- 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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The oldest Japanese gardens in California, the Hayward Japanese Gardens are designed to be a space of tranquility and peace. Spanning over three acres, the gardens are designed in traditional Japanese style, and include a koi pond.
Bringing live performances to the Bay Area since the 1960s, the Douglas Morrison Theatre produces plays, musicals and concerts. Located on the grounds of the Hayward Japanese Gardens, the theatre offers camps and classes in acting, voice and scene study.
67% 3 votes
401 Quarry Road, San Carlos, CA 94070 MoreLess Info
Filled with wall to wall trampolines, Rockin' Jump - The Ultimate Trampoline Park offers visitors several jumping arenas, from foam pits to a trampoline dodge ball zone. On Fridays, the park hosts a Rockin' Fridays night with a DJ.
100% 16 votes
2600 Hallmark Drive, Belmont, CA 94002 MoreLess Info
Located in Hallmark Park, Crystal Springs Cross Country Course provides for an array of outdoor activities including hiking, jogging and running. The trail offers scenic views of the city (namely the skyline) and glimpses of wildlife.
A movie theater featuring 12 auditoriums, Century at Hayward displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, reserved seats and a lobby cafe with food and drinks.
91% 11 votes
Corner of Mission Blvd & D Street, Hayward, CA 94541 MoreLess Info
Hayward Rotary Playground is a fenced in park that provides an array of playground equipment that includes amenities such as swings, sides, a bouncy area, rock climbing wall all on rubber turf.
Hamilton Community Pool features two main pool areas: a lap pool for adults and a children's wading area, with a reasonable entry fee. The children's area includes a water-slide. Lounge chairs, snack-bar, showers, and changing area available.