Fisherman's Wharf is also the launching point of many tours and cruises which is the best way to enjoy the views and waterfront of the Bay Area. You can see and visit Alcatraz, cruise underneath the Golden Gate, get into sports fishing, whale watching and more. You can also get around the area by renting bicycles, electric bikes, segway or by the classic cable cars.
Perhaps the most popular sight attraction here are the sea lions that gathers on the docks beside Pier 39. Other popular attractions found here are Anchorage Square, Aquarium By The Bay, The Wax Museum, Ripley's Belive It Or Not Museum, and other national / local museums and historical parks. Famous hotels that surrounds the Wharf are Hilton, Holiday Inn, Sheraton and Hyatt.
One day would not be enough to truly see and appreciate this place. Its one place that people would definitely not get tired of visiting - CBD