11 mentions in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in S.F.?
Andy H. said, "...Presidio, I would do the following: Rent bikes from Sports BasementBike by Crissy Field and check out the views of the Golden Gate Bridge Coffee break at Warming Hut Cafe and Torpedo Wharf Bike up to Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion and across the..." See More
Nisah C. said, "...Instead of "traps", let's say, "iconic"...Other iconic destinations that are worth the visit are the Painted Ladies and of course the Golden Gate Bridge. The are not really in the walking area of right downtown, and I don't know what kind of..." See More
Konrad W. said, "...explore a few boutiques, and wander into Chinatown if you have time. Then, these are 2 tourist sites you can't miss: Golden Gate Bridge (either go to the bridge or check it out the views from Baker Beach): This 1.7 mile long bridge..." See More
Bailey K. said, "...gives you a good quick-view of the city. In the wharf, you can see the seals, Pier 39, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge! This spot just has a great view of the water and great choices for seafood. There is just..." See More
Fritzi L. said, "...Hop off bus. Get the bus on the Embarcadero Center and in a few hours you can see the whole city: Golden Gate Bridge, Cliff House, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate Park, Twin Peaks, the Castro, Civic Center, Union Square, San Francisco Chinatown,..." See More
Paulette H. said, "...hop on hop off bus tour! You get a very good over view of the city and a ride across the Golden Gate Bridge. We also did a night tour which showed you different sights. You then have a choice of going..." See More
mary t. said, "...have time for more than one of these things. I recommend that you start the day walking half way across the Golden Gate Bridge (about an hour), then we like to walk around Union Square and eat lunch, catch a cable car down..." See More
Spencer S. said, "...lot of that when doing the tour. You go to Fisherman's Wharfto take the boat and then you get views of Golden Gate Bridge from the boat ride and on the island. I lived in San Francisco for a couple years and that..." See More
Cynthia C. said, "...compact city. I love the Palace of Fine Arts. Check out a photo on line. It's beautiful. It's also close to Golden Gate Bridge. And you could also visit Fort Point National Historic Site at the base of the bridge, close to..." See More
9 mentions in Free things to do in San Francisco?
Andy H. said, "...Organ, look at the kinda creepy Goldsworthy Spire, take a walk through the peaceful San Francisco National Cemetery, walk on the Golden Gate Bridge, walk through the Palace of Fine Arts, and go for a jog near Crissy Field. Here's the tour..." See More
C C. said, "...free Mon-Fri (check times) using the shuttle bus Presidio (picks up in two places downtown), then you can get to the Golden Gate Bridge, Ocean Beach, etc from the around the park free shuttle. A great hike/trail to follow is the one..." See More
Gloria B. said, "...Walk Pier 39, walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, visit City Lights Bookstore on Columbus Street in North Beach, go to Haight-Ashbury, Cha Cha Cha on the corner of Haight-Ashbury has great sangrias and Caribbean food...." See More
Cara W. said, "...from the more touristy areas, you can find rental bikes and hit Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach, or across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito (a bit of a workout!). Or catch the ferry across to Angel Island, which is fantastic for..." See More
J Y. said, "...Bike across Golden Gate Bridge, go up to Sausalito and take the ferry back. Stroll around Farm Market at Ferry building. Surprise to see such a wide variety of unique goods you can hardly find around the city. Plenty for you to..." See More
Fritzi L. said, "...the San Francisco Ferry Bldg - San Francisco Pier 48. Once you have your pass, you can ride up to the Golden Gate Bridge and around the city. The muni is the public transit system, which runs both on the streets and underground...." See More
mary t. said, "...Lots of free things to do! My two favorites are going to Golden Gate Park and Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge! It's also fun to walk through San Francisco Chinatown...." See More
Peter R. said, "...Check out one of the many parks like Golden Gate Park. walking the Golden Gate Bridge is also for free. Walk along Fisherman's Wharf or go to Union Square. At the top of Macy's is a Cheesecake Factory, where you have a great..." See More
9 mentions in What I can't miss in San Francisco in 4 days?
