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San Francisco is an amazing city. There is a lot to do and it can all be done in 3 days. It will keep you busy and you will enjoy it.

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  • Thrill Seeker
  • Thrifty Traveller

12 Places

2 City Tips

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12 Places

Day 1

Cable Cars

Tramways

Chinatown

Neighbourhoods

Lombard Street

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Union Square

Shopping Malls,

Day 2

Fisherman's Wharf

Neighbourhoods, Piers & Boardwalks, Scenic Walking Areas

San Francisco Bay

Bodies of Water

Pier 39

Piers & Boardwalks

Alcatraz Island

Historic Sites, Islands, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas

AT&T Park

Arenas & Stadiums

Day 3

Golden Gate Bridge

Bridges

Sausalito

Destinations

Muir Woods National Monument

Forests, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas

Nattysimps's City Tips

  • A visit to Alcatraz is a must!
  • It can be cool even in the summer so make sure you watch the weather.
    Day 1
  • Cable Cars
    Tramways
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    Nattysimps Says:

    A trip to SF would not be complete without a ride on one of the cable cars. Take one to the top of Lombard Street and walk down.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Hold on tight :)
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #3 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The service is slack! 15/10/2018
    • A San Francisco Treat 15/10/2018
    • Cable Cars
    Phone:
    +1 800-531-7357
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Other:
  • Chinatown
    Neighbourhoods
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    Nattysimps Says:

    So many restaurants and shops, you can easily spend 2-3 hours just pottering about.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #96 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    • Disappointing 15/10/2018
    • If you walk try to make sure it is downhill 15/10/2018
    • Chinatown
    Address:
    Grant Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94108
    Phone:
    +1 888-212-3203
    Other:
  • Lombard Street
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    Nattysimps Says:

    One of the most famous landmarks in SF. Take a cable car to the top and walk down.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #4 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Steep 15/10/2018
    • Has its ups and downs 15/10/2018
    • Lombard Street
    Phone:
    +1 415-391-2000
    Other:
  • Union Square
    Shopping Malls,
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    Nattysimps Says:

    Nice central park with lots of shopping and dining options.

    Good for
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #88 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    • Christmas Winter scene with an ice skating rink, Menorah and a beautiful decorated Christmas tree. 13/10/2018
    • Heart of SF 13/10/2018
    • Union Square
    Phone:
    +1 415-391-2000
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    9:00 am - 12:00 am
    Other:
  • Day 2
  • Fisherman's Wharf
    Neighbourhoods, Piers & Boardwalks, Scenic Walking Areas
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    Nattysimps Says:

    One of my favorite places to go in SF. The Pier, the Sea Lions etc. A must visit!!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Fun but touristy 15/10/2018
    • Nice place to take a stroll 15/10/2018
    • Fisherman's Wharf
    Address:
    Jefferson Street
    Between Hyde and Powell Streets
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    Phone:
    +1 415-673-3530
    Other:
  • San Francisco Bay
    Bodies of Water
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    Nattysimps Says:

    Some of the best views of SF are from the bay. Find a sunset catamaran tour that takes you out on the bay - you will not be disappointed.

    Good for
    • Couples
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Trendsetter
    Tips
    • Take a jacket, it will get chilly.
    From the community
    Ranked #12 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • San Francisco is different 15/10/2018
    • Amazing 11/10/2018
    • San Francisco Bay
    Phone:
    +1 415-788-2222
    Other:
  • Pier 39
    Piers & Boardwalks
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    Nattysimps Says:

    So much to do and see. From the Aquarium to the Sea Lions you can spend a whole day here.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    Tips
    • Make sure to try the crabs!!
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #5 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great spot 15/10/2018
    • Pier 39 15/10/2018
    • Pier 39
    Address:
    Beach Street & The Embarcadero
    Parking area
    San Francisco, CA 94133
    Phone:
    +1 415-705-5500
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Other:
  • Alcatraz Island
    Historic Sites, Islands, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    Nattysimps Says:

    One of my favorite tourist sites in the US. A trip to SF is not complete without a visit to "The Rock". It is very historical.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Tips
    • Pre-book your excursion, they sell out quickly
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #1 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Alcatraz Cruises 15/10/2018
    • So cool 15/10/2018
    • Alcatraz Island
    Address:
    Pier 33
    B201 Fort Mason
    San Francisco, CA 94122
    Phone:
    +1 415-981-7625
    Other:
  • AT&T Park
    Arenas & Stadiums
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    Nattysimps Says:

    Try and tie in a baseball game. It will cap off a wonderful day in SF.

    Good for
    • Friends
    Tips
    • It will get chilly at night, take a jacket.
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #9 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great experience 14/10/2018
    • Park tour 10/10/2018
    • AT&T Park
    Address:
    24 Willie Mays Plz
    San Francisco, CA 94107-2134
    Phone:
    +1 415-972-2400
    Price range:
    USD 22 - USD 22
    Other:
  • Day 3
  • Golden Gate Bridge
    Bridges
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    Nattysimps Says:

    On of the prominent features of SF is the GGB. Take a bus tour out to the Red Woods and most likely the bus will stop on the other side for some great photo ops.

    Good for
    • Must See
    Plan to stay:
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 669 things to do in San Francisco
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Iconic and windy! 15/10/2018
    • Can’t beat this icon! 15/10/2018
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    Address:
    Lincoln Boulevard, near Doyle Drive and Fort Point
    San Francisco, CA 94129
    Phone:
    +1 415-921-5858
    Other:
  • Sausalito
    Destinations
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    Nattysimps Says:

    Nice little town close to SF. There are plenty of shops and restaurant options. Get on the hop-on hop-off buses or take a ferry from SF.

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Thrifty Traveller
    Plan to stay:
    2-3 hours
    • Sausalito
  • Muir Woods National Monument
    Forests, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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    Nattysimps Says:

    Absolutely amazing. While the trip out the park can take a couple of hours, it is worth it. You will be memorized by the size of these trees.

    Good for
    • Peace and Quiet Seeker
    • Must See
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Mill Valley
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Redwoods OMG! 14/10/2018
    • Fascinating 14/10/2018
    • Muir Woods National Monument
    Address:
    1 Muir Woods Rd
    Mill Valley, CA 94941-4205
    Phone:
    +1 415-561-2850
    Price range:
    USD 10 - USD 10
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Other:
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