San Francisco Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in San Francisco with our insider's guide.


San Francisco Giants. Three World Series titles (2010, 2012, and 2014) and the classic design of AT&T Park lead to sellouts for nearly...


Taking in a beachside sunset is the perfect way to end a busy day—assuming the fog hasn't blown in for the afternoon. Always bring a sweater...


San Francisco is known for its treacherously steep hills, so it may be surprising to see so many cyclists. This is actually a great city for...

Boating and Sailing

San Francisco Bay has year-round sailing, but tricky currents and strong winds make the bay hazardous for inexperienced navigators. However...

Climbing and Jumping

House of Air. Inside a historic, former airplane hangar you can jump over and over and over again on massive indoor trampolines with names...


Fisherfolk angle for salmon and halibut outside the bay or striped bass and giant sturgeon within. On land, you can cast your line at the Municipal...


San Francisco 49ers. The city's NFL team recently debuted its new Levi's Stadium. The state-of-the-art facility, 44 miles south of San Francisco...


Gleneagles International Golf Course. Expect to use every club in your bag to tackle the fast, sloping greens and unpredictable winds at this...

Hang Gliding and Paragliding

Airtime of San Francisco. Paragliding is like hang gliding, but uses a parachute-like nylon glider instead of a fixed wing. Airtime of San...


Hiking options in and around San Francisco include everything from the easygoing Golden Gate Promenade along the city's waterfront to the more...

Ice Skating

Yerba Buena Ice Skating & Bowling Center. Floor-to-ceiling windows border the NHL-regulation skating rink here, bathing the rink in natural...


Surrounded by water on three sides, San Francisco has plenty of opportunities for kayaking enthusiasts of all skill levels. City Kayak. ...


San Francisco is spectacular for running. There are more than 7 miles of paved trails in and around Golden Gate Park ; circling Stow Lake...


Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts. Playing at one of the 21 courts in Golden Gate Park costs from $4 to $6; call for weekend and holiday reservations...


Between January and April, hundreds of gray whales migrate along the coast; the rest of the year humpback and blue whales feed offshore at the...


Book Your Trip

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Trending Stories
Trip Finder

Fodor's Northern California 2016

View Details
Mobile Apps

Fodor's City Guides

Download Now

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.