Posts By: Britt

Coit Tower | San Francisco’s Observation Deck

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Coit Tower San Francisco

This post is a visitors guide to Coit Tower in San Francisco with tips on when to come, how to get here, how much you will pay, and what you will see.  Coit Tower is one of San Francisco’s most recognizable landmarks and a place everyone should add to their list, if only for the […]

Top 10 Places for Photos in San Francisco

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“God took the beauty of the Bay of Naples, the Valley of the Nile, the Swiss Alps, the Hudson River Valley, rolled them into one and made San Francisco Bay.” If Fiorello LaGuardia, the famed mayor of New York City, and from a family of Italian immigrants, could say this about San Francisco, who are […]

Where to See the Best San Francisco Christmas Lights

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San Francisco Christmas Lights

This post is a guide to the best Christmas lights and holiday displays in San Fransisco and how to see them. We’ve updated the list for all of the top places to visit around the city for 2020 as best we can. Due to the pandemic, some of the events listed below are uncertain to […]

Christmas in San Francisco

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San Francisco Christmas

This post is a guide to things to do in San Francisco during Christmas, including holiday-themed tours, light displays, performances, ice-skating, and Christmas markets.  

Walking the Golden Gate Bridge | A Visitor Guide

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Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

This post is a visitor’s guide to the Golden Gate Bridge, with tips on how to get here, where to park, where to get the best views as well as guided and self-guided tours. Check out our pay-what-like tours of San Francisco, including our Golden Gate Bridge tour!

Whale Watching in San Francisco

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This post covers options for whale watching in San Francisco, including details about the best times and places to go, what species you may see, and tours.

What to Do in San Francisco at Night

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This post offers suggestions for the best things to do at night in San Francisco, including a top 10 list, night tours, dinner cruises, late-night museums, rooftop bars, and more. 

Alcatraz Tours and Tickets

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Alcatraz Island Tours and Tickets

This guide covers how to visit Alcatraz, what you will see, what to do if Alcatraz tickets are sold out, which Alcatraz tours are the best, and how to find discounts. Do not miss this gem (and Free Tours by Foot) during your next visit to San Francisco!  NOTE: Alcatraz Island is still open for […]

Self Guided Tour of Chinatown San Francisco

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When stepping into San Francisco’s Chinatown, you step into a world of vibrant colors, sounds, sights, and smells that will immediately whisk you around the globe. While there are several distinct Chinese neighborhoods in San Francisco, the oldest and largest Chinatown lies in the heart of downtown. On this self-guided tour of Chinatown, you’ll visit […]

17 Day Trips from San Francisco

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Day Trips from San Francisco

This post provides information about the most popular day trips from San Francisco Bay Area, Yosemite National Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Silicon Valley, Napa Valley, and Sonoma Valley.  Yosemite National Park Yosemite National Park is a beautiful park spanning 747,956 acres and 800 miles of hiking trails just 3.5 hours from San Francisco. Famed for […]