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March 22, 2018

How to Make the Most of Chilly Days by the Waterfront

San Francisco’s waterfront along the Embarcadero is a playground full of easy adventures. Winter on the Waterfront offers locals and visitors alike discounted opportunities to experience some of San Francisco’s most coveted attractions without crowds and lines, now through March 5, 2018. Visit SFWinterontheWaterfront.com to secure coupons and instructions for redeeming these special offers, and for more program information.

Pack your bag and start planning on fun at several San Francisco waterfront attractions, including:

Aquarium of the Bay

Get up close and personal with bat rays, river otters, and Bay Lab programs at child’s pricing for everyone. With 300 feet of crystal clear acrylic tunnels holding 700,000 gallons of carefully maintained Bay water, with approximately 20,000 animals from local waters, the Aquarium is a PIER 39 favorite. Enjoy octopuses, seven-gill sharks, walls of jellies, leopard sharks, and much more. The Aquarium is a Smithsonian Affiliate and accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Details here.

Madame Tussauds

Get closer to your favorite stars and meet Bay Area legends at world-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds. With a Buy One, Get One Free offer, taking the perfect selfie with celebrities has never been so easy. Details here.

San Francisco Dungeon

The San Francisco Dungeon brings to life the darker side of San Francisco’s history with a full theatrical cast, state-of-the-art special effects and gripping storytelling in 360-degree sets. Laugh, scream, and participate with live actors while embarking on a journey through the past. “Jump” from Alcatraz into the waters of the Bay on an exciting drop ride. Buy One Get One free details here.

Hotel Zephyr

Stay overnight this winter, with rates starting as low as $159. The 40% discounted rates are a great opportunity to enjoy the hotel and its 1,610-square-foot game room and 8,000-square-foot outdoor lounge with no facility fee. The Zephyr is ideally located in Fisherman’s Wharf for an indulgent, waterfront experience. Details here.

Alcatraz Cruises

See why “The Rock” is one of San Francisco’s most popular destinations. Available on select dates through February, the one-time Buy One Get One free promotion is available to locals only and includes two tickets for the price of one. For non-locals, book tickets any time between now and March 5, 2018 to receive a free large hot beverage as well as a souvenir photo. Guests must print out coupons from the Winter on the Waterfront website here.

Pier Market Seafood

Pier Market Seafood on PIER 39 exemplifies San Francisco’s dining expertise, showcasing sustainable seafood and award-winning clam chowder, Dungeness crab, and Anchor Steam beer-battered fish n’ chips. Dine with extraordinary views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and, of course, sea lions. Take advantage of the Local’s Special, for 15% off your meal. Details here.

Fog Harbor Fish House

Enjoy 15% off your meal and enjoy award-winning chowder and waterfront views at Fog Harbor. Created by the PIER 39 founders, Fog Harbor dates back three decades and three generations, and is committed to the preservation of the ocean and its fisheries, and was the first 100% sustainable seafood restaurant on the wharf. Enjoy cioppino, fresh crab and sesame-crusted ahi tuna at this quintessential PIER 39 restaurant. Details here.

Hornblower Classic Cable Cars

Start your winter adventure at the Embarcadero BART station with a ride on the Hornblower Classic Cable Car (HCCC) for a free shuttle along the waterfront. Upgrade to a SF Experience City Tour for 25% off and enjoy a tour of key landmarks with informative narration.

HCCC Shuttle Information:

Shuttles leave Market Street at the Embarcadero BART station’s white loading zone on Market Street (Hyatt Regency hotel side) at 9:15 a.m., 10:25 a.m., and 11:35 a.m.

Pick-ups and drop-offs at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing (white loading zone), PIER 39 (white loading zone), and the HCCC Ticketing Center in Fisherman’s Wharf (2766 Taylor St.)

Shuttle and SF Experience City Tour offer details here.

BART is a great way to get to the shuttle’s starting point at the Embarcadero station. The fast, easy, and low-cost way to get to San Francisco, BART connects the city and many of its popular attractions to the East Bay, the Peninsula, and San Francisco International Airport. Be sure to check out BART’s site to explore special discounts, weekly ticket giveaways and contests, events calendars, and even more BARTable things to do and see, like Winter on the Waterfront.

For complete information on Winter on the Waterfront offers, and to download program coupons and register for discounts at specific partners, please visit Winter on the Waterfront here.

Source: sftravel.com

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