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San Francisco City Guide: 9 Attractions Near EV Charging Stations

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Sep 17, 2021

The Ultimate San Francisco City Guide for EV Drivers: 9 Attractions Near EV Charging Stations

A diverse and bustling Northern California city, San Francisco is an area unlike any other. Steep hills and colorful Victorian houses add to the city’s rich and unique character. There are endless hidden gems across the city, nestled among the more well-known landmarks of San Francisco.

Visiting San Francisco wouldn't be complete without setting eyes on iconic locations like the Golden Gate Bridge or famous Fisherman’s Wharf. Keep your electric vehicle (EV) charged up and ready to take on these adventures by using EVgo's public fast charging stations conveniently located throughout the city.

With this helpful guide, you can explore all that San Francisco has to offer while conveniently charging your Nissan EV.

Local Attractions in San Francisco

Whether you’re interested in spending a day relaxing in a neighborhood park, attempting a hole-in-one, or partaking in some retail therapy, charging your electric car while visiting San Francisco's local attractions has never been easier.

Presidio Golf Course

  • Reviews: 4.4/5

  • Price: $$$$

  • Address: 300 Finley Rd, San Francisco, CA 94129

Before teeing off at Presidio Golf Course, swing into Lucky to grab some cold refreshments while you charge up in the parking lot. Find snacks, sunscreen, and everything else you’ll need for a day on the scenic 18-hole course.

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Serramonte Main Library

  • Reviews: 4.4/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 40 Wembley Dr, Daly City, CA 94015

Spend a quiet afternoon wandering the aisles at Serramonte Main Library searching for your next captivating book. As one of the largest libraries in Daly City with a collection of over 100,000 books, time will seem to fade away as you immerse yourself in a novel.

Charging Site:

Westlake Shopping Center

  • Reviews: 4.2/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: Lake Merced Blvd & John Daly Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015

Westlake Shopping Center has it all: shopping, restaurants, salons, and even a dentist's office. Grab a Starbucks coffee, finish your errands, and charge your EV all in one convenient location.

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Parks in San Francisco with Charging Stations

With over 220 parks sprinkled across the city, there’s no shortage of places to get outdoors and enjoy a day in the sun with friends or family. Here are some of San Francisco's most-loved parks to enjoy while recharging your Nissan electric vehicle.

Sign Hill Park

  • Reviews: 4.6/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 650 Poplar Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Relax at Sign Hill Park and walk among the birds, butterflies, and wildflowers while you charge your electric vehicle at the nearby Miller Avenue Garage. With over 30 acres of open space, Sign Hill Park is one of the largest parks in San Francisco.

Charging Site:

  • Miller Avenue Garage (3-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 329 Miller Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Twin Peaks

  • Reviews: 4.7/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114

Charge at Whole Foods Market’s EVgo station while you grab some refreshments and snacks before visiting the iconic Twin Peaks Park. Known for its spectacular 360-degree views of the Bay Area, this park is a popular tourist destination. Make sure to bring your camera; you'll want to capture this remarkable view.

Charging Site:

  • Whole Foods Market (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector and 3-L2 chargers)

    • Address: 2001 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94114

Piazza Angelo Courtyard

  • Reviews: 4.6/5

  • Price: Free

  • Address: 51-79 8th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Located in the Mid-Market district of San Francisco, this quaint courtyard is the perfect spot to sit outside and have lunch. Here you can also view the tallest sculpture in San Francisco, a 92-foot stainless steel structure named Venus. The EVgo charging station at SOMA Grand is a short walk from this unique courtyard.

Charging Site:

  • SOMA Grand (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

    • Address: 1160 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103

San Bruno Mountain State & County Park

  • Reviews: 4.6/5

  • Price: $

  • Address: 555 Guadalupe Canyon Pkwy, Brisbane, CA 94005

Make a stop at Lucky in Daly City to recharge while you stock up on hiking and picnic supplies for a day at San Bruno Mountain. Explore the vast hiking trails, get some fresh air, and experience sprawling views of San Francisco. The park has numerous activities to enjoy; grill out at one of the barbecue pits or play a game of volleyball.

Charging Site:

  • Lucky (2-50kW with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

    • Address: 6843 Mission St, Daly City, CA 94014

Day Trips from San Francisco

While the city of San Francisco will keep you busy with countless attractions and activities to enjoy, two very unique places located just outside the city offer incredible opportunities for day trips or weekend getaways.

Napa Valley

  • Price: Free

When you think of California, it's hard not to think of wine country. You can experience this region’s claim to fame by visiting Napa Valley, just an hour’s drive from San Francisco. Swing into the Napa Premium Outlets to recharge your car and explore the wide selection of stores like Michael Kors, Banana Republic, and Coach. Then, head out for an exciting day of touring Napa Valley’s finest vineyards or riding the Napa Valley Wine Train!

Charging Site:

  • Napa Premium Outlets (1-50kW with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

    • Address: 629 Factory Stores Dr, Napa, CA 94558

Yosemite National Park

  • Reviews: 4.8/5

  • Price: $

Tucked away in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite National Park is a staple in our country's history. As America’s first established National Park and home to famously ancient sequoia trees, Yosemite is well worth the drive. Stop at the West Valley Mall along the way to charge, stock up on road trip supplies, or grab some last-minute hiking gear before exploring Yosemite.

Charging Site:

  • West Valley Mall (2-50kW with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

    • Address: 3200 Naglee Rd, Tracy, CA 95304

Grocery Stores and Pharmacies in San Francisco with Charging Stations

EVgo fast charging stations are conveniently located at an abundance of grocery stores so that you can charge your vehicle while running daily errands. Here are just a few of San Francisco's grocery and convenience stores that feature EVgo fast charging stations.

Lucky Fulton Market

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Walgreens

  • Charging Site:

    • Walgreens (2-50kW with CHAdeMO connector and 1-L2 charger)

      • Address: 1175 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

Whole Foods Market

  • Charging Site:

    • Whole Foods Market (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

      • Address: 1765 California St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Whole Foods Market

  • Charging Site:

    • Whole Foods Market (2-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

      • Address: 450 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Whole Foods Market

  • Charging Site:

    • Whole Foods Market (4-50kW chargers with CHAdeMO connector)

      • Address: 1150 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, CA 94112

Take On San Francisco with Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo

With EVgo's conveniently located fast charging stations across the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, you can enjoy all the city has to offer without having to worry about your Nissan EV running out of charge. Charging on the go means that your car will always be powered up and ready to take you on your next adventure, wherever it may lead.

For even more charging convenience, Nissan has partnered with EVgo to offer Nissan Energy Perks by EVgo, exclusive to customers purchasing or leasing a qualifying new Nissan Electric Vehicle. Join the program and receive a free charging credit to use at any EVgo or EVgo roaming partner charging station.

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Disclaimers: Google My Business was the source for review information. Each $ is equivalent to roughly $25.

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