Caroline D. said, "...Bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito or Tiburon- Get lunch and drinks at Bar Bocce (Bar Bocce) for the former or at Sam's Anchor Cafe (Sam's) for the latter. Both spots have outdoor seating, good food, a cool vibe, and beautiful view..." See More
Elizabeth W. said, "...eat an Italian meal at whatever place smells best in North Beach. And sure, take a selfie in front of the Golden Gate Bridge (which is much easier to do if you're not too close to it)...." See More
Phil L. said, "...which is the Italian area of the city. One of the famous California Missions, Mission Dolores. Take a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge and then grab a cab and go down to Sausalito and take the ferry back to the city. SOMA..." See More
Kristi .. said, "...weather, rent a bike and ride around the Presidio, Crissy Field, the Marina District and Marshall's Beach and then across the Golden Gate Bridge. Visit the Ferry Building Marketplace farmer's market on Saturday for breakfast (beautiful view of the Bay Bridge), arts..." See More
Polly R. said, "...Aquatic Park/Ghiradelli Square, Marina District, Palace of Fine Arts, and Fort Point National Historic Site. It can be really windy at Golden Gate Bridge, but at same time not too windy right beneath it at Fort point. Also, if you do have..." See More
Sean K. said, "...nice place to visit, but I never eat there. Golden Gate Park is pleasant. Even if it's foggy, it's fun. The Golden Gate Bridge is iconic, and for good reason. If you enjoy architecture seek out the Painted Ladies; the brightly decorated Victorian..." See More
Krista G. said, "...However, here's a shortlist of some can't-miss faves: Visit Palace of Fine Arts at nightTake a $15 boat ride under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz . You can find these individually owned boats right across from Joe's Crab Shack Fishermans Wharf..." See More
Sharyn m. said, "...own "favorite"...Pier 39 upper level anywhere at sunset, with a great drink in hand - watch the sun set behind the Golden Gate Bridge! Best way to top off a day in S.F. I'm 71 & have been visiting there since I..." See More
5 mentions in Best views in San Francisco?
Spencer S. said, "...Gate Bridge, I like Lands End, which is a great little trail around the sea cliffs. For the other side of Golden Gate Bridge I love Battery Spencer, which has great views of the city as well. The hills and steps around 16th..." See More
Cara W. said, "...of downtown from across the water. The Presidio has a ton of trails that put you in great view of the Golden Gate Bridge: Lands End (Mile Rock Beach), China Beach. The tee box on hole 17 at Lincoln Park is fantastic..." See More
Jillian G. said, "...I was recently in SF and loved the views from Fort Point National Historic Site. You really can't beat the Golden Gate Bridge pics you can snap here. Also, Top of the Mark is one of my favorite cocktail bars atop the Mark..." See More
4 mentions in Best area for photos of the Golden Gate?
Krista G. said, "...Alcatraz Island gives you a great opportunity to snap the bridge - either from the island or during the ferry ride.The Golden Gate Bridge itself. Rent a bike (I recommend Blazing Saddles), drive, or walk across!Boat: The best $20 you can spend -..." See More
Leonard L. said, "...Cross the Golden Gate Bridge into Sausalito. As others have mentioned, the little rest area on the other side affords wonderful shots not just of the bridge, but of the city as well...." See More
Renate F. said, "...My favorite spot for a sunrise photo of the Golden Gate Bridge is the Marin Headlands because you're looking east and will have not only the bridge but the San Francisco skyline in view (unless there's fog but that's beautiful, too).My favorite spot..." See More
Sabrina G. said, "...Once you cross the Golden Gate Bridge, theres this little area to rest and go to the bathroom. Once you're up there you can find plenty of amazing places to snap a picture...." See More
Peter D. said, "...a chance, stop in Big Sur. It's gorgeous. Best view of San Francisco is from the Marin Headlands, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. Hang out in Golden Gate Park. Bring rollerblades. Seriously. If you have a car in SF, take a..." See More
Erick C. said, "...Nice! You definitely need to go to Sausalito and walk through the Golden Gate Bridge. The bars at The Castro are very cool. You just need to take care and choose a good hotel with good location and private transportation services like..." See More
Phil L. said, "... Golden Gate Bridge you can rent bikes and bike across it, then ride down to Sausalito and take the ferry back to the city. Alcatraz, book tickets in advance to get best times or not be turned away due to closed bookings. Union..." See More
4 mentions in Top things to see in San Francisco & San Jose?
