Elevator ride up Coit Tower
On top of Telegraph Hill in North Beach, circular Coit Tower was built in 1933 for local philanthropist Lillie Hitchcock Coit. Walk into the lobby and browse the public murals before taking the elevator up to enjoy one of the best views in the city.
1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, 94133
Journey to the stars
Take a virtual journey around the universe under the dome of the Morrison Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences. The 30-minute round trip zips through the atmosphere, past the moon, Mars and beyond.
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, 94118
Paddle or row on Stow Lake
For a romantic outing on a clear day, row your loved one on Stow Lake in the middle of Golden Gate Park, surrounded by urban greenery and water fowl.
Take the 44 O’Shaughnessy Bus
Hop on the MUNI bus line in Bayview Hunters Point towards Richmond. You’ll get a fast-paced, exciting, bumpy ride up and down San Francisco’s hills, passing through Glen Park, Laguna Honda reservoir and other scenic parts of the city which many tourists miss. Hop off at Golden Gate Park.
Tour the waterfront on a Segway
Take a guided tour of the waterfront on a two-wheeled electric transporter. After a brief training with a friendly instructor, you’re on your way to seeing the city from a different vantage point while learning a bit of history and trivia.
757 Beach Street - Rear Parking Lot, 94109