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Things to Do
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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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28 Things Not to Miss in San Francisco

Unforgettable San Francisco experiences run the gamut from iconic vistas to historic neighborhoods and delicious restaurants to must-see museums.

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Fun for All Ages at The Museum of 3D Illusions

Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, the Museum of 3D Illusions has interactive exhibits that everyone can enjoy.

Oracle Park Willie Mays Plaza Entrance

San Francisco Giants Baseball at Oracle Park

Baseball season is here! Discover everything you need to know to plan an outing to the most beautiful ballpark in the nation.

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

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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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