Not to be Missed Tourist Attractions
Alamo Square Park offers views of the San Francisco skyline and the Painted Ladies Postcard Row
In addition to housing the famous prison, Alcatraz features some of the most spectacular views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Aquatic Park and the streamline moderne Maritime Museum are part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
Every evening the Bay Lights turn the San Francisco Bay Bridge into a shimmering, mesmerizing nighttime LED light sculpture
Sausalito is a laid-back California town with a Mediterranean vibe on Richardson Bay. North of San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge
1925 Spanish Revival-style building at the park’s western end includes striking WPA frescoes, mosaics, and wood carvings added in 1936-37
A herd of shaggy American Bison (Buffalo) are an unusual but beloved institution that have lived in the park starting in 1892.
Enjoy soaring hilltop views of San Francisco from the seat of a classic cable car!
The California Academy of Sciences is a research institute and natural history museum in San Francisco, California, that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, housing over 46 million specimens.
The Castro rneighborhood remains one of the most prominent symbols of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activism & events in the world
This is one of the oldest and most established Chinatowns in the U.S. Beyond iconic Dragon’s Gate, a bustling maze of streets and alleys brims with dim sum joints and other traditional eateries.
At the lofty height of 210 feet (64 meters), Coit Tower offers unobstructed views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, Angel Island
The Conservatory of Flowers is a greenhouse and botanical garden that houses a collection of rare and exotic plants in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California. With construction having been completed in 1879, it is the oldest building in the park.
Crissy Field was transformed starting in 2001 from a former military airfield into a beloved national park site.
The Dragon Gate is the traditional stone archway greeting visitors to Chinatown since 1970
Dungeness Crab Stands located in the heart of Historic Fisherman's Wharf
Seasonal blooms of colorful tulips in serene surrounds with views of the historic Dutch Windmill.
Two of the newest neighbors on the Embarcadero - The Exploratorium -science, art, and human perception under one roof and the Cruise Ship Terminal wel
The Ferry Building anchors San Francisco to the Bay at the foot of Market Street on the Embarcadero
San Francisco’s #1 tourist destination! Fisherman’s Wharf sign, with a crab emblazoned on a ship’s wheel, is one of the most photographed locations.
The Fishermen’s and Seamen’s Memorial Chapel, a touching tribute to the generations of San Franciscans who have dedicated their lives to the sea.
Fly Fishing at Anglers Lodge is in three serene pools. The rustic mountain-style lodge is home to the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club
Fort Point located under the Southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge
Ghirardelli Square – home of delicious chocolate. An iconic landmark steeped in the history of San Francisco.
San Francisco’s most iconic landmark, the Golden Gate Bridge!
Inside of Golden Gate Park’s 1,017 acres explore and discover gardens, playgrounds, lakes, picnic groves, trails, and monuments, plus an array of world class museums and cultural attractions
Eclectic and funky, the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco unapologetically marches to the beat of its own drum.
3 carousels have been in Golden Gate Park near the Koret Children’s Quarter since the playground opened. The current carousel was built in 1914
Most of the boats berthed at Fisherman’s Wharf belong to a third generation of fishing craft piloted by descendants of the fishermen who have made their livelihoods on the waters of San Francisco Bay for many generations.
San Francisco’s cable cars are symbolic of the charm and distinct flavor of the city. In no other place can you ride a moving national historic monument.
See the Historic sailing ships at Hyde Street Pier. Historic landmark vessels of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, California, is a popular feature of Golden Gate Park, originally built as part of a sprawling World's Fair, the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894.
Experience San Francisco’s Japantown! This six-block district is known for its sushi, traditional massage, shopping and more!
Along the Pacific Ocean Lands End and Ocean Beach offers forested cliff lined shoreline transitioning to 3.5 miles of wind swept beach
Legion of Honor displays a collection of more than 4,000 years of ancient and European art overlooking Lincoln Park and the Golden Gate Bridge
Lombard Street’s 8 world-famous hairpin turns have earned it the nickname the crookedest street in the world
Jedi Master Yoda, maybe the wisest Jedi in the Star Wars universe immortalized in bronze atop a fountain outside Lucasfilm in the Presidio
Located just north of San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge the Marin Headlands is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
The Marina is a picturesque neighborhood of Art Deco structures with nearby Union Street the center of attention in Cow Hollow
Marina Green in San Francisco's Marina District is located between Fort Mason and the Presidio
Mission District is an exuberant, evolving neighborhood with Latino roots. Home to Mission Dolores, the oldest intact building in San Francisco
Located on the Pacific Coast three miles west of Muir Woods, Muir Beach and Muir Beach Overlook should be part of any Marin visit.
Muir Woods National Monument is covered in dense forests of coastal redwoods some almost 1000 years old towering to over 250’ in height.
Murphy Windmill Golden Gate Park
A living tribute to all whose lives have been touched by AIDS, and a dedicated space where people can gather to heal, hope, and remember.
North Beach, a buzzy neighborhood steeped in Italian heritage, draws locals and tourists to its checked-tablecloth trattorias, coffee shops and retro-flavored bars.
Ocean Beach San Francisco is the largest of the San Francisco beaches. 3.5-mile stretch of white beach. Great for strolling and flying kites.
PIER 39 is the premiere entertainment destination in the heart of the San Francisco waterfront and is home to the world-famous sea lions.
The Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District of San Francisco, California, is a monumental structure originally constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition
A large multi-purpose stadium and sporting field in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Despite its name, polo is rarely played on the Polo Fields.
Presidio was designated a National Historic Landmark and the site has been part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area since 1994
Native Sons Daughters of the Golden West planted 39 saplings in 1930 to celebrate soldiers who had given their lives in Spanish-American War &WWI
Russian Hill is a quaint, upscale residential community known for the famously crooked Lombard Street, a major tourist destination.
Clubhouse in Golden Gate Park on Spreckels Lake hosts model powerboat and sailboat events fun for boat lovers of all ages.
San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum grows and conserves plants from around the world — more than 8,000 varieties in 55 acres of lands
Spectacular views of Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge from the San Francisco shoreline
Surrounding Strawberry Hill is Stow Lake, the park’s largest lake and a serene setting for boating or strolling
The Barbary Coast was a red-light district during the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries in San Francisco which featured dance halls, concert saloons, bars, jazz clubs, variety shows, and brothels.
The Music Concourse is an open-air plaza within Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Flanking the oval-shaped concourse are the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum and the California Academy of Sciences.
The Transamerica Pyramid has become an icon of San Francisco recognized worldwide, along with the city’s famous cable cars and the Golden Gate Bridge.
The Transamerica Pyramid once disliked now beloved towers over the Financial District and Embarcadero Center in SF
Twin Peaks at 922 feet (282m) in height, offers spectacular views of the Bay Area, and is a world-famous tourist attraction
Union Square, San Francisco’s #1 shopping destination! The Square is home to hundreds of stores, restaurants, hotels, theaters, boutiques and more.
WWII Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Submarine Pampanito are docked at Pier 45 in Fisherman's Wharf
Washington Square Park in North Beach Little Italy
A fine arts museum located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, and one of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco along with the Legion of Honor. The de Young is named for early San Francisco newspaperman M. H. de Young.