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Union Street

Union Street
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Type of Attraction
Streets & Squares, Shopping Areas & Stores
Interests That Apply
Culinary Arts, Shopping, Local Culture, Art
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Price: Free
It's free to browse, but there are many places willing to take your money.
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Notes: Accessibility varies by location.
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Dinner Lunch Breakfast
Restrooms: Available
Notes: Your best bet for finding a restroom to use would be to visit a cafe or restaurant.
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Union St
(near Fillmore St intersection)
San Francisco, CA


Union Street stretches over nearly the entire width of San Francisco; along the way it intersects some of its most interesting neighborhoods. Along its western end used to be a bar where Jefferson Airplane was formed, whereas its middle now crosses serene Cow Hollow. However, where Union meets downtown is clearly the most developed area, where hundreds of restaurants and shops provide food and entertainment to San Franciscans. Obviously, Union Square is a good place to start, where luxury stores beckon, and department stores tower over the visitors. If you take the street west, you will find an endless array of gift shops, art stores, jewelry stores--stores that sell anything that can be bought, for as long as your legs can take you.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Notes: Individual business and attraction times vary on Union Street.
Visit Time: 30min-2hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free
Price Notes: It's free to browse, but there are many places willing to take your money.


Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bicycle Bus Taxi Walking
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: $0-$5
Notes: There is metered street parking along Union Street.

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