San Francisco Travel Guide

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Activities
Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz is open to the public for tours and shouldn’t be missed on a trip to San Francisco. Make sure to plan this trip in advance, since tours are often sold out.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz is open to the public for tours and shouldn’t be missed on a trip to San Francisco. Make sure to plan this trip in advance, since tours are often sold out.
San Francisco, CA, US
Fantasy Clothing Co.
Fantasy Clothing Co. is a great costume and wardrobe shop in San Francisco. They have costumes that can be purchased or rented year-round, because, well, you never know.
  • 1275 Folsom Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94103 US

Fantasy Clothing Co.

Fantasy Clothing Co. is a great costume and wardrobe shop in San Francisco. They have costumes that can be purchased or rented year-round, because, well, you never know.
1275 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA, US
Amoeba Music
In the heart of the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, Amoeba Music is a record shop where it’s easy to lose track of time exploring their vast record collection that ranges from old Delta blues to electronica.
  • 1855 Haight Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94117 US

Amoeba Music

In the heart of the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, Amoeba Music is a record shop where it’s easy to lose track of time exploring their vast record collection that ranges from old Delta blues to electronica.
1855 Haight Street San Francisco, CA, US

Hotels
Casa Madrona
This beautiful and peaceful hotel is the perfect place to recharge. Located just across the bay, this hotel and spa make it worth the drive -- plus who wouldn’t want the chance to drive across the Golden Gate Bridge?
  • 801 Bridgeway
  • Sausalito, CA 94965 US

Casa Madrona

This beautiful and peaceful hotel is the perfect place to recharge. Located just across the bay, this hotel and spa make it worth the drive -- plus who wouldn’t want the chance to drive across the Golden Gate Bridge?
801 Bridgeway Sausalito, CA, US

Restaurants & Bars
Jones
Jones is a hip and classy restaurant in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco. Enjoy happy hour, brunch, dinner or one of their signature cocktails on the heated patio.
  • 620 Jones Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94102 US

Jones

Jones is a hip and classy restaurant in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco. Enjoy happy hour, brunch, dinner or one of their signature cocktails on the heated patio.
620 Jones Street San Francisco, CA, US
Staff Pick
Ramen Underground
This Japanese noodle shop in Union Square may be tiny and easily missed, but their enormous and delicious bowls of Ramen are worth the hunt. Customize your bowl right down to the type of broth and noodles.
  • 355 Kearny Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94108 US

Ramen Underground

This Japanese noodle shop in Union Square may be tiny and easily missed, but their enormous and delicious bowls of Ramen are worth the hunt. Customize your bowl right down to the type of broth and noodles.
355 Kearny Street San Francisco, CA, US
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