NOTE: As of August 9, San Francisco and Bay Area counties are slowing the reopening process due to a spike in cases. Many large events, theater performances, and concerts are cancelled or postponed. Click here to stay up-to-date with what's open and opening soon.
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Hidden Gems in SF: San Francisco is full of famous attractions. However, you will also find a number of interesting hidden gems. They range from the Columbarium to the colorful Mission Murals. Click here for a list of my 25 favorite hidden gems.
Free Activities, Attractions & Events: Are you looking to save on your stay? If so, then check out these amazing free activities. You will find several of SF's top attractions are free including the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palace of Fine Arts, and Lombard Street. Find the entire list here.
A Perfect Day in San Francisco: Are you looking for the best way to spend just one day in SF? Check out my "Perfect Day in San Francisco" itinerary. It shows you how to visit the best SF attractions and see as much as possible in just one day. Click here for details.
SF Festivals & Street Fairs: Almost every weekend in SF, you will find a fun festival and/or street fair. They range from the large Cherry Blossom Festival in April to the free concerts all summer long in Stern Grove. Click here to check out the calendar of upcoming festivals and street fairs in San Francisco.
SF Film Festivals: SF hosts more than 50 film festival every year. You will find large festivals such as the International Film Festival in April and May as well as dozens of smaller festivals such as the Irish, Arab, or Jewish Film Festivals. Click here for a calendar of film festivals each month in SF.
Wine Tasting Events: The city is also lucky to have a large number of wine tasting events every year. The largest is the Chronicle Wine Tasting Festival in February. You can also sample fun wines during the Rhone Rangers, Pinot Day, and the TAPAS festivals each year. Click here for this year's schedule.
It can be expensive to visit San Francisco. However, there are dozens of ways to save money in order to see as much as possible. These are the three places I look for discounts in SF and when I'm traveling to other locations.
Goldstar: This is a gem of a site for those that love to see and do as much as possible. Goldstar features discounted tickets (often at up to 50% off) for events such as the theater, ballet, and symphony. They also have tickets at a great price (also up to 50% off) for popular cruises such as the SF Bay Cruise, the Segway Tours, and almost a dozen walking tours. Make sure you check them out before you book tickets anywhere else. Click here to check out their current selection.
Booking.com: When I travel, I also check out the great hotel offers on Booking.com. They do a really good job of helping travelers get the best deals. Before you book, make sure to see what deal you might be able to get. Click here to head to their site for details.
Living Social: Another place I look for discounts in SF is Living Social. They offer discounts on restaurants, attractions, and other SF activities. Their selection changes frequently, so you never know what you might find. Check them out here before you visit SF.
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Hi there! I'm Jill Loeffler and welcome to my site. I've been exploring San Francisco for almost two decades and I can't wait to help you find the best things to do here! Thanks for stopping by and please contact me if you have any questions before your trip.