausalito has been compared to the French Riviera because of its Mediterranean flair and breathtaking views. From San Francisco, you would travel by bus or car across the majestic Golden Gate Bridge to visit this charming waterfront community. It is also easily accessible by car ferry from Fisherman's Wharf or the Ferry Building on San Francisco's Embarcadero.
Redwood Highway 101 · Sausalito, CA
Napa Valley is one of the world's premier wine growing regions. In addition to winery tours, visitors can also enjoy fine dining and shopping as well as take in Napa Valley's relaxed lifestyle and scenic location.
St. Helena Highway · Napa, CA
Enjoy Sonoma's rustic surroundings amidst the backdrop of a dynamic wine region that is home to award winning wineries, stately redwoods, magnificent coastlines, Infineon raceway, and plenty of shopping.
Sonoma Highway · Sonoma, CA
The St. Regis San Francisco is centrally located to many of California's top universities.
UC Berkeley - Located 12 miles from the St. Regis San Francisco Hotel, the University of California, Berkeley is recognized as a top public university in the country and offers over 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 2227 Piedmont Ave., Berkeley, CA 94720-4206
Stanford University - Located 35 miles from the St. Regis San Francisco Hotel, Stanford University is located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley. Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. 295 Galvez St., Stanford, CA 94305–6104