San Francisco Things to Do

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  • 76. Powell Street

    Powel @Market st you can start enjoying using the cable car until the fisherman wharf is you started here garanty you will get a seat or choose the position the best to enjoy the seightseing of the...

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  • 77. Stanford University

    The Memorial Church's facade is decorated with colorful mosaics (over 20,000 shades of colour in the tiles). You can also visit the outdoor scuplture (sculpture by Rodin...etc), Cantor Centre for...

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  • 78. Aquatic Park

    Aquatic Park is the waterfront area just to the west of Fisherman's Wharf. On a sunny day we found it a great place to have a walk by the bay and enjoy the views out to Alcatraz and of the Golden Gate...

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  • 79. Buena Vista

    This quaint restaurant is where Irish coffee was first served on American soil. It is up the hill from the wharf. The bartenders are very entertaining with the preparation and the result is delicious....

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  • 80. Forbes Island

    I was fascinated with the little island at Pier 39 and found it?s actually a floating island which cruises the harbor as you dine. It?s a 27-passenger vessel called the Island Queen and is the only...

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  • 81. Treasure Island

    This artificial island was constructed of bay sand in 1936-37 and was the site of Golden Gate International Exposition from Feb. 1939-Sept. 1940. Tall towers, gigantic goddesses and dazzling lighting...

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  • 82. United Nations Plaza

    Given that New York has hosted the United Nations for so many years, many don't realize that this organization of nations devoted to world peace actually was chartered in San Francisco in 1945....

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  • 83. Portsmouth Square

    Old St. Mary’s Cathedral (pic 1) is an roman catholic church dedicated to the Immaculate Conception. It was built in 1854 and was the first cathedral in the city although smaller churches serve this...

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  • 84. John McClaren Park

    With McLaren's 318 sprawling acres, inside San Francisco city limits, only Golden Gate Park and the Presidio have larger recreation footprints. The park's greatest asset could be its topography....

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  • 85. Candlestick Park

    Old Candlestick Park, now called Monster Park, used to be the home of the SF Giants and the 49ers. The Giants have moved on to a beautiful new park in downtown while the 49ers are still stuck here at...

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  • 86. San Bruno Mountain State Park

    This park affords the most spectacular view of the Bay Area, except that from Mt. Tam. It has a fairly long hiking trail, providing views of South San Francisco and the airport. You'll get a good...

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  • 87. Point Reyes National Seashore

    After visiting Muir Woods, we continued north to Point Reyes National Seashore. It took us a bit more time to get up there than the mileage would suggest, Highway 1 was winding and slow but a pretty...

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  • 88. Trefethen Winery

    We really enjoyed this winery in the Napa . Maybe because it is the first you come to on Hwy 29 just past the city of Napa. Its a small winery with wonderful wines . They are three generations and...

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  • 89. Ina Coolbrith Park

    Ina Coolbrith Park is a hidden gem on Russian Hill. It is a steep, stair-way garden park, a place for some peace and quiet or perhaps a nap during a busy day of sightseeing - not really the type to...

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  • 90. Hess Winery

    We really enjoyed the wine at this winery. The setting is lovely too with rolling hills of grape vines and a stone distillery. The winemakers here describe this vineyard as 285 acres of rocky acerage...

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  • 91. Metreon

    The Metreon is a giant theater, shopping, and entertainment complex that is complete with an arcade. The AMC movie theater offers 15 screens and an IMAX theater. They feature first run movies with the...

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  • 92. The Washington Square

    I was walking along the Columbus Ave when I saw the Washington Square. And I decided to stop a while there and took picture of the beautiful church in front of it. I think the church is the St. Peter...

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  • 93. Pearl Factory

    Choose your very own Oyster to discover a pearl inside. The can have the pearl mounted in a ring, necklace or earring. It was fun, but can be expensive once you end up picking what you want the pearl...

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  • 94. Maiden Lane

    Maiden Lane is an upscale pedestrian only street in the Union Square district. Maiden Lane is home to some high-end retailers like Gump’s. Businesses covet a prestigious Maiden Lane address. However,...

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  • 95. San Francisco Jazz Festival

    If you're a jazz fan like me, and plan to visit the Bay Area in spring or fall, then by all means check out the San Francisco Jazz Festival. While living in California, I was a member of the Festival,...

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  • 96. Montara Beach

    Friends took us to Montara beach just 20 minutes away from SF. It was a welcome trip cuz we needed to get out of the city... The drive to the Beach was beautiful and scenic, despite of the...

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  • 97. Bill Walsh Field

    If you get a chance (there's only 8 regular season home games per year), go out to catch a San Francisco 49ers game at Bill Walsh Field at Candlestick Park. The 49ers play in one of the oldest, most...

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  • 98. Herbst Theatre

    The San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center is located at the Civic Center Plaza. It is a fine venue, which has hosted many top performers. The San Francisco Jazz Festival usually has...

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  • 99. Ghandi Memorial

    Where would you expect to find a memorial to Ghandi in San Franciso? Perhaps in a tree lined park or along the a tourist path on the waterfront. You will not find it in these places. The memorial to...

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Most first time visitors benefit by simply walking the knot of hills, filling in with the readily available transit--cable car, trolley, muni train, or electric bus.  San Francisco has...

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