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Your essential guide to the very best things to do around San Francisco

The best things to do in San Francisco
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The best things to do in San Francisco

There are tons of amazing things to do in San Francisco. 

The best things to do in San Francisco this weekend
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The best things to do in San Francisco this weekend

Create, dance and get naked in public (yes, really!) at this weekend's best events. 

The best free things to do in San Francisco
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The best free things to do in San Francisco

With winter now in the rearview, free things to do in San Francisco become plentiful. 

The best things to do in San Francisco with kids
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The best things to do in San Francisco with kids

These spots are good enough to delight even the childless.

The best San Francisco attractions for tourists (and locals!)
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The best San Francisco attractions for tourists (and locals!)

San Francisco is small, just seven miles squared, but it packs a mighty punch. 

Best of SF’s art scene

The best Broadway shows, musicals and plays to see in 2019
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The best Broadway shows, musicals and plays to see in 2019

Our short list of the major new plays, musicals and revivals coming to SF.

The best San Francisco museums
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The best San Francisco museums

Explore ancient artifact, modern design and even the history of ice cream.

The best outdoor movies in the Bay Area this summer
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The best outdoor movies in the Bay Area this summer

Where to catch your favorite flick in the park.

The best art galleries in San Francisco
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The best art galleries in San Francisco

The best SF galleries to see local and international talent.

Best outdoor adventures in the Bay Area

Get outdoors with the best hikes in the Bay Area
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Get outdoors with the best hikes in the Bay Area

SF's urban hikes promise fresh eucalyptus-scented air, open cliffs, stunning views of the ocean, redwood forests and a free workout to boot. 

The 12 best San Francisco parks
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The 12 best San Francisco parks

Start exploring the best San Francisco parks. 

See colorful wildflowers on these Bay Area hikes
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See colorful wildflowers on these Bay Area hikes

One upside to San Francisco’s endlessly rainy winter? Those gray days have given way to an abundance of wildflowers.

Where to go camping in the San Francisco Bay Area
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Where to go camping in the San Francisco Bay Area

One of the many privileges of living in San Francisco is immediate access to nature. 

The best San Francisco beaches
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The best San Francisco beaches

From the Pacific to the Bay, there’s a sandy stretch for every beach-going style.

The best outdoor bars in San Francisco
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The best outdoor bars in San Francisco

Sunny patios, beer gardens and rooftop bars to belly up to. 

The best views in San Francisco
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The best views in San Francisco

San Francisco has no shortage of stunning views. Here’s where to find them.

The best swimming pools in the San Francisco Bay Area
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The best swimming pools in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dip your toes at these stylish pools around the Bay Area. 

Best spots to snap a pic in SF

The most Instagrammable places in San Francisco
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The most Instagrammable places in San Francisco

San Francisco might just be the world’s most Instagrammable city. 

The most beautiful, Instagrammable streets in San Francisco
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The most beautiful, Instagrammable streets in San Francisco

The quest for the perfect photo is over with these stunning spots around town.

The coolest, Instagram-worthy murals in San Francisco
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The coolest, Instagram-worthy murals in San Francisco

Did you know San Francisco ranks in the top three cities in the country for murals?

The most beautiful buildings in San Francisco
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The most beautiful buildings in San Francisco

San Francisco has its share of iconic buildings, from the Painted Ladies to the Ferry Building.

The ultimate guide to the Mission murals
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The ultimate guide to the Mission murals

This open-air museum is concentrated in the Mission District. 

The 10 most beautiful staircases in San Francisco
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The 10 most beautiful staircases in San Francisco

Keen to explore the city’s more calf-straining attractions? 

Hike to these hidden rope swings with gorgeous views of the Bay Area
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Hike to these hidden rope swings with gorgeous views of the Bay Area

Here are five scenic swings in the Bay Area to release your inner child.  

Best of San Francisco’s dating scene

The best date ideas in San Francisco
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The best date ideas in San Francisco

Why settle for the standard dinner and a movie when you could try out one of these unique date ideas?

Cheap date ideas in San Francisco better than dinner and a movie
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Cheap date ideas in San Francisco better than dinner and a movie

Dirt-cheap date ideas for cash-strapped city dwellers.

The most romantic things to do in San Francisco
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The most romantic things to do in San Francisco

>Woo your boo with one of these romantic things to do in SF.

The best bars in San Francisco for a first date
Bars

The best bars in San Francisco for a first date

You might just end your night drunk in love (at least with the venue).

The most romantic restaurants in San Francisco
Restaurants

The most romantic restaurants in San Francisco

It's easy to fall in love at the most romantic restaurants in San Francisco.

Singles bars in San Francisco where you can actually meet people
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Singles bars in San Francisco where you can actually meet people

Hooking up is hard to do—unless you know where to go.

Best weekend getaways from SF

The 10 best weekend getaways from San Francisco
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The 10 best weekend getaways from San Francisco

Escape from the city with these stress-free weekend getaways.

The 13 best day trips from San Francisco
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The 13 best day trips from San Francisco

Discover pristine beaches and mountain woodlands.