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San Francisco Zoo is located in a scenic area of San Francisco known for its beautiful ocean views and stunning architecture. San Francisco is home to 411 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Things to See and Do Near San Francisco Zoo

While you're in town visiting San Francisco Zoo, you can discover everything there is to see and do within a couple miles of the area.

Study the collections at California Academy of Sciences, De Young Museum, or Kimball Natural History Museum. Castro Street, Painted Ladies, and Dutch Windmill are landmarks that you won't want to miss. You can check out the local talent at Gould Theater, Castro Theatre, and Marsh Theater.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to San Francisco State University and Golden Gate Park. You might also stop by University of California San Francisco, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from San Francisco Zoo, or Twin Peaks which is 3.3 mi (5.4 km) away.