Explore San Francisco
Things To Do in San Francisco
To do, or not to do? That’s never the question in San Francisco. Find something to suit every aspect of your travel persona … from wanna-be rock star to rock climber. Who says you can’t be both?
Where to Stay in San Francisco
Whether it’s a sleek high rise hotel with a view or a cozy bed and breakfast tucked into a shingled Victorian, check out (and check-in) San Francisco’s accommodations.
Dining in San Francisco
Stir-fried or simmered. Slow food or street food. Haute or hip. Farm-to-table or caviar and Champagne. No matter what your taste, San Francisco has a menu to match it.
Nightlife in San Francisco
Culture and cocktails, a DJ twin spin or a jazz solo — nighttime is the right time to discover that there’s a fresh approach to everything here when it comes to new ways to have fun.
Shopping in San Francisco
Leave some room in your luggage for all the shopping you’ll do. From “made in San Francisco” souvenirs to trendy threads from top fashion houses, San Francisco has something for everyone.
Events in San Francisco
What’s happening? Stay current on San Francisco’s ever-changing entertainment and events line-up, exhibitions, performances and what’s to come — and be sure to check out the Editor’s Picks .
Arts & Culture
Muses and musicians. Painters and poets. Dancers and divas. Authors and actors. The fantastic and the familiar. The classics and the avant garde. San Francisco is all about the arts.
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Upcoming San Francisco Events
Some places get written about so much before their debut that they feel overexposed by the time they actually open. Not so for these young restaurants and pop-ups that deserve your eating attention....more
One fabulous way to get out and about in San Francisco is to try a food tour. You can sample a wide variety of treats, plus go behind the scenes to learn a bit more about the folks making that perfect doughnut or incredible sandwich....more
When you live in a place as naturally beautiful as the Bay Area, getting out of our too-expensive apartments and taking in the sights is the best way to remind yourself why you came here in the first place. And what better way to get around than on a bike?...more
Picture Yourself in San Francisco
For route information, schedules and other transit information, visit www.511.org.