22+1 things to do in San Francisco

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San Francisco is a city where each neighborhood has a personality. If you are an art-loving type, you can enjoy the finest modern and contemporary art; if you are a food-loving type you can find the most excellent cuisine. If you love to explore the culture and the history of a town, San Francisco is the right place.

If you visit San Francisco find out 22+1 things to do for an unforgettable trip.


  1. Hop On Hop Off Big Bus San Francisco

A classic Tour for 1 Day costs around $55

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California Academy of Sciences

  1. California Academy of Sciences

A planetarium, a natural history museum, an aquarium, and a four-story rainforest are all in one place. The cost is around $39.95.

You can find it in the address, Golden Gate Park, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118,
United States

  1. Bridge 2 Bridge Cruise

A 90-minute cruise that allows you to view San Francisco’s skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge, the sea lions of Treasure Island, and the famous Alcatraz prison.  It costs around $44, and you can arrange it in the address, Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

  1. Madame Tussauds

If you want to meet famous figures of the past and present you can visit the Madame Tussauds museum. The entrance is around $25, and the address is 145 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

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The San Francisco Dungeon

  1. The San Francisco Dungeon

A part-theatrical performance which travels you back to the olden days in San Francisco. The cost is around $35. The address is 145 Jefferson St Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

  1. Aquarium of the Bay

Get close to more than 20,000 marine animals with a cost around to $28. You can find it in PIER 39, The Embarcadero & Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

  1. Redwoods and Wine Country: Napa and Sonoma

Walk under 1,000-year-old Redwoods, the world’s tallest trees and enjoy wine tasting in California’s vineyards. Don’t forget to get some photos at the Golden Gate Bridge for photos.

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Redwoods and Wine Country: Napa and Sonoma

  1. Yosemite National Park, Giant Sequoias

A whole day to explore, marveling at the Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and amazing Giant Sequoia trees before returning to San Francisco.

  1. San Francisco Zoo Admission

The San Francisco Zoo is a 100-acre zoo located in the southwestern corner of San Francisco. The entrance fee is around $25. Address: Sloat Blvd & Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 94132, United States

  1. Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning the Golden Gate. Address: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, USA

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The Golden Gate Bridge

  1. Alcatraz Island

We are sure that you would like to take the opportunity to visit Alcatraz Island to explore the military fortification, the military prison, and the federal prison.

  1. Fisherman’s Wharf

Spend time to Fisherman’s Wharf, which is one of the city’s busiest tourist areas. You can find restaurants with the finest cuisine, but it is also a link to arrange your tours.

  1. Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park consists of 1,017 acres and is 20% larger than New York’s central park. There is a lot of sightseeing to see, such as the de Young Museum but you can also enjoy its most beautiful gardens, hills, lakes, etc. Check here 10 things you can do.

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Pier 39 District

  1. Pier 39

Time for shopping and leisure! Pier 39 is a shopping center and popular tourist attraction including shops, restaurants, a video arcade, street performances, the Aquarium of the Bay, virtual 3D rides, and views of California sea lions hauled out on docks on Pier 39’s marina. The address is The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

  1. Union Square

Union Square is a 2.6-acre plaza, and it is the most visited neighborhood. A central shopping, hotels, restaurants and theatres surround the plaza for several blocks.  The square is also ideal for the nightlife. The address is Union Square Garage – 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

  1. Chinatown

A worth visit is to one of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S. Located in the Grant Avenue, includes restaurants, bakeries, souvenir shops, cocktail lounges, and karaoke bars.  You will also find ornate temples, including the landmark Tien How, as well as the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum.

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Union Square

  1. The Palace of Fine Arts

Let’s admire some art. The Palace of Fine Arts is a monumental structure which exhibits works of art. Address: 3601 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123, USA

  1. Twin Peaks

Here, you can enjoy the view of San Francisco. The Twin Peaks is a grassy 64-acre hilltop park which offers you a spectacular view of the Bay Area. It can be found in 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

  1. The Original Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop at Ghirardelli Square

Shops and restaurants fill this 3-level landmark former chocolate factory near Fisherman’s Wharf.  The address is 900 North Point St Suite 52, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA

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San Francisco Cruises

  1. Baker Beach

You deserve some rest in the beach after all these sightseeing

  1. San Francisco City Hall

Pay a visit to San Francisco City Hall at 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

  1. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Do you like modern art? In San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, you will find 29,000 pieces of work on display, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, and architecture. The location is 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103,

  1. Events in San Francisco

As in any other destination, you can find various events that take place in San Francisco. Check out the schedule.


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