No matter what travelers are looking for when they visit the San Francisco area, it's a pretty good bet that they'll find it on Pier 39. This area attraction is loaded with family fun, exceptional shopping, and a chance to see playful sea lions, or experience charming dining. Guests to this unique area can try their hand at sailing on the beautiful San Francisco Bay or visit the Aquarium of the Bay. The San Francisco Carousel, made in Italy, features hand-painted scenes from San Francisco landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and Alcatraz. Adventurers can bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and Tiburon and return on the ferry. . Biking across the bridge is a fun and pleasurable undertaking for the beginner to the advanced cyclist. One cannot fully experience the San Francisco scene without trying one or more of the wonderful area dining out spots. Several of the popular eateries include Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market with its quality seafood, the Crab House is known for its extensive crab menu and the Eagle Café which is a popular wharf destination. Hanna Zen is a great spot to try Sushi. Shopping opportunities abound in the Pier 39 region with hotels within walking distance of most attractions.