San Francisco is filled with many exciting attractions and private jet charter is a great way to experience the culture, history, and beauty of the City by the Bay. Whether you are bringing the family along or visiting the often fogged-in city with one special someone, scheduling a private jet charter to San Francisco to take in these amazing attractions is the best way to go.

Book your private jet charter to San Francisco

Book your private jet charter to San Francisco

Private Jet Charter to San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

There’s always something going on at Fisherman’s Wharf. If you’re planning ahead, October is home to Fleet Week and Wharf Fest, which are both great times to visit the wharf. But the real magic happens at Fisherman’s Wharf during the holidays when boats, trees, restaurants, shops, and more are lit up for Christmas. If you really want to make an impression, plan your visit for the Christmas boat parade or one of the tree lighting ceremonies taking place on the Wharf.

The Fisherman’s Wharf sign, a San Francsico landmark

The Fisherman’s Wharf sign, a San Francsico landmark

Throughout the year, though, the Wharf offers an amazing dining experience complete with fantastic hotels, shops, entertainment, dining, and of course the notorious sea lions. It’s an attraction no trip to San Francisco is complete without.

California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is one of the largest natural history museums in the world with more than 26 million specimens in its collection. Under one roof, you’ll find a four-story rainforest, a planetarium, an aquarium, and a natural history museum.

The museum is home to 40,000 live animals and features educational exhibits about each one and the roles they play in their fragile ecosystems. The museum also offers Nightlife VIP Tours for visitors, aged 21 and over, interested in a truly spectacular experience.


Unlock the many mysteries of Alcatraz by taking a tour of the infamous Island. In addition to the prison, Alcatraz, which is also a U.S. National Park, has a rich history of its own complete with being the home of the first lighthouse and U.S. fort to be built on the West Coast and more. The tour is filled with moments of darkness and surprising light with stunning bay views and beautiful gardens, tidal pools, and bird colonies.

Tour the abandoned maximum security prison and island of Alcatraz.

Tour the abandoned maximum security prison and island of Alcatraz.

Golden Gate Park

Each year Golden Gate Park welcomes 13 million visitors. The park itself offers a stunning green space locals and visitors alike flock to during all seasons of the year. It is also home to a wide range of interesting and entertaining attractions, including:

  • Tennis courts
  • Golf courses
  • A Frisbee golf course
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Archery fields
  • Lakes
  • A Dutch windmill
  • A Japanese Tea Garden
  • A music concourse
  • A conservatory of flowers
  • A marina

There are also a wide range of rental opportunities to tour the park including Segway tours, bicycle tours, and row boats, pedal boats, and electric boats (at the Stow Lake Boathouse).

Palace of Fine Arts

Located in the Marina District, the Palace of Fine Arts is one of the few structures remaining from the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition held in San Francisco. It is a popular destination for tourists and home to many art exhibitions and wedding. It is a stunning place to visit during the day and at night.

Worthy of Honorable Mentions

The following attractions might not make the top five list, but they each deserve a visit while you are in the neighborhood:

  • Twin Peaks
  • Cable Cars and Cable Car Museum
  • Lombard Street
  • Mission District
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Painted Ladies Victorian Row Houses
The iconic cable car on the streets of San Francisco

The iconic cable car on the streets of San Francisco

Arrive at One of these San Francisco Airports by Private Jet

Flying into San Francisco by private jet gives you more airport options than you will have on commercial flights. You can choose to land at any one of these convenient airports in the area according to which one is the most convenient for your itinerary.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)

Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK)

Hayward Executive Airport (HWD)

Buchanan Field Airport (CCR)

Palo Alto Airport (PAO)

Napa County Airport (APC)

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport (STS)

Call Presidential Aviation to book your private charter jet flight to San Francisco so you can take in all these great sights and more.