Union Square

Union Square Travel Guide

Hotels in Union Square

Zoom up 32 stories in one of the glass-walled elevator cars for one of the best views in the city—you can even spot Alcatraz Island.

Restaurants in Union Square

The flagship restaurant of the eponymous chef (who runs nine other hotel restaurants around the country) has one of the most showstopping dining rooms in the city.

Things to do in Union Square

So what if riding a cable car brands you a tourist? The snub-nosed icons are terrific fun to ride, with their bay views from the north side of Nob Hill. Two lines have a terminus just below Union Square, where cable cars sedately spin on a turntable before starting back up the hill again.