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San Francisco: 5 popular activities that aren’t “tourist traps”

San Francisco: 5 popular activities that aren’t “tourist traps”

As one of the most popular destinations in the U.S., it’s no surprise that San Francisco is full of popular tourist attractions, some of which are best avoided. Some are decidedly underwhelming and some are overpriced. There are, of course, some very famous attractions that you shouldn’t pass up, even if you’re an off-the-beaten path » Read more

San Francisco: Calendar of free museum days

San Francisco: Calendar of free museum days

It’s no surprise that many of San Francisco’s best attractions are outdoors. The bay area is home to some of America’s most notable landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and Golden Gate Park. However, there are some moments that just call for a museum day. Whether you just need a break from being outside » Read more

10 free things to do in San Francisco

10 free things to do in San Francisco

By Spencer Spellman in San Francisco— While San Francisco may be one of the most expensive cities to visit in the U.S., it certainly doesn’t have to be. Whether it’s eating street food or enjoying an afternoon at one of San Francisco’s many great public parks, there are plenty of things to do for cheap, » Read more

San Francisco: 5 things to do when it rains

San Francisco: 5 things to do when it rains

By Spencer Spellman in San Francisco— If you’ve never been to San Francisco, expect the unexpected, especially when it comes to the weather. In any given day you may experience a couple different seasons, as the weather can change drastically. Because of this, you’ll want to dress in layers when visiting the city, especially if » Read more

San Francisco Street Food: Our favorite food trucks

San Francisco Street Food: Our favorite food trucks

By Spence Spellman in San Francisco— Like it or not, street food in America has seen a recent boom and is here to stay. While it may not be easy to open up your own restaurant, many entrepreneurs have jumped at the chance of launching their own food truck. Things like Facebook, Twitter and mobile » Read more

San Francisco: A day in the Mission District for under $30

San Francisco: A day in the Mission District for under $30

By Suzanne Russo— The eclectic Mission District is somehow both quintessential San Francisco and a world apart. Like the hip Marina and tony Pacific Heights, the Mission has a large population of ravishing Victorian homes but here the genteel structures keep company with tall palm trees, colorful murals and ornate Spanish-style architecture. And while its edgy, artsy flair resembles » Read more

San Francisco: Public transportation survival guide

San Francisco: Public transportation survival guide

By Spencer Spellman— If you’re spending most of your time in San Francisco itself, you’re not likely to be renting a car. The expense of parking mixed with the difficulty of finding a parking spot are reasons enough to bypass a car rental in favor of public transportation. You’ll likely be ready for a ride after climbing » Read more