The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks in San Francisco and a must-see when you visit the city. As you get enthralled by the magnificence of the bridge, you'll get some heartwarming flashbacks of the TV show Full House. Walking or biking across the bridge is an unmissable experience. From the east side walkway, you can take in the soaring 746-foot towers, the city skyline, the Marin Headlands and the Pacific Ocean stretching to the horixon.
Check out Crissy Field on the northern end of San Francisco for a view and a trip that haunt you for a long time. What is hot at the moment is the new Bay Bridge, so make sure you check it out as well.
San Francisco has a vibrant artistic community, so there are plenty of sculptures and pieces of art to check. There are also great bands performing regularly.
Take a stroll along the neighborhoods in souther San Francisco - such as Mission -, get ready to be impressed by the Coit Tower or the Transamerica Tower, one of the tallest in San Francisco, that is why it is recommended to check it out from street level. Talk about heights, don't miss the Twin Peaks, one of San Francisco's highest neighborhoods.
However, Downtown San Francisco better be on your list as well as Sutro Tower - one of San Francisco's most interesting landmarks.
With its hills and valleys, San Francisco is a jewel when it comes to views and one of the places where you can admire sights is on a Bay Area Caltrain ride. Alternatively, you can get a view of the whole city from somewhere up on a hill.
With a sinfully delicious array of organic fruit and vegetables, and gourmet goodies from olive oils, meat, cheese and bread to chocolate, jams and flowers, Ferry Building Marketplace is a foodie's paradise.