Phil L. said, "...Golden Gate Park especially the Japanese Tea Garden would make my list, and the third would be to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. You should get many more answers and then you will have a difficult time deciding which to visit,..." See More
Michael M. said, "...San Francisco 1. Golden Gate Bridge- First, drive across or walk across (for Maximum experience...and work out) the bridge. Then, from the other side (Marin area ). You can relax and hangout the Vista Point view of the City, Alcatraz, Angel Island..." See More
David D. said, "...Rd the view of the bridge + city is amazing). Rent a bike at pier 39 and you can cross the Golden Gate Bridge on bike (weather and wind permitting). In San Jose, well it's not as much as a place for tourism..." See More
4 mentions in What to do with 1 day in San Francisco?
Blair S. said, "...Watch the sunset on the other side (Marin County side) of the Golden Gate Bridge. If you have a car, you can drive across the bridge then up to the top of the tallest hill looking back at the city. It's an..." See More
Gil W. said, "...market street to Fisherman's Wharf. But then unless you want to eat at McDonald's with a naked weirdo drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County. You could go to Sausalito for a while, visit Mount Tamalpais and you can make sand..." See More
Rashel N. said, "...off to the left when you reach the end of Marina Green. From there I would finally make the push to Golden Gate Bridge. You can also do this in reverse if you don't feel like walking through all of Fisherman's warf...." See More
Devon N. said, "...Admittedly touristy, but fun to see. There is a great waterfront park in front of ghiradelli square with great bay and Golden Gate Bridge views. From there walk up Columbus ave to get a feel for little Italy. You can veer off into..." See More
4 mentions in 3 Months in SF
Mimi W. said, "...grab a sandwich from Lucca Delicatessen, walk over to Crissy Field. Go rock climbing Planet Granite with a view to the Golden Gate Bridge, then dinner Chotto for some great izakaya and ramen. Then you should definitely take some trips up north..." See More
Kim W. said, "...To me, the most interesting place here is a visit underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. The norm is to go over it but seldomly do you get to go under it. You really get a feel for it's size. You can go..." See More
Elliott L. said, "...Sciences De Young Museum San Francisco Museum of Modern Art San Francisco Chinatown North Beach Lands End Exploratorium Ferry Building Marketplace Golden Gate Bridge Sausalito Mission District..." See More
amery c. said, "...my friends. During my stay i used to stay in Hotel Nikko San Francisco. It was a luxurious and comfortable stay. Golden Gate Bridge is a famous attraction I will suggest you to must spend some hours in walk on it. Walking is..." See More
3 mentions in Best things to see between San Francisco and Petaluma
Andy H. said, "...do in SF so I'll just focus on the things you can do North of the city. Once you're over the Golden Gate Bridge, try to stop by the town of Sausalito. There are some great restaurants with amazing views of the..." See More
Andrea A. said, "...Here are my favorites: 1. Giant redwoods Muir Woods Visitor Center 2. Stinson Beach 3. Golden Gate Bridge 4. Alcatraz 5. Forbes Island (Don't tell your kids what's happening! The looks on their faces will be priceless as you go up to an..." See More
3 mentions in Weekend in San Fran- what should I do?
Cleon K. said, "...In no particular order: Drive or take a bus over the Golden Gate Bridge. Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion (before you cross) for views.San Francisco Chinatown: SF has an amazing Chinatown with lots of original food.Marin Headlands: A hilly peninsula..." See More
Miklos P. said, "...Francisco and the Golden Gate - this is where they film all those shots in movies of San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge (it’s called Battery Spencer). Google “Conzelman Road” on Google Maps to see the area we mean. You can see..." See More
Daisy M. said, "...don't live near SF any more, but would definitely recommend seeing San Francisco Chinatown and the Palace of Fine Artsnear the Golden Gate Bridge, a gorgeous building built for a world's fair in the early 1900s and a great place to walk..." See More
3 mentions in San Francisco - Top things to do with a teenager?
