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
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.