What to Do in San Francisco

Marin Headlands

When you’re in the Bay Area, it’s hard to ignore the bright red Golden Gate Bridge, and the view of this iconic landmark doesn’t get any better than from the trails of the Marin Headlands. This crown jewel of the Golden Gate National Parks is home to historic military sites, a 150-year-old lighthouse and an abundance of wildflowers. As you drive up the windy Conzelman Road, pull over at any point and you’ll not only find a breathtaking photo op, but you might also find an unmarked trailhead that’ll lead you down Hawk Hill for an even closer look at the famous bridge ... if you’re feeling adventuresome.

A Yogi's Tour of San Francisco

Kino MacGregor shows you just how easy it is to do yoga anywhere you go in SF.

Yoga in Washington Square Park

Kino MacGregor demonstrates the Flying Rooster handstand to be one with SF.

Yoga at Sutro Baths

Kino finds the 'Lands End' of her body at San Francisco's Sutro Baths.

Yoga at the Ferry Building

Kino finds harmony in the shadow of SF's Ferry Building clock tower.

Yoga in the Mission District

Kino finds her balance on the streets of San Francisco's Mission District.

Yoga at Crissy Field

Kino's backbends on the Crissy Field beach mirror the Golden Gate Bridge.

Explore Sensational San Francisco

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Explore the hills of San Francisco, one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. The "City by the Bay" is steeped in history and has an endless array of things to do.

National Park Sites Near San Francisco

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Explore some of the national park sites just outside of San Francisco, including an infamous prison and that world-famous bridge.

Fisherman's Wharf

Move over, Mack, you’re on my flipper … Hey, buddy, you’re crowding my corner of the dock …” What do the hundreds of sea lions say to each other while lounging about the marina of Pier 39, the commercial area of Fisherman’s Wharf that has become San Francisco’s tourism and entertainment (and apparently sea lion) epicenter? With street performers, bungee trampolines, a carousel, 3-D theaters and other high-energy human diversion here, it is uncertain why, exactly, a multitude of sea lions would decide to call Pier 39 home. And where they go every winter is even more of a mystery, but they are disinterested in our musings -- they’re just sitting on the dock of the bay, wasting time.

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