Dee B. said, "...to focus on her activities, I'd say the HOHO (Hop On Hop Off) bus first to hit the tourist highlights (e.g., Golden Gate Bridge) and ride the Cable Car. Then concentrate on Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 39 areas for entertainment. If you have enough..." See More
Kristal S. said, "...check out Kokkari Estiatorio - amazing greek food. Reservations highly recommended. For sights to see/ things to do: - Walk the Golden Gate Bridge- Drive to the north side of the bridge and go to Marin Headlands - one of my favorite..." See More
Tiffany W. said, "...along the Pacific side. Her favorite is Baker Beach because of the view of the bridge. She loves walking across the Golden Gate Bridge too and exploring the bunkers and hiking along the Marin Headlands. Yes, Alcatraz is amazing, but it books up..." See More
3 mentions in Looking for 2-3 cheap, and fun activities in the SF area
Amy M. said, "...Sausalito, or take the ferry right back to SF. (Seriously, to me, the ride itself is worth it).4) Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. It's so beautiful!5) Take a stroll around Golden Gate Park; LOTS to see there. The Japanese Gardens are..." See More
3 mentions in Must go in SF- non touristy and touristy?
Jo L. said, "...its Pier 39 or something, you can't miss it). Rent a bike and bike around the whole bay and over the Golden Gate Bridge -- then keep biking into Sausalito, have lunch in the gorgeous Italian town and take the ferry back to..." See More
Jillian G. said, "...Hi Jacinda, As a frequent visitor, I personally love the view from Hoppers Hands where you can get close to Golden Gate Bridge. I'd also make sure you head to Mission District for some authentic burritos and eats as well as shopping...." See More
AJ J. said, "...outdoor art installations that you might trip over if you're not looking while on a hike. Golden Gate Park and the Golden Gate Bridge are so essential that almost every answer here has mentioned them...including mine! A fun route for you to take..." See More
2 mentions in Must do things in SF for a 5 day trip?
Emi D. said, "...Fun!! Be sure to bike the Golden Gate Bridge, have a sundae at Ghiradelli Square, explore Chestnut St, and walk around the Palace of Fine Arts. Eat at farm:table and Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in little Italy!!! See more suggestions here! http://www.welltraveledwife.com/2013/01/c-guide-to-san-francisco.html And..." See More
Renate F. said, "...hoping to see in San Francisco? There are a few fun things to do that are iconic such as viewing the Golden Gate Bridge, visiting Alcatraz, taking in Fisherman's Wharf, perhaps riding a Cable Car, and driving down Lombard Street "the crookedest..." See More
Thomas D. said, "...Cable Car will take you to these San Francisco destinations: Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, Yerba Buena Gardens, Civic Center, Yoshi's Oakland, Golden Gate Bridge, Mission District, Ocean Beach From SF Ferry Building or Fishermans Wharf, take the Sausalito ferry that crosses the..." See More
2 mentions in San Francisco Hidden Gems
Lynn F. said, "...the night tour of Alcatraz... usually you have to book well in advance, but worth a try. A walk across the Golden Gate Bridge is cool... and I do mean cool! Dress warmly!..." See More
Sharyn m. said, "...Square, Chinatown San Francisco. Take the CableCar down to Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 grab a short bus tour - across the Golden Gate Bridge (or drive it). You'll run out of time before you run out of things to see...." See More
2 mentions in Best activities for tweens in San Francisco?
