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What you should know about Cow Hollow

Cow Hollow overview

Cow Hollow is a friendly locale unique for its marina and shops. You can take advantage of sightseeing and tours, along with ample coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of San Francisco and University of California San Francisco. Palace of Fine Arts and Lombard Street are popular sights to see. A family-friendly area, Cow Hollow also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Cow Hollow

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Cow Hollow has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Cow Hollow with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Cow Hollow hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Cow Hollow hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Cow Hollow

Fly in to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from downtown Cow Hollow. Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 13.5 mi (21.8 km) away.

What to see around Cow Hollow

Outdoorsy fun is on hand such as strolling the marina, sightseeing, and tours, along with attractions such as:
  • • Red and White Fleet at Pier 43 and a Half
  • • Ecology Trail
  • • Ferry Building
  • • Perimeter Road
  • • Perimeter Trail
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Ride the Ducks San Francisco
  • • Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze
  • • Pier 39
  • • Aquarium of the Bay
  • • San Francisco Zen Center
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Ghirardelli Square
  • • The Cannery at Del Monte Square
  • • Fisherman's Wharf
  • • Westfield San Francisco Centre
  • • Crocker Galleria
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Palace of Fine Arts
  • • Lombard Street
  • • University of San Francisco
  • • Union Square
  • • Alcatraz Island

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