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Top 20 Things To Do In San Francisco

San Francisco has so much to offer. From cool unique museums like the SFMOMA and the DeYoung, to historical landmarks like the Cable Cars to awesome food and drink choices like clam chowder or a cappuccino or visit one or all of the many famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

There’s so much to do here in San Francisco and if you’re visiting San Francisco for the first time then this Top 20 list of things to do in San Francisco will be very handy to you. Just print it out and take with you and when you are in your hotel just ask your concierge to tell you where each one is located and you can plan it out. They even will give you a nice handy map of the city and perhaps even plot it all out on the map so it will be very easy to get to each place.

1 – Museum Of Modern Art in Soma
2 – Chinese Fortune Cookie Factory in Chinatown
3 – DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park
4 – Carnelian Room for cocktails in Financial District for some of the BEST views of the city
5 – Cappuccino at Cafe Trieste in North Beach
6 – Cable Car Museum in Nob Hill
7 – Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge
8 – Ride a Cable Car
9 – Belden Place
10 – Ride the F Line Street Car To Fisherman’s Wharf/Pier 39
11 – Ride or Walk Down Lombard Street
12 – Enjoy The Farmers Market At The Ferry Building
13 – Have Clam Chowder at Fisherman’s Wharf
14 – Take The Ferry To Alcatraz
15 – Ferry Ride To Tiburon/Suasalito
16 – Take A Relaxing Tour Of The Japanese Tea Gardens
17 – View the Painted Ladies from Alamo Square
18 – Take a stroll at the Palace of Fine Arts grounds
19 – Enjoy a classic film at the Castro Theatre
20 – Catch a view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay + Skyline from Marin Headlands

So if you are a local most likely you know this list of Top 20 Things To Do In San Francisco but if you don’t then it’s worth it for you to discover these as places and things to do as well. You never know when you are going to have a visitor come and you’ll need to impress them with some cool things they can’t get at home.

Go there and take a camera with you I’m sure you will enjoy all of these places. Here’s a handful of photos that I’ve shot that should demonstrate the list of things to do somewhat.

Please visit my San Francisco Top Ten Lists as well … I’m sure there is something that interests you there. Like for a Top Ten Happy Hours places list or Top Ten Films Set In San Francisco list. You’ll love the lists for sure.