Here's a list of Scouts Top 10 Must See Sights around San Francisco, click on the names for the links.
Located at the Ferry Building, the local farmers market includes numerous vendors with fresh produce, coffee, cheese, prepared foods and candies - all with the beautiful view of the Bay Bridge. The market is a great place to mix with Bay Area vendors and locals.
The de Young Museum includes art from American, African, Americans, and Oceania influences - bringing different cultures and perspectives into the museum located in Golden Gate Park.
3. Coit Tower
Located on Telegraph Hill, Coit Tower can be reached by a short hike. The observation deck at the top of the tower includes a 360-degree view of San Francisco, the Bay Area, and both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges.
The Exploratorium is a museum that brings science, art, and human perception to its visitors; allowing guests to explore the museum with hands on exhibits.
A different kind of theater experience - The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema serves a full menu of entrees, milkshakes, and fun movie treats throughout the showing of their films. The location is off the tourist path in the Mission, walking distance to Dolores Park if you want to sneak in some sunshine after a movie.
Known for their classic roast chicken (order the second you sit down! Takes 1 hour to prepare), this French-Italian classic is a San Francisco must see. All of the meat, produce, and fish are farmed in a sustainable manor. Pro-tip, order the shoestring fries on the side.
The Painted Ladies are Victorian and Edwardian architectural classics. You might recognize the homes from popular movies and Television shows such as Full House. The best view of the homes is from the top of Alamo Square Park, where you can also see a sprawling view of San Francisco.
Take a ride from San Francisco’s waterfront, across the Golden Gate Bridge to the picturesque seaside towns of Sausalito and Tiburon. If you don’t have the energy to ride all the way back, the ferry is an easy return trip back to the city.
Love chocolate? Ghirardelli Square is a great way to taste some classic San Francisco chocolate while enjoying local shops and restaurants by the waterfront.
10. Alcatraz Tour
This Federal Prison used to be home to numerous infamous criminals. Today, you can take a tour of the facilities and learn about the deep rooted history surrounding this landmark.