Top 20 San Francisco Sights


Here my list of the top 20 San Francisco sites:
  1. Golden Gate Bridge (go over to the other side for an amazing photo with the city in the background). If you have time, visit Sausalito.
  2. Lombard Street (crookedest street in the world)
  3. Ride the cable car
  4. View of city from Twin Peaks
  5. Ghirardelli Square / Fisherman’s Warf / Pier 39
  6. North Beach (Italian section of town, great restaurants), Coit Tower is close by
  7. Ferry Building / Embarcadero (close to downtown)
  8. Alcatraz (great audio tour plus great views of the city)
  9. Alamo Square (Victorian Houses with city view in background, good photo opp.)
  10. Golden Gate Park (near Haight-Ashbury)
  11. Palace of Fine Arts (good view of the bridge, Marina area of town with shops & restaurants)
  12. Haight-Ashbury (Grateful Dead used to live at 710 Ashbury St.,)
  13. Castro
  14. Chinatown (just like being in China)
  15. Mission (mainly for Mexican food and good bars)
  16. Union Street (upscale, shopping and restaurants)
  17. Union Square (downtown, major shops)
  18. Fort Point (great view of the GG Bridge)
  19. Pacific Bell Park (South of Market, best baseball stadium, close to cool restaurants and bars)
  20. Baker Beach (beaches aren’t great because of the weather but you’ll get a good view of the bridge)
Outside of SF (but within 1 hour)
- Wine Country (Napa & Sonoma)
- Muir Woods (Redwoods)
- Mount Tamalpais (Hiking)