San Francisco Shopping

How can you plan a stay at a San Francisco B&B and not think about shopping? You can't! There are so many places to shop at in this city, you have to go out and take a look at them. Find souvenirs for your friends and family and get a little something for yourself. There are big malls as well as little boutiques and shops. Whatever your taste, don't go home empty handed. The stores listed here should give you a little help.

Pier 39

Beach Street & The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133

This is one of the biggest tourist attractions in San Francisco. This marketplace holds more than 100 stores and restaurants, so there is something here for everyone. Stroll along the waterfront and listen to live music, watch street performers, and see the famous sea lions. Stop in and browse in stores such as Antiquities Rock (rock n' roll collectibles), Caricatures (caricature art), Lefty's,(left handed merchandise), Del Sol (color changing apparel & items), and Fashion Trends ( women's fashion).

Crocker Galleria

50 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 393-1505
http://www.shopatgalleria.com

When you are vacationing at a San Francisco bed and breakfast, take time to visit this mall. First, you will notice that the glass pavilion over the three level shopping complex. Some of the biggest retailers can be found here including Bossa and Polo Ralph Lauren. Don't miss the Farmers Market every Thursday as well.

Stonestown Galleria

3251 20th Avenue, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94132-1915
Phone: (415) 564-8848
http://www.stonestowngalleria.com

This is the mall to go to when you want to do some serious shopping. All the big names in clothing are here. So, don't just sit in your San Francisco inn. Come on down and shop 'til you drop at Origins, Macy's, Nordstrom, J. Jill, Banana Republic, Williams-Sonoma, J. Crew, L' Occtiane, Ann Taylor, and The Body Shop.

Westfield San Francisco Centre

865 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 512-6776
http://westfield.com/sanfrancisco

High end, upscale fashion retailers make up this shopping complex. You can find many sales and bargains at such stores as Bandolino, Kenneth Cole, Herve Leger, Dockers, Max & Co., Anne Klein, and Benetton. If you get hungry, dine at one of their restaurants like LarkCreekSteak, Zazil Mexican Cuisine, Out the Door, and Straits.

Mission Merchants Association

Address: 93 Raymond Avenue, San Francisco 94134-2307
Phone: (415) 657-3411
http://www.missionmerchants.com

The first thing you will notice about Mission is the urban, hip feel it gives you. This area of the city with its coffeehouses, bookstores, and ethnic restaurants where you will find the diversity of San Francisco. Stop by while vacationing at your San Francisco B&B and see what it has to offer. Visit in stores like Aldea, selling hand made candles and soaps, or Cut Loose, with its colorful clothing all made in the city. If you are looking for more hand made items, check out Ruby Gallery, where you can find not only clothing for adults, but babies as well.