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Best things to do in San Francisco

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“There are lots of reasons that you might be coming to the bay area. If you’re here on business, visiting family or just visiting the area, San Francisco and is either a short drive away or a convenient train ride from the San Carlos Cal train station”
190 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“From the here, you can easily walk to the buses that run nearby. Look for yellow paint on poles that says "BUS STOP." The 9R (rapid) bus will take you to the Ferry Building, which has everything you could want. The 29 bus will take you to the BART train for getting around the greater SF Bay Area, and to Golden Gate park and Baker Beach. The 8 is a fast bus that will take you to Fisherman's Wharf through downtown and China Town. The 9 and 9R (R is for rapid) go to the Cable Cars and the Ferry Building on the waterfront where you can shop, site see, and catch ferries. Pickup the 8 and 9 bus on San Bruno Ave. Catch the 29 on Mansell St. The KT Muni train is a short walk away, and will take you to the waterfront.”
15 locals recommend
Rock Club
“ A great music venue for cheap, quality shows. Once every few months, they host a free concert dedicated to showcasing local women artists.”
13 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Not that you came to SF to eat Mexico City food, but this place is so delicious, it is worth taking a break from Californian cuisine for one night. ”
9 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Use Van Ness Station for public transportation that will take you to Downtown, Castro, Haight-Ashbury, Ocean Beach, Mission Dolores, Noe Valley”
5 locals recommend
Convenience Store
“Forgot anything, take a quick walk around the block for your convenience needs.”
6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“One of the originals! The great corner building and organic roasted chickens in the brick oven with the famous bread salad have become the obsession of many! Great Caesar and Martinis as well!”
3 locals recommend
“Indulge in some delicious food from the American South. As a former resident of Texas, Arkansas, and the Carolinas, I can vouch for the quality and authenticity of Hazel's!”
4 locals recommend
“Handmade chocolates by a close friend of ours. His chocolate-bacon-caramels are out of this world!”
4 locals recommend
Music School
1 local recommends
Government Building
“If you will be traveling often via public transportation a Clipper cardi s worth looking into.”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Street Address
2 locals recommend
Local Government Office
“#38 bus stop is next to Sutro Park on El Camino del Mar. Direct service to downtown area and Union Square shopping”
2 locals recommend
Train Station
“Van Ness Muni Station. Van Ness and Market are the two main road arteries in SF. Go below ground to catch one of the MUNI lightrail ligns such as the J,K,L,M,N or T. Above for bus 49 or 47”
9 locals recommend