Pier 39 & Fishermans Wharf

Pier 39 is a shopping center and popular tourist attraction built on a pier in San FranciscoCalifornia. At Pier 39, there are shops, restaurants, a video arcadestreet performances, an interpretive center for the Marine Mammal Center, theAquarium of the Bay, virtual 3D rides, and views of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39's marina. The marina is also home to the floating Forbes Island restaurant. A two-story carousel is one of the pier's more dominant features, although it is not directly visible from the street and sits towards the end of the pier. The family-oriented entertainment and presence of marine mammals make this a popular tourist location for families with kids.