Golden Gate Bridge
Connecting San Francisco to Northern California counties, the Golden Gate Bridge is undeniably San Francisco’s most well-known attraction, bringing in ten million visitors a year. Take a free walking tour, learn about the science and engineering behind the bridge, or simply enjoy the breathtaking view.
The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum
Right within Golden Gate Park, the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum showcases a variety of art, including 17th-20th century American art, contemporary photography, and art from Africa and Oceania. The 9th floor observation level offers a unique 360-degree view of the city and ocean.
Japanese Tea Garden
San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park is also home to the four-acre Japanese Tea Garden, the U.S.’s oldest public Japanese Garden. Meditate, sip tea, or browse the beautiful greenery as a peaceful daytime activity.
The Cartoon Art Museum
This fun museum dedicated to the art of comics and cartoons houses 7000 original pieces, art classes and workshops, and an impressive library. Whether you like political comics, anime, or classic comic books, there is something for everyone!
At this popular tourist attraction, you’ll find everything from shops and restaurants, to the Aquarium at the Bay and an awesome arcade. Take a virtual 3D ride, enjoy street performances, and see the wild sea lions from the marina.
California Academy of Arts and Sciences
An aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all in one, the California Academy of Arts and Sciences is the perfect destination for any curious mind. Visit the four-story rain forest, walk under the fossils of some of the largest inhabitants on Earth, and gaze up at the 75-foot dome displaying a digital universe.
With almost 10 million annual riders, San Francisco’s famous cable car system is a fun and inexpensive way to explore the city. Experience what it’s like to travel around the city like its residents do, and see some of the most beautiful views of the city.
Mission District Murals
The Mission District of San Francisco has one of the highest concentrations of street art (and delicious street food!) than anywhere else in the world. You will find murals in alleys, on large buildings, and on the streets themselves. Street art is constantly evolving and changing, so every time you visit, you will find something new!