San Francisco's best things to do. Golden Gate Bridge A beautiful bridge to walk, roller-blade, bike, or just view from your car. Don't miss the natural beauty of the Presidio at the San Francisco end of the bridge for windsurfing, jogging, sunning, and more...
Fisherman's Wharf Everybody who visits wants to come to this San Francisco landmark gone sour. Not worth more than 30 minutes of your time -- major tourist trap featuring the Pier 39 shopping mall. Watch out for the clam chowder (we review every vendor).
Napa Valley Vineyards The world's premier wine growing region is a great way to enjoy sunshine on the best Napa winery tours or ride the Napa Valley Wine Train.
Alcatraz Island Alcatraz Island prison is one of the best things to do in San Francisco-- that you should not miss. Alcatraz can be reached and viewed by Alcatraz boat tours, ferries,and sailing charters. Make sure to buy Alcatraz tickets early as they sell out weeks in advance.
Golden Gate Park This beautiful, large & safe park, located in the more remote western area of the city includes a new deYoung Art Museumand miles of paths. Check out our features on the Conservatory of Flowers and Japanese Tea Garden.
49 Mile Drive Map If you like to sit in your car, in traffic -- for 4+ hours, this is the activity for you. Every San Francisco site in an excruciatingly slow drive around the square of the 7 x 7 mile city.
Giants Baseball See a Giants baseball game at AT&T Park on the waterfront! Home runs go into San Francisco Bay.
Coit Tower Coit Tower has amazing 360 degree views of San Francisco, and is a healthy walk up from North Beach or the Wharf.
Museums San Francisco has some of the top science and art museums in the U.S. Our museum guide breaks down the right spots with prices and hours.
Lombard Crooked Street Lombard Street is so crooked, it must be seen to be believed. Plan to park and see it, as traffic jams are frequent to drive it...
Cable Cars Everybody who visits wants to come to this San Francisco landmark gone sour. Not worth more than 30 minutes of your time -- major tourist trap featuring the Pier 39 shopping mall. Watch out for the clam chowder (we review every vendor).
Chinatown It's a visit to the bustle of China with great restaurants, and shops. Very walkable and near North Beach's "Little Italy" district.
Union Square If you really must shop, go here -- but you may want to avoid the hordes of pushy crowds. The 2nd biggest tourist trap in the City with the San Francisco shopping center.
Muir Woods Enjoy the enchanting beauty of Muir Woods ancient Redwoods... One of the best, must-do San Francisco things to do.
Best Beaches San Francisco doesn't have the warmest beaches - but we've found five of the most beautiful ones...
North Beach One of San Francisco's best neighborhoods to walk around in, although "touristy". Get the feel of Italy in a whirlwind day around San Francisco...
Ghiradelli Square San Francisco's best chocolate at the site of historic factory - Ghiradelli Square. Try the Jelly Belly Factory a nearby drive from San Francisco too...