I will be travelling in November to S F.What are the best places to visit and do ?


City: San Francisco

State: California

Country: United States


I am afraid I cannot help you much with San Francisco because I live 1 1/2 hours south of the city. My favorite things in SF include the new museum of science in Golden Gate Park (it's beautiful) and shopping in Union Square. I also enjoy seeing plays at the Orpheum (see Wicked - it's awesome) and the SF Symphony. My neighborhood, Santa Cruz, on the Monterey Bay is a lovely beach town filled with book stores, restaurants and surfing. Enjoy!
so much to do! my favorites are: lunch at the cliff house restaurant followed by a walk through golden gate park, bonfire on ocean beach, ferry ride to sausalito is a great way to see alcatraz & pretty inexpensive, fresh fortune cookies at the fortune cookie factory in china town, tour the ghiradelli & anchor steam.
San Francisco has so much to offer. First, what are your likes & how long will you be there? Chinatown, Fortune Cookie Factory, Golden Gate Bridge Viewpoint, Ghiradelli Square, Trolleys, Ferry Building, Alcatraz, Pier 39, museums...the list goes on. Eat at A16 or Le Central. Walk as much as you can. Parking is a pain; use the ramps. You can ride the Trolley, not the Cable Cars, all day for around $5.
Hi Sivam,

Well, you're coming to one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the country so get ready to do a lot. Of course you'll want to see the usual...alcatraz, which everyone loves, Fisherman's Wharf, which is touristy but a one time must see, and Union Square., where everyone shops and mingles. But, then you need to see the Ferry Building with an array of foods to delight you and access to ferries to take you to Sausalito or Oakland or even as far away as Vallejo, and of course, you must walk the Golden Gate Bridge.
If you have a car you should get up to Twin Peaks for a spectacular view of San Francisco and the inner bay and out to the Cliff House at the Pacific Ocean where you can see the old Sutro Baths and walk a new created path that will take you around for an ocean side view of the GG Bridge. You can alsouse that car to Marin county to Marin to see Muir Woods, the larget and most beautiful grove of Redwoods near an urban center. You should also take a Muni train to the Mission and walk along Valencia Avenue for a close up look at the latino neighborhoods...and don't miss the stunning murals.
If you don't have a car, I recommend a small vehicle commercial city tour that will include Muir Woods and the rest you can do by public transportation. That also includes GG Park which holds one of our four incredible fine arts museums, the DeYoung, now showing the King Tut exhibit and, across the concourse, the brand
new Academy of Sciences. Oh, and if you can, get up to one of the wine areas...Sonoma or Napa!
Have fun!!!!
Susan D.
I hope this is of some help.
I hope my answer will help you. If you like shopping I will recommend Union Square it’s a great shopping center. For live shows and cruises I recommend fisherman’s wharf “great area to hang out many restaurants and sometimes life shows you also can take bay cruise from pier 39 and I strongly recommend checking a flyer for fisherman wharf because there are a lot activities you can do”. And I also recommend Golden Gate Park and for a night out I recommend north beach. And if you are wine lover take advantage of being there and take a trip to Napa Valley for a great wine tasting tour Napa Valley wine country tours daily Limo bus is a great choice. I hope I helped
you should come take my tour and you will see all the best places. check out my site at you will see a list of all the highlights of sf. best elie
depends on your interest- haight and ashbury, the castro, dolores park on weekend afternoons. little italy, the embarcadero, the mission, lombard, hayes valley, tenderloin, baker's beach, academy of science, japantown, chinatown, golden gate park... there's also oakland, berkeley, napa, and other close cities. san francisco has something for everyone...

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