30 Things to Do in San Francisco - California Academy of Sciences - Includes an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest with butterflies and birds, natural history exhibits, and interactive science exhibits. Be sure to visit the unusual green roof (entirely covered in plants). The museum is open daily 9:30-5:00 and Sundays 11:00-5:00. Tickets are $25-35. **Museum is included in the San Francisco City Pass, which provides museum discounts and cable car passes.
Taking in the statuesque redwood trees of Muir Woods
The View is one of those blink-and-you’ll-miss it city secrets that we’re delighted to have discovered. There, right in the middle of startup-shopping mall-convention center-land, way at the top of a hotel you’d never go to, is this bar with a ridiculously rad view and booze for you to drink! The cocktails ain’t cheap, but we’ve enjoyed taking in the stunning scenery over a Moscone Mule. It has a funny (punny!) name. They’ve got a special 25 year anniversary cocktail featuring San…
It was a nice day and I had some free time, so I decided to explore a place I'd never seen before. I took the bus to the literal end of the road - Geary Boulevard, specifically - and ended up at Sutro Baths/Point Lobos. This is at the distant northwestern tip of San Francisco, and more remote than most touristy places. Aside from the long ride, it takes a little climbing to get down to this beach. Definitely worth the effort, though!