- Our list of the best things to do in San Francisco, California, features the top 894 nearby activities — including 328 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- San Francisco, CA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Food & Drink, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Enjoy five miles of graveled public trails along Hayward Regional Shoreline. With nearly 2,000 acres of water marshes ranging from fresh to saltwater, visitors are sure to enjoy the shoreline wildlife. Fishing is allowed along the levees.
86% 7 votes
17936 Lake Chabot Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546 MoreLess Info
Located on the scenic Lake Chabot, Lake Chabot Fishing Outfitters is a business offering a number of services for visitors to enjoy. Fishing supplies, boat launching, and swimming access in the lake are among the services provided.
41% 58 votes
BayFair Mall, 15555 E 14th Street, San Leandro, CA 94578 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a variety of scares and thrills at Fear Overload Eternal Nightmare Haunted House. The haunted park features two haunted houses including one based on the famous zodiac killer.
A multi-purpose entertainment venue and cultural center, the Marin Center hosts a variety of community events. This includes musical concerts with famous artists, as well as symphony, dance and theatrical performances.
75% 24 votes
10 Avenue Of The Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903 MoreLess Info
Featuring seating for 1,960 individuals, the Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium At Marin Center is a performing arts venue that is host to a number of events throughout the year. Symphonies, live band performances, and speakers are among these events.
20% 133 votes
15555 E 14th St, Ste 350, San Leandro, CA 94578 MoreLess Info
A 16-screen movie theater, Century 16 Bayfair Mall displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, reserved seats and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
96% 26 votes
Skyline Blvd & Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno, CA 94096 MoreLess Info
The Sawyer Camp Trail is a segment of the larger Crystal Springs Regional Trail and is designated for bicyclists, hikers, joggers and equestrians. The best known trail in San Mateo County, Sawyer Camp is about six miles in length.