Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activites FAQs
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San Francisco Things to Do | Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activites FAQs

You’ll find lots of family-friendly San Francisco Things to Do near Hotel Union Square. Browse these FAQs about Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities.

If you’re planning a stay at Hotel Union Square with your family then you’ll want to learn about San Francisco Things to Do that the kids will enjoy. Start by reading through some of these frequently-asked questions about Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities.

Q:   We are planning a summer stay at your San Francisco Hotel, and we are bringing our kids along. Could you suggest a few nearby Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities?
A:  There is no shortage of Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities near our San Francisco Hotel. Whatever the ages of your children, you will find plenty of San Francisco Things to Do during your stay. Some of the Activities that are great for kids are visiting Alcatraz Island, taking a Duck Boat tour, spending time at the beach, and visiting the San Francisco Zoo or the Aquarium by the Bay.

Q:  My son is so excited to see the sea lions at Pier 39 during our visit. What time of year is best for this San Francisco Activity?
A:  While it is possible to see sea lions at Pier 39 year round, they are there in force from late-July to mid-May. During this time, hundreds of sea lions can be seen lounging near the Pier. The rest of the year, there are still usually a few dozen stragglers who stay behind to keep an eye on things.

Q: We’re looking for San Francisco Things to Do with our family, and we love to spend time outdoors. Could you recommend some outdoor Activities near your San Francisco Hotel?   
A: There are many outdoor San Francisco Things to Do near Hotel Union Square. The beautiful weather beckons many of our guests to spend as much time outdoors as possible. Some of the San Francisco Activities that allow you to do this are hiking, spending time at the beach, taking a walking tour, or enjoying a harbor cruise.   

Q:  I know that visiting Alcatraz is a popular San Francisco Thing to Do, but do you think that is something children would enjoy? 
A: Yes. Children and adults enjoy this popular San Francisco Activity. To reach the Alcatraz Island, you’ll take a boat ride from the mainland, and this is something kids love. Once there, visitors of all ages enjoy exploring the former cell blocks and the rest of this infamous San Francisco Activity.     

Q:  When I visited San Francisco alone, I hiked Montaro Mountain Trail, but I think that would be too strenuous for my kids. Are there any hiking spots that are kid-friendly located near Hotel Union Square?
A: We’d agree that Montaro Mountain Trail would be a little much for kids, but there are plenty of spots where you can enjoy this San Francisco Thing to Do with your kids. Some of the best Bay Area hiking spots that are kid-friendly are Jewel Lake Nature Trail, Land’s End, and Muir Woods National Monument.   

Q: I’ve heard that the duck boats are a Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activity. Is this San Francisco Thing to Do located near your Hotel? 
A: Yes! One of the best things about staying at Hotel Union Square is our ideal location. We are located near many of the most popular San Francisco Activities including the Duck Boat Tours. This San Francisco Thing to Do appeals to visitors of all ages. Who wouldn’t love touring on a bus that makes “Splash Down” into the Bay? This Activity is a great way to learn a bit about the city while having a great time doing it.   

Q: I’m making a list of Kid-Friendly San Francisco Things to Do, and I always like to have a couple of indoor options on the list. Any suggestions? 
A: Even though the Bay Area weather is typically perfection, it is always a good idea to have some indoor Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities in mind. Even if you want to spend most of your time enjoying the many outdoor San Francisco Things to Do, there are some indoor Attractions that are worth a visit. Examples include the Aquarium of the Bay, California Academy of Sciences, and the Exploratorium.   

Q:  I’d love to take my kids on a whale watch during our stay at Hotel Union Square. What are the times of year that this San Francisco Thing to Do is available?
A: Whale watching is a fun Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activity, and there are opportunities to see whales during most of the year. This San Francisco Thing to Do is especially popular from January through April. That is when large numbers of humpback whales migrate through the Bay waters. During the summer and fall, you can see various types of whales, including sperm, humpback, blue, and orca feeding near the Farallon Islands.