- 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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Grand and ornate, the War Memorial Opera House houses both the San Francisco Opera and Ballet. A cultural landmark, along with live performances, this building is used for special events including private receptions and dinners.
Aquatic Park, located just past Fisherman's Wharf, is a great place for swimming and sightseeing with the Golden Gate Bridge on one side and Alcatraz on the other. The water here is slightly colder than usual. Cold / Hot showers and sauna are also available.
Mission Dolores Park is one of San Francisco's more popular parks owing to its close proximity to many good restaurants nearby. It is a great place for a day long picnic, sun basking or a walk. The park is well-maintained and offers beautiful views of the city.
Within close proximity of many other popular San Francisco neighborhoods including Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach is a busy community and home to numerous shops, restaurants and bars. It is a great place to walk and take in the city sites.
Home of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is made up of many quaint and interesting neighborhoods including Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown and Little Italy. There are also numerous beaches, parks and museums in the city for one to enjoy.