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City Landmarks San Francisco has many lanes and streets designated for bikers

High Energy Days

  • • Rent a bike for an amazing ride across the Golden Gate Bridge and take a ferry back for amazing views of SF's skyline.
  • • Hike the cliffs near Baker Beach for terrific coastal views and wade in the Pacific at Baker Beach.
  • • Play tennis in Dolores Park, basketball at the Panhandle or volleyball at the Marina Green.
  • • Take a dip in the pool at the YMCA Embarcadero or at the University of SF's Koret Center.
  • • Go bowling or ice skating at Yerba Buena Center.
  • Go sailing or kayaking in the San Francisco Bay gives a new perspective on city landmarks.

Low Energy Days

  • • Red Vic Movie House (Haight) presents classic and recent films in a laid-back setting with couches and organic snacks.
  • • City Hall is a hidden gem: It has the 5th tallest dome in the world, covers two city blocks and is one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture.
  • • American Conservatory Theatre in Union Square produces groundbreaking classics.
  • • Take a one-hour ferry ride to the Golden Gate Bridge or Alcatraz in order to experience the city from the Bay.

Lesser-Known Sites

Check out some of the San Francisco remarkable attractions and world-famous landmarks.

  • • Ascend the Greenwich stairs to observe WPA-era murals inside Coit Tower.
  • • Savor the curves of Lombard Street, the Crookedest Street in the World.
  • • Visit Twin Peaks for the best 360 view.
  • • Tour two superb Victorians: the Haas Lilienthal and Octagon mansions.
  • • Stroll through Hayes Valley for a lazy afternoon of window shopping.

Lombard Street in full bloom
Lombard Street