- The list below includes 636 free or cheap things to do in or near San Francisco, California, including 130 different types of inexpensive activities like Neighborhoods, Parks, Art Gallery and Walking Tours.
- From Lands End to Golden Gate Bridge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in San Francisco and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Pacifica, Berkeley, Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco.
Built for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, Palace of Fine Arts, has been a drawing card for tourists ever since. Today, the palace plays host to a full schedule of live entertainment and musical events in its 962 seat theater.
Grace Cathedral is a Catholic Cathedral located on California street in San Francisco. Apart from being a church, it also hosts and organizes in partnership with different cultural institutions, various educational programs, music, drama and visual arts events.
96% 67 votes
1111 Gough Street at Geary Street, San Francisco, CA MoreLess Info
Despite being a place of worship, St. Mary's Cathedral also offers tours to it's visitors, at certain times of the day, where they can admire the architecture and even buy a small souvenir from the gift shop.
72% 25 votes
39 Pier 39 Concourse, San Francisco, CA 94133 MoreLess Info
The California Welcome Center provides information about local attractions, hotels, restaurants and more. They can also help you book tickets for various events and offer wheelchair and stroller hire to help make your holiday easier.
95% 362 votes
3310 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 MoreLess Info
Sidewalk Food Tours of San Francisco takes you on tours in 3 of San Francisco's neighborhoods. They take you to the most famous restaurants and tell you about the culinary history, the architecture and culture of San Francisco.