Top Things to Do in San Francisco

Among Top Things to Do in San Francisco are traveling to Little Italy, colorful Asia and even Little Russia.

In San Francisco the only thing more abundant than the bay views, are the cultural diversity and international restaurants with cuisines from all over the world.

San Francisco is not one of those cities about which you could say “myths and legends have been passed down here for thousands of years”… No, not really.  San Francisco was founded in 1776, and this year the city celebrates its 240-year anniversary. Let’s have a look at…

The most fun things to do in San Francisco


On one of your San Francisco tours catch a world-famous Cable Car and get to the streets with small restaurants, where an exquisite wines will remind you of France. Make sure you have enough time to explore every corner of the city that you will never forget.

Taking a break from work, loud and stuffy cities or just a boring everyday routine, get a head start at Lands end. Its trail opens breathtaking views to the Ocean and a Golden Gate Bridge, which will quickly top your list of favorite places in the world. Here you can feel the breeze, inhale fresh air, hear the waves constantly approaching the shore, watch birds and just relax. Taking a little walk along the ocean you get to Sutro Baths, which used to be a public swimming pool, and now are the ruins surrounded by the water. There is an amazing world-known restaurant called Cliff House with ocean views where you can enjoy you meal or drink in style.

Explore more fun and exciting view of San Francisco’s iconic spots via these 9 San Francisco Hotels with Perfect Golden Gate Bridge Views listed by HotelsCombined.

Things to do in SF

Cable Car

One of the biggest must see attractions of San Francisco is a Golden Gate Park. Just for you to know, every park in San Francisco is a small city, which can be of a huge interest for adults as well as for children. This park is situated on a territory of 400 hectares. It offers a wide range of activities and most visitors come back the second day to find more things to be surprised with. There are museums, thematic gardens, windmills, children playgrounds, boathouses, a tennis court, a baseball field, and even a dog run. There are also ten lakes where you can ride catamaran or rent a boat. The most popular is Stow Lake. It has Strawberry Hill with a wonderful view to the city and a waterfall with a lot of birds singing their magic bird songs.

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Little Russia in San Francisco

For those who are into nature, flowers, plants, woods and ponds, the most exciting place to go – is a San Francisco Botanical Garden. It is divided into many areas, each having its own purpose or representing a different country.

Located right in the center of San Francisco Twin Peaks is one of the world’s most stunning observation spots. If its not foggy this never-ending canvas of small houses, high business blocks, roads, trees, hills and waters take you far away from all of your worries, and you just stand there breathless realizing how happy and touched you are.

Getting to the Northeastern part of San Francisco, soaking up the ambiance of a crowded, but very friendly port area – Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39 can take you into the atmosphere of a non-stopping life full of happiness and joy: loads of smiley people, restaurants and small shops with souvenirs. Not far from the Pier is Ferry Building Marketplace with all its jewelry, clothing and food shops opening its doors for visitors on the weekends.

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Scenic vistas in San Francisco

On the list of the most popular things to do, San Francisco has a distinct specialty. Quite an experience would be a visit to a popular island, which was also a security prison for most dangerous criminals for over 28 years – Alcatraz, top attraction in San Francisco.

Hold your secrets in at Alcatraz, and let them out after a wine tasting in Napa Valley.

As a final and a bright completion to your journey can be the time spent in downtown. San Francisc

o Memorial Opera House would be a magnificent place to have a so-called “cultural” night out, as well as a big range of museums like Exploratorium, Asian Art Museum, Museum of the African Diaspora – for a quick visit on a one day tour in San Francisco.

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San Francisco downtown

For special concerts and performances search for Great American Music Hall – the oldest and grandest club with remarkable interior design. For loader music, dancing and a more fun places for youngsters find Mighty, Bootie SF or more spacious and glamorous Ruby Skye nightclub. Union Square is a must see and very attractive for tourists with its biggest shopping malls like Macy’s and Nordstrom as well as high-end boutiques in all the streets around.

San Fransisco Giant Stadium – or AT&T Park – with its classic design was chosen to welcome sport oriented population or just fun-lovers and be a great completion of a short visit to the most fabulous city in California.

Take coffee seriously in San Francisco, it’s really good here, and the number of coffee shops in SF will make you want to dig deep into the history of coffee culture.

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San Francisco coffee

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