Things to Do
in San Francisco

Few cities offer the variety of world-class experiences that are possible in San Francisco. Get inspired and start getting excited about your next visit to the City by the Bay.

Picnic at Dolores Park in the Mission District
Dolores Park is the place to be seen. It's where the locals come out to play when the sun breaks through the fog.

There's no shortage of great things to experience in San Francisco: breathtaking scenery, outstanding restaurants, inspiring culture, and iconic sights you can't find anywhere else. After all, we're the only city in the world with cable cars, an orange bridge, and a floating prison, among other cool things. And who could forget our unique annual events? Whether it be food festivals, parades, outdoor concerts, or even the world's oldest, wackiest foot race, there will be something interesting happening in San Francisco no matter when you visit.

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The San Francisco city skyline is seen from the Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco At Embarcadero.

The Best Spas in San Francisco for a Perfect Spa Day

Prepare to be pampered with our list of the best spas in the San Francisco, from budget-friendly day spas to luxurious hotel spas.

Exterior of the Palace of Fine Arts, with its lake and water fountain.

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Ready to start planning your trip to the City by the Bay? Get discounts, savings, and more on passes to your favorite San Francisco attractions.

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29 Free Things to Do in San Francisco

There's plenty of things to do here, even if you're on a shoestring budget. Here are some of our favorite free attractions, including the city's most iconic experiences.

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Walking around the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park towards the Skystar Wheel
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