San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay is a unique aquarium, devoted to caring for and displaying the marine life native to the Bay Area. The aquarium is a 65,000 square foot facility that is home to more than 20,000 aquatic animals. The aquarium houses sharks, rays, and other sea creatures, and includes interactive exhibits. Students can also come to classes and workshops at the aquarium. The aquarium also sponsors captive breeding programs and shark tagging programs.
San Francisco’s Aquarium of the Bay is located next to Pier 39 at the Embarcadero, one of San Francisco’s most popular areas. Many of San Francisco’s hotels are located within walking distance of the Aquarium of the Bay. A quick search here at EasyToBook.com will yield plenty of budget hotels in San Francisco close to this great aquarium. Of course, the Aquarium of the Bay is a “must see” attraction if you’re traveling with children. But, adults love this San Francisco treasure dedicated to understanding and preserving local sea creatures just as much as the younger visitors.