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1. Union Square
Union Square, San Francisco
Activities
Super Popular
Super Popular
Always popular • Group go-to
333 Post St
Activities
1. Union Square
Union Square, San Francisco
Super Popular
Super Popular
Always popular • Group go-to
333 Post St
2. Museum Of Ice Cream
Union Square, San Francisco
Museums & Galleries
Popular weekday afternoons
Popular weekday afternoons
Popular weekdays • Popular weekend afternoons
1 Grant Ave
Museums & Galleries
2. Museum Of Ice Cream
Union Square, San Francisco
Popular weekday afternoons
Popular weekday afternoons
Popular weekdays • Popular weekend afternoons
1 Grant Ave
3. Hawthorn
Union Square, San Francisco
Activities
Group go-to
Group go-to
Popular on weekends • Popular after midnight on weekends
46 Geary St
Activities
3. Hawthorn
Union Square, San Francisco
Group go-to
Group go-to
Popular on weekends • Popular after midnight on weekends
46 Geary St
4. Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround
Union Square, San Francisco
Parks & Rec
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by visitors
Powell St
Parks & Rec
4. Powell Street Cable Car Turnaround
Union Square, San Francisco
Group go-to
Group go-to
Loved by visitors
Powell St
5. Color Factory
Union Square, San Francisco
Museums & Galleries
575 Sutter St
Museums & Galleries
5. Color Factory
Union Square, San Francisco
575 Sutter St
6. McKesson Plaza
Union Square, San Francisco
Parks & Rec
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Popular weekday mornings
1 Post St
Parks & Rec
6. McKesson Plaza
Union Square, San Francisco
Popular weekdays
Popular weekdays
Popular weekday mornings
1 Post St
7. Shelton Theater
Union Square, San Francisco
Theater & Shows
533 Sutter St
Theater & Shows
7. Shelton Theater
Union Square, San Francisco
533 Sutter St
8. San Francisco Playhouse
Union Square, San Francisco
Theater & Shows • $$
450 Post St
Theater & Shows • $$
8. San Francisco Playhouse
Union Square, San Francisco
450 Post St
9. Hotel des Arts
Union Square, San Francisco
Museums & Galleries
447 Bush St
Museums & Galleries
9. Hotel des Arts
Union Square, San Francisco
447 Bush St
10. San Francisco Visitor Information Center
Union Square, San Francisco
Parks & Rec
900 Market St
Parks & Rec
10. San Francisco Visitor Information Center
Union Square, San Francisco
900 Market St
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Get to know nearby neighborhoods

Soma

SoMa, or the South of Market neighborhood, is home to AT&T Stadium, the home of the San Francisco Giants, as well as plenty of locally-owned coffee bars and pubs, restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques, some of which are housed in the district's old warehouses. With many office buildings and companies based here, many locals head to SoMa to work Monday through Friday and for nightlife on the weekends.

Inner Mission

The San Francisco Inner Mission is a diverse neighborhood home to a mix of thrift stores, coffeehouses, bookstores, restaurants, and more. This area boasts a vibrant music and arts scene, hosting festivals, parades, and fairs throughout the year.

Fisherman's Wharf

Located on the city's northern waterfront, Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most popular tourist destinations in San Francisco. One of the area's main attractions is Pier 39, a plaza filled with stores selling San Francisco-themed goods, sweet shops, and seafood restaurants. Another popular attraction here is Ghirardelli Square, a public area home to shops, restaurants, and of course, Ghirardelli chocolate shops.

Financial District

San Francisco's Financial District is a bustling business hub filled with towering buildings and workspaces. Located here is the famous Transamerica Pyramid building, along with ample places to shop and dine. One option is Tadich Grill, which is the city's oldest restaurant. Other dining options include Wayfare Tavern and COI, which offers French-California fusion cuisine.

North Beach

Known as San Francisco's "Little Italy", North Beach is home to plenty of restaurants as well as the beloved Washington Square Park, which offers ample green space and hosts various events throughout the year. North Beach is a popular dining destination for locals and tourists alike, home to cafes with outdoor seating and fine dining spots. Other attractions in this neighborhood include City Lights bookstore and the Vallejo Street Stairway, which offers views of the Bay.

Tenderloin

The Tenderloin is diverse, centrally-located in the city, and home to many bars and cocktail lounges. Some of its main attractions include the Great American Music Hall, a popular music venue, as well as historic theaters hosting Broadway and off-Broadway performance. Restaurants here range from traditional to trendy, and from casual to upscale. When it comes to nightlife, this district has everything from live music to karaoke lounges.

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