San Francisco Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in San Francisco - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 151

(151 out of 151 results)

Fodor's Choice

Area

View All 279

On the Waterfront 22

[+]

Embarcadero 5

Financial District 4

Fisherman's Wharf 9

SoMa and Civic Center 20

[+]

Civic Center 6

Hayes Valley 1

SoMa 12

Tenderloin 1

Union Square and Chinatown 20

[+]

Chinatown 13

Union Square 7

The Haight, the Castro, and Noe Valley 15

[+]

Castro 6

Haight 5

Noe Valley 4

Nob Hill and Russian Hill 15

[+]

Nob Hill 8

Polk Gulch 1

Russian Hill 6

Pacific Heights and Japantown 14

[+]

Japantown 4

Pacific Heights 10

North Beach 14

Mission District 12

[+]

Dogpatch 1

The Marina and the Presidio 11

[+]

Cow Hollow 3

Marina 3

Presidio 5

Golden Gate Park 10

Western Shoreline 6

[+]

Sunset District 1

The Richmond 5

Show More +
Category

View All 161

Arts/ Performance Venue 11

Beach–Sight 1

Bridge/ Tunnel 1

Building/ Architectural Site 17

Educational Institution 1

Fountain 1

Garden/ Arboretum 4

Government Building 1

Historic District/ Site 1

Hotel–Sight 6

House/ Mansion/ Villa 12

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Information Center 2

Island 1

Jail 1

Library/ Archive 3

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 2

Market/ Bazaar 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 3

Military Site 2

Museum/ Gallery 28

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 2

Neighborhood/ Street 7

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 2

Park/ Playground 9

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 7

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 9

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 8

Restaurant–Sight 7

Spa–Sight 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 10

Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 2

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Windmill 1

Zoo/ Aquarium 1

Show More +
Best For

View All 33

Family 15

Historical 1

San Francisco Sights

Showing 151 out of 151 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

826 Valencia mural

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Fans of graphic novelist Chris Ware will want to take a good look at the facade of 826 Valencia, the nonprofit organization established...

Alcatraz

  • Jail

Thousands of visitors come every day to walk in the footsteps of Alcatraz's notorious criminals. The stories of life and death on "the...

Alta Plaza Park

  • Park/Playground

Golden Gate Park's longtime superintendent, John McLaren, designed Alta Plaza in 1910, modeling its terracing on that of the Grand Casino...

American Conservatory Theater

  • Arts/Performance Venue

Celebrated local architects Bliss and Faville, also responsible for the nearby St. Francis Hotel, designed the neoclassical home of San...

Angel Island

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

For an outdoorsy adventure and some fascinating history, consider a day at this island northwest of Alcatraz. Discovered by Spaniards...

Asian Art Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

You don't have to be a connoisseur of Asian art to appreciate a visit to this museum whose monumental exterior conceals a light, open,...

Atherton House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

The mildly daffy design of this Victorian-era house incorporates Queen Anne, Stick-Eastlake, and other architectural elements. Many claim...

Axford House

  • House/Mansion/Villa

This mauve house was built in 1877 by William Axford, a Scottish immigrant and metalsmith whose Mission Iron Works made cannonballs for...

Balmy Alley murals

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Mission District artists have transformed the walls of their neighborhood with paintings, and Balmy Alley is one of the best-executed...

Beach Chalet

  • Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)

Hugging the park's western border, this 1925 Willis Polk–designed structure houses gorgeous Depression-era murals of familiar San Francisco...

Advertisement

Book A Trip
  • HOTELS

  • FLIGHTS

  • PACKAGES

  • CARS