how to spend one day in san francisco

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One Day San Francisco Itinerary

While one day in San Francisco isn’t enough to see everything, it’s enough to see the major tourist attractions. This San Francisco itinerary is perfect for first time visitors to the city.

See the Golden Gate Bridge

Whether you go for sunrise, sunset, or in the middle of the day - you must see the Golden Gate Bridge!

Ride the Cable Cars

Hop on the Cable Cars near Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf, or North Beach for a unique ride through the city!

Check out Lombard Street

See the “crookedest street in the world”. Lombard street is a narrow, windy, one way street that connects the Russian Hill and North Beach neighborhoods.

Vintage Shop in the Haight

In addition to the hippie vibes, the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood offers beautiful Victorian homes, street art, and great vintage and thrift shopping!

Spend the Day in the Park

On a sunny day, head to Mission Dolores Park to soak in the sunshine, relax, and enjoy the views of the city!