San Francisco

Check out places to visit, fun things to do, and the best restaurants in San Francisco. Discover must-see SF neighborhoods like Chinatown and Union Square. Whether you're a tourist or a long-time resident, you'll find hidden gems, unique attractions, and events to enjoy this weekend and beyond.

Fireworks errupt over Union Square in San Francisco, California on New Years.

Festive Holiday Fun in San Francisco

Spend the holiday season in San Francisco and enjoy the city's festive activities.
panoramic view from the Hamon Observation Tower at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

The Ultimate Golden Gate Park Guide

World-class art, gorgeous gardens, and a herd of bison: All in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
dragon with escorts in Chinese New Year parade at night in San Francisco

Weekend Trip to San Francisco’s Chinatown

This always festive neighborhood is a universe of colorful temples, shops, and dining destinations.
Coit Tower overlooks downtown San Francisco at dawn.

22 Essential Things to Do and See in San Francisco

San Francisco beckons with iconic culture, tech, and vistas. Here are 22 ways to explore the city.
an overhead view of Thai dishes at kin khao, San Francisco

10 Great San Francisco Neighborhood Restaurants

From casual to upscale, these are some of the best local spots to eat in San Francisco.
highway 1 running alongside a beach near Half Moon Bay, California

Scenic Coastal Drives from Destination Cities

Leave the city behind for a day of natural beauty and scenic splendor.
The Eagle in the Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle, Washington

Free Things to Do Throughout the West

Experience your favorite cities without busting your budget.
Bowl of vegetarian ramen.

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Ramen in San Francisco

San Francisco is gripped by ramen mania, and vegetarians and vegans are in luck.
San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge lit up at night.

Best Places to See Holiday Lights by Car in the Bay Area

Don’t miss these 8 drive-through displays in Northern California.
Asparagus salad on a modern white plate at Bouche in San Francisco's Union Square.

Best Union Square Restaurants for Shoppers

Follow our guide to the best foodie hot spots in Union Square that will satisfy city shoppers.
Tea leaf salad at Burma Superstar restaurant, Richmond District, San Francisco.

Delicious Deals in San Francisco

From fast casual to prix fixe, these meals treat your palate but go easy on your wallet.
Platter of tacos with salsa at Tacolicious in California

Top Tacos in the West

When your taco craving strikes, satisfy with one of these best bites.
Sunset from the top of Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California.

Bay Area Hikes With Great Payoffs

Take these 8 trails to see birds and elephant seals, stunning waterfalls, and towering redwoods.
Rodeo Beach in Marin Headlands, California, picture

Golden Gate National Recreation Area Top Sights

Visit the Golden Gate National Recreation Area for a glimpse of California's mystical outdoors.
Palace of Fine Arts at sunset in San Francisco's Marina District

4 Great Walkable Neighborhoods in San Francisco

Explore these diverse neighborhoods on foot to discover the real city.