John S. said, "...to Sausalito and have lunch. Take a cruise of the bay. Walk out on or across and back on the the Golden Gate Bridge. Go to the San Francisco Ferry Bldg and then take an old street car over to Fisherman's Wharf..." See More
Ashleen R. said, "...Going biking on the Golden Gate Bridge is awesome, Union Square is great for shopping, Go car's are now booming very popular to tour around in, Fisherman's Wharf has a rocket boat which is super fun!..." See More
Tiffany W. said, "...the old Sutro Baths, then explore the Presidio and Baker Beach. If you can find parking, you can walk across the Golden Gate Bridge. There are gorgeous views from both sides. If you love street art, go to the The Castro and..." See More
Kim W. said, "...Bridge from SF there are a few wonderful places to visit. World renown Sausalito is there. Find your way under the Golden Gate Bridge for a spectacular, often unseen view of it. Find your way over to the Marin Headlands from there for..." See More
2 mentions in San Fransisco: Where to Stay, What to See
Peter R. said, "...a nice stroll through the city. It's worth walking around, every street and alley has its own flair. What to see: Golden Gate Bridge Lombard Street 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project since you have a car drive up to Twin Peaks. Check it..." See More
mary t. said, "...sea. Nothing will be cheap in San Francisco but it is worth it in my opinion. You can't miss walking the Golden Gate Bridge, it's always my favorite day. We love the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, delicious food and fun trinkets. Golden..." See More
2 mentions in Best way to show San Francisco to a first time visitor?
David L. said, "...an old military bunkers, and get a good overview of natural beauty north of San Francisco. Take 101 North, cross the Golden Gate Bridge, take the 2nd exit (right after the visitor center exit), hang a left, and keep going uphill...." See More
Zafer Y. said, "...Lands End (Hike) Muir Woods (Hike) Lots of Redwoods here Sausalito / Tiburon (Nice drive) Bike on Golden Gate Bridge (touristy) Napa / Sonoma: Plan to visit two wineries per day. Mission district / Valencia street between 14th and 24th st. Ferry Building..." See More
2 mentions in Where to go in SF this weekend?
Krista G. said, "...Mays Plaza is nearby.Crissy Field is a beautiful place that locals love. It will give you awesome views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. The popular Ghiradelli Square isn't too far away if you walk along Marina Blvd and through Fort..." See More
jessica j. said, "...just chill. It's such a big park it's great to ride around in and see everything. Biking along the water from Golden Gate Bridge to the ferry building is a great (and easier) ride. It's a flat bike path and a nice way..." See More
2 mentions in What to do for a day and a half in San Francisco?
Krista G. said, "...like Palace of Fine Arts, Presidio and Yoda Fountain, as well as Crissy Field - which provides great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.North Beach is very close to the Marina and will give you easy access to Ghiradelli Square, Pier..." See More
Kristal S. said, "...well. I would definitely suggest getting off at Golden Gate Park, if it's a nice day you can get off at Golden Gate Bridge and walk a little across the bridge and come back, you can also visit the area around the bridge..." See More
2 mentions in Scenic place to watch boats in SF?
Marc T. said, "...an outside deck and watching all of the boating activity, but you will also pass all of the SF Bay icons... Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, etc. An additional twist is to schedule return from Tiburon during sunset. What can go..." See More
Valerie A. said, "...Hey Kate! I love heading over to Fort Mason. You get a gorgeous view of the bay, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge. Tip: when you get to Fort Mason, the best spot to watch the boats is at the Festival Pavilion...." See More
Lynn F. said, "...Take a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge (dress warmly); if you do the motorcycle thing, go to Point Reyes; hike on Angel Island; Alcatraz is almost a must... very interesting (the night tour must be arranged in advance, but I hear its..." See More
Tiffany W. said, "...or continue through the Presidio towards Baker Beach for one of the best views on the San Fran side of the Golden Gate Bridge. There's an old Fort just below the bridge at the Fort Point National Historic Site where you can..." See More
2 mentions in So much to see and do, so little time.
Andy H. said, "...great food and some amazing views of the city. I also have other tours designed for Haight-Ashbury, the Presidio and the Golden Gate Bridge, and one coming up for Oakland. Those will be coming out in the next few weeks...." See More
Judy J. said, "...Take a bike ride over the Golden Gate Bridge with Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals to Sausalito. Don't worry about going on to Tiburon (it's not memorable, except to say it's hard to find your way there, and that it's not very pretty). Catch..." See More
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Zach W. said, "...city. Some parts to check out include Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz, Ferry Building, Marina District, Union Square, Hayes Valley, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Fillmore St, Haight-Ashbury, Mission District. Here is a website that shows all of the neighborhoods. http://www.sfgate.com/neighborhoods/ North of..." See More
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