We are a couple with an 8 month-old travelling in Aug. We will be having a rental car while in SF b/c we'll be driving from LA and have to drive back to LA for our flight home. Plus, with the kid we figure it may be easier to have the car with all the stuff to bring.
Aug 22 Arrive SF in early or late afternoon
Aug 23 SF
Aug 24 SF
Aug 25 SF in AM, then drive interstate 5 back to LA
Aug 26 flight home
We've never been to SF before, so we would like to do all the tourist sites if possible. Alcatraz tour, Fisherman's Wharf, Cable car ride, Lombard St., North beach, Chinatown, Japantown???, Golden Gate Bridge (either driving or walking), Golden Gate park, Sausalito if time permits. Some shopping would be nice too if time permits.
Also should we be staying in Fisherman's wharf or Union Square? We realize the high price of parking in these areas. Unless if there is a better choice that you can recommend, that is clean, safe and nice and not too far from the main tourist sites.
Thank you for your help.