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Who cares about a little fog (okay, a lot of fog) when there’s so much to do in San Francisco? By day, explore Fisherman’s Wharf and the Aquarium of the Bay, ride a cable car, and stroll around the Presidio; by night, have a fabulous dinner (at a Michelin-starred restaurant or a tiny place in Chinatown), then hit some of the best clubs on the West Coast.

All things to do » Things to do

Marin Headlands
Marin Headlands
Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.
Attraction type: State Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Marrakech Magic Theater
Marrakech Magic Theater
Owner description: An uproarious one-of-a-kind close-up show in an intimate, historic setting. Featuring the comedy and classical magic of San Francisco Magician Peter Morrison. Have an experience... more Owner description: An uproarious one-of-a-kind close-up show in an intimate, historic setting. Featuring the comedy and classical magic of San Francisco Magician Peter Morrison. Have an experience to last a lifetime. At The Marrakech Magic Theater, cherished memories are made during Peter Morrison's unique comedy and magic experience. The evening begins one hour before the show in the Sultan's Oasis lounge where guests can enjoy s little pre-show entertainment and meet and greet with Magician and host Peter Morrison. Drinks and appetizers are available for purchase as well during this hour before the main show. Your evening ends in the Magic Theater with Peter's unforgettable 75 minute performance in the Main Showroom. Have a stress-free night, full of laughter and sensational entertainment! The Main Showroom is an intimate close-up theater, perfect for high spirits and Peter's extraordinary performances. You'll witness intriguing feats of mentalism, sleight of hand miracles, and throughout, his clean comedy will keep you laughing! Have a remarkable evening-see a show so fantastic that you'll almost forget that you're still in San Francisco! less
Attraction type: Performances
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Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge
Stretching 4,200 feet and towering as high as a 65-story building, this well-known bridge is the gateway to San Francisco.
Attraction type: Bridges
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Alcatraz
Alcatraz
Park rangers conduct tours by recounting the prison's thrilling history along with intriguing anecdotes about Al Capone and other legendary figures that made a "home" here.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Islands; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Lighthouses; Natural History Museums
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AT&T Park
AT&T Park
Home of the San Francisco Giants Major League baseball team.
Attraction type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Kokkari Estiatorio
Kokkari Estiatorio
Ranked #1 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price: USD 25 - 80
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Business, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Restaurant Gary Danko
Restaurant Gary Danko
Ranked #2 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price: USD 70 - 100
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Business, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, After-hours, Dessert
Hollywood Cafe
Hollywood Cafe
Ranked #3 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: American, Café
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot
Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood
Sotto Mare Oysteria & Seafood
Ranked #4 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price: USD 20 - 25
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Native American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch Spot, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, After-hours
State Bird Provisions
State Bird Provisions
Ranked #5 of 4,944 Restaurants in San Francisco
Cuisines: Californian
Dining options: Reservations, After-hours

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

The Inn San Francisco
2.5 of 5
The Inn San Francisco
USD 120 - 295
Ranked #4 of 69 San Francisco B&B and Inns
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Golden Gate Hotel
Golden Gate Hotel
USD 115 - 165
Ranked #7 of 69 San Francisco B&B and Inns
Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
Pacific Tradewinds Hostel
USD 17 - 23

All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Suites at Fisherman's Wharf
Suites at Fisherman's Wharf
USD 228 - 415
Ranked #4 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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The Orchard Hotel
3.5 of 5
The Orchard Hotel
USD 226 - 653
Ranked #7 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
3.0 of 5
Chancellor Hotel on Union Square
USD 170 - 328
Ranked #9 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Omni San Francisco Hotel
4.5 of 5
Omni San Francisco Hotel
USD 263 - 793
Ranked #2 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
5.0 of 5
Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
USD 685 - 1,560
Ranked #5 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco
5.0 of 5
Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco
USD 459 - 974
Ranked #6 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
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