Things to do in San Francisco
There are a delirious number of things to do in San Francisco, from cable cars and Alcatraz to spots that show off the DIY creativity of its progressive, tech-savvy residents. Northern California’s beloved scenic city offers something for every traveler—great cocktails, indie bookshops, retro candy stores, city wineries, incredible parks with wide expanses of green, world-class art museums—in Nob Hill, Hayes Valley, North Beach, Mission District, Embarcadero, Dogpatch, and beyond.
For the lowdown on where to go and what to do in San Francisco, check out our travel guide, featuring expert information and insider listings from Travel + Leisure’s network. Forget touristy Fisherman’s Wharf and instead check out our top picks for things to do in San Francisco—visit hidden Victorian gardens in Golden Gate Park, browse the Ferry Terminal farmers’ market, join an underground supper club, climb the Filbert Steps, indulge in soft-serve at Bi-Rite Creamery and Bakeshop, shop at designer-owned boutiques, party at clubs with names like Tonga Room, Vessel, and the Orbit Room. T+L even takes you on a Muir Woods tour with a Sierra Club naturalist.
If you’re on the hunt for the best things to do in San Francisco, look no further than T+L’s travel guide.
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