Metropolis or friendly small town? San Francisco is both, and is truly one of the most unique cities in the U.S. Here are the 8 things to do in San Francisco to surely make it unforgettable.
Starting off by visiting Alcatraz Island, come prepared with questions and an open mind to learn about the impressive history, inmates and escape attempts that make this spot so iconic to this very day.
Soon afterwards, go wander around Pier 39 to snag delicious seafood and gaze upon the Sea Lions hanging out on the wharf for a truly comical display while finishing up your clam chowder. Following the laughs and the refreshing sea breeze, head on over to the Haight-Ashbury.
Emerging as the center of the hippy movement in the 60’s and still maintaining the counterculture vibes that established it, the hub still offers plenty of local vendors and boutiques offering everything tie-dye and vintage.
Any trip to the Bay area must include the walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, because it’s just that important, for your social media and your personal vision. San Francisco is a perfectly walkable city, but boy is it a workout. With countless hills and steep inclines the classic cable car will do the job just fine. Utilize the cable car to your utmost advantage until you make it to the curves of Lombard Street. With beautiful flowers and electrifying hairpin turns, it’s a truly unique street to check out.
San Francisco also holds the title, though arguable, of having America’s best Chinatown. For your instagram feeds, be sure to walk on over to the iconic Painted Ladies’ houses, also known as postcard row, the street blew up in popularity after the hit show ‘Full House’. San Francisco proves to be a notable and iconic city that many would enjoy, from its open and accepting culture to the geographic and urban beauties that create it.