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
    9.31155 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bridge, Popular
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesArtsy

    Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most popular destinations in the world for travelers. Many people come to the special viewing areas in the north or south ...

  • 2
    Alcatraz Island

    Alcatraz Island

    Ranked #2 overall in San Francisco things to do
    9.1533 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Historic Site, Popular
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    Great look into the history of the island and prison. The audio tour is a must do for anyone going. Prepare to do a lot of walking...

  • 3
    Fisherman's Wharf

    Fisherman's Wharf

    Ranked #3 overall in San Francisco things to do
    8.2584 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood, Popular
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesOutdoorsy

    Typical tourist stuff but still a lot of fun. This city is so culturally diverse thanks to its acceptance of foreigners, that there is always a new and excited event ...

  • 4
    Pier 39

    Pier 39

    Ranked #4 overall in San Francisco things to do
    8.4386 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Landmark, Pier, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyHistory

    This was my husband and I first time in San Francisco. We actually enjoyed Pier 39. You get a pretty good view of Alcatraz in the background. We took pictures ...

  • 5
    AT&T Park

    AT&T Park

    Ranked #5 overall in San Francisco things to do
    9.2313 reviews
    Sports, Baseball Stadium
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyNightlife

    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
    8.6322 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
    8.4339 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Landmark
    Popular withFamiliesLuxuryOutdoorsy

    It's a place for gathering in SF. I like how the ads dates what is happening during the period you photograph.

  • 8
    California Academy of Sciences

    California Academy of Sciences

    Ranked #8 overall in San Francisco things to do
    9.3273 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Planetarium, Science Museum, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamiliesStudentsHistory

    World’s greenest museum with a planetarium, natural history museum, aquarium, scientific research program and 4 story living rain forest with 1.7 million native plant species.

  • 9
    Ferry Building Marketplace

    Ferry Building Marketplace

    Ranked #9 overall in San Francisco things to do
    9.0284 reviews
    Shopping, Market, Shopping Center
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesTrendsters

    Super cute place with lots of shops and eateries to choose from. Grab a coffee from outside and head on in.

  • 10
    The San Francisco Cable Car

    The San Francisco Cable Car

    Ranked #10 overall in San Francisco things to do
    9.0269 reviews
    Transportation, Popular
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureHistory

    So here’s me faking like I rode the cable car in San Francisco. It’s definitely a touristy thing to do, but the lines are ridiculously long. I purchased my ticket ...

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