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The SF Tourism Tips blog is dedicated to all things San Francisco. Find tips to navigate the city, the best deals and fun upcoming events!

Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco

The top 10 things to do in San Francisco include taking a bay cruise, riding our historic cable cars, enjoying a show, and more. Find the best ideas for your stay.

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50+ Things to Do in San Francisco in December 2016

A list of the best things to do in San Francisco in December 2016. Highlights include annual events, Christmas activities, and water tours around the bay.

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Christmas Dinner in San Francisco: Ideas for 2016

Enjoy an excellent Christmas dinner in San Francisco at theses top restaurants. Get more ideas on things to do including tours and where to find lights.

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Christmas Eve Dinner in San Francisco: My Top Picks

Discover top restaurants for Christmas Eve dinner in San Francisco 2016. Find other fun things to do that day, including tours, shows, and holiday lights.

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Union Square Christmas Tree Lighting: 2016 Event Details

The Union Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is a great holiday event in San Francisco. Get details on the 2016 event &other fun events this season.

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Black Friday in San Francisco 2016: 8 Places to Shop

The best places to shop on Black Friday in San Francisco include Union Square, the Westfield Mall, and Fisherman's Wharf. Find 8 options all around town.

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Kids Museums in San Francisco: 10 Picks for Your Family

Kids museums in San Francisco are fun for the entire family. My 10 recommendations include the Aquarium of the Bay, the Exploratorium, & the Disney Museum.

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Free Things to Do in San Francisco with Kids: 20 Fun Ideas

Free things to do in San Francisco with kids include the Golden Gate Bridge, children's museums, and hiking. Find 20 top family-friendly options here.

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San Francisco Activities: 25 Fun Things to Do

San Francisco activities include cruising the bay, attending a festival, finding hidden gems & seeing top attractions. Find my 25 top recommendations here.

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Pier 39 Tree Lighting Ceremony: 2016 Event Details

The Pier 39 tree lighting ceremony is a popular holiday event. Other highlights include live entertainment, kids activities, and a visit from Santa.

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Best Places to Stay in San Francisco: Tips to Decide

The best places to stay in San Francisco include Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. Find tips to select the perfect spot for your visit.

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San Francisco Cemeteries: History & Tips to Visit

San Francisco cemeteries offer you the chance to take a step back into the history of SF. Discover tips to visit the two that remain plus two columbariums.

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Indoor Activities in San Francisco: My 25 Top Picks

Indoor activities in San Francisco include beer festivals, sporting events, & museums. Find my 25 favorite things to do on cool, rainy SF days.

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San Francisco Christmas Lights: 2016's Top Displays

San Francisco Christmas lights 2016 include holiday trees in Union Square & Pier 39, colorful displays in local hotels, & tours to see them all.

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Things to Do in San Francisco in November 2016: 50+ Ideas

Things to do in San Francisco in November 2016 include bay cruises, tours, & festivals. Find a list of 50+ activities, attractions, and events here.

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Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco 2017

The historic Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco offers shows throughout the year. Get the schedule, directions, and nearby restaurant options.

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San Francisco Performing Arts Calendar 2017

The San Francisco performing arts calendar offers a variety of shows including theater, opera, symphony, ballet, circus, and more. Tips to find discounted tickets and details on upcoming performances.

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Nutcracker Ballet in San Francisco: 2016 Performances

The Nutcracker Ballet in San Francisco is a popular holiday event. Get ticketing information, directions, and info about special family shows.

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Thanksgiving Dinner in San Francisco 2016: My Top Picks

Thanksgiving dinner in San Francisco 2016 includes both traditional and non-traditional restaurant options. Find my list of top picks and booking details.

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San Francisco Musicals: 2017 Calendar

San Francisco musicals in 2017 include The Lion King, Avenue Q, and Hamilton. Find a full calendar of shows here.

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