Things to do in San Francisco

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    Golden Gate Bridge

    Golden Gate Bridge

    Ranked #1 overall in San Francisco things to do
    1138 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bridge, Popular
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesHistory

    Although we mis-timed our trip and couldn't go for a bike ride across the bridge, the views were stunning from the view points near Sacilito.

  • 2
    Alcatraz Island

    Alcatraz Island

    Ranked #2 overall in San Francisco things to do
    529 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Historic Site, Popular
    Popular withHistoryAdventureFamilies

    I highly recommend visiting Alcatraz! It's not only full of history, but it's thrilling. I highly recommend going at night. Also, the audio tour is very important and adds greatly ...

  • 3
    Fisherman's Wharf

    Fisherman's Wharf

    Ranked #3 overall in San Francisco things to do
    578 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighbourhood, Popular
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Fun place to come and check out all of the shops, the street performers, and all the hoopla.

  • 4
    Pier 39

    Pier 39

    Ranked #4 overall in San Francisco things to do
    379 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Landmark, Pier, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyFoodies

    Definitely a major tourist spot but is a must when visiting the city. Plenty of place to eat, places to game, and plenty of sea lions.

  • 5
    AT&T Park

    AT&T Park

    Ranked #5 overall in San Francisco things to do
    313 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    Let's go Giants! Vamos Gigantes! Since the park itself is quite small. Any seats are good seats that provide great views

  • 6
    Lombard Street

    Lombard Street

    Ranked #6 overall in San Francisco things to do
    318 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyAdventure

    You should go twice! Once during the day to see it and once at night to drive down it when it’s not crowded with tourists!

  • 7
    Union Square

    Union Square

    Ranked #7 overall in San Francisco things to do
    335 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesLuxuryOutdoorsy

    Nice park to take a break but surrounded by lots of stores if shopping is your mission.

  • 8
    California Academy of Sciences

    California Academy of Sciences

    Ranked #8 overall in San Francisco things to do
    269 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Planetarium, Science Museum, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesStudentsHistory

    I loved my experience here. Beautiful ocean life at every corner. Very relaxing and enjoyable experience for the whole family.

  • 9
    Ferry Building Marketplace

    Ferry Building Marketplace

    Ranked #9 overall in San Francisco things to do
    281 reviews
    Shopping, Market, Shopping Centre
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesHipsters

    This place is a foodies delight. Lots of fun shops selling high end, artisinal chocolates, fancy mushrooms, organic meats, etc. There are a handful of restaurants here, including MarketBar with ...

  • 10
    Riding a Cable Car

    Riding a Cable Car

    Ranked #10 overall in San Francisco things to do
    264 reviews
    Transportation, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureHistory

    A classic San Francisco experience, and one that should never be missed! Just watch out for those long lines.

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