Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square Local Attractions

Local Attractions

Take in the Bay Area's popular sites, hop on a cable car or experience a lively local market, all within a short distance from the hotel

Cable Cars

Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square is two blocks away from the Hyde-Powell Cable Car Line. The Powell-Hyde line also begins at the Powell Market turntable and runs over Nob and Russian hills before ending at Aquatic Park near Ghirardelli Square. 


Golden Gate Bridge

Easily one of the most famous San Francisco Bay Area attractions, located only 3.5 miles away from Fairmont Heritage Place. Indulge in spectacular views of San Francisco with a leisurely stroll across the Golden Gate Bridge. 


Golden Gate Park

San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is one of the largest man-made parks in the world. It offers numerous activities for the entire family, including running, rollerblading, biking, pedal-boating, fly-fishing, handball, tennis, museums, the Steinhart Aquarium, botanical gardens and more. 


San Francisco Zoo

One of the most famous zoos in the world!


Levi's Stadium

Home of the San Francisco 49ers, Levi's Stadium is located 46 miles from the hotel. The San Francisco 49ers season extends from September through December, not including the playoffs.

Walking Tours

Walking Tours are offered throughout the city. You may visit San Francisco's 'Painted Ladies' to learn the history of these Victorian Homes, or do the same on Nob Hill, Chinatown or Fisherman's Wharf. A walking tour is great way to experience the most famous sights to see in San Francisco.  



Located within a mile and a half of Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square, Chinatown is home to the largest Chinese community outside of China. This area is filled with exotic shops, restaurants, produce markets, herbalists and temples in its 24 square blocks of teeming activity in the midst of downtown.  


Fisherman's Wharf

The most popular tourist destination in the City, Fisherman's Wharf is still a working fishing pier, bringing in thousands of tons of fresh fish and crabs annually. Enjoy the shops, restaurants and bay cruises. Fisherman's Wharf is located just a short walk from Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square.  


Alamo Square

Visit the famous Victorian homes known as the 'painted ladies.' These fabulous residences are easily recognizable from the many appearances on television and in movies.  


Alcatraz Island

San Francisco's most popular tourist attraction. Take a step back in time and visit Alcatraz Island and its famous prison. Experience life as an inmate during the self-guided tour. Eerie and fascinating!