Things to Do in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge sunrise
The Golden Gate Bridge

Our top tips for seeing San Francisco

Ready to kick-start your California wanderlust? We've compiled our favourite things to do in San Francisco along with helpful hints, tips and first-hand advice for visiting the city. For more ideas from people who know San Francisco, talk to our USA Experts today.

Hopping on a bike is the best way to see the city...

"... specially when it comes to the Golden Gate Bridge. Hire your wheels from one of the many outlets in Fisherman’s Wharf and self-guide yourself across the 1.7-mile Art Deco suspension bridge." Alexandra Gregg

Top San Francisco Journeys

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Experience San Francisco with the Experts

At Round the World Experts, we really love San Francisco. With this passion, our team can not only help you make the most of your time in San Francisco, but tailor make an entire trip for you that includes the city's surrounds and unique experiences. To start planning your San Francisco holiday, talk to our USA team today.

Round the World Expert Lizzie Ellam

For a day of leisurely sightseeing I recommend going for a stroll in Golden Gate Park in the morning, followed by lunch in the nearby Haigh Ashbury area. It’s my favourite area to explore in San Francisco. 

- Lizzie Ellam, Expert
The painted ladies in San Francisco
That iconic San Francisco view! You can find the Painted Ladies houses on Steiner St near the Lower Haight. Image via @wonderg1rl89 #expertfinds #paintedladies #sanfrancisco #california #usa