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Things to do in South Bay

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Baker Beach is a public beach on the peninsula of San Francisco, California, U.S.. The beach lies on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in the northwest of the city. The best beach to see the Golden Gate Bridge. ”
  • 164 locals recommend
Beach
“China Beach is a beautiful and historic cove in San Francisco's Sea Cliff neighborhood. It lies between Baker Beach and Lands End and is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area with views of the GG Bridge”
  • 35 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“The Lands End Trail has stunning views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. There is a lovely labyrinth to walk. If your group are hikers this might be a perfect location.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nature
“This is really secret spot smack dab in the middle of the Sea Cliff area. You know Sea Cliff, right? The neighborhood Robin Williams once lived in? This beach is only accessible by stairs so it's amazing how secluded it is. Or at least it was secluded when I was a teenager...”
  • 20 locals recommend
Beach
“leave your inhibitions and swimsuit at home. If you're not familiar with the Pacific Ocean in SF - only the daring swim it unless it's 100 degrees F outside. The water is bitterly cold! This is predominantly a gay beach, but welcoming of everyone. It's a hike to get down there. At the foot of the stairs there's a small uncrowded beach. Keep going around the big rocks and you'll likely see some things you've never seen before. Keep going til the very end (tide dependent) until the security guard yells at you for going too far and you'll be standing RIGHT under the Golden Gate Bridge - one of the coolest, least-photographed views of the bridge is from right here. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bus Line
“Baker Beach, birthplace of the legendary Burning Man festival. The first Man burned here in 1986 when founders lit up an improvised wooden figure on Summer Solstice and a crowd gathered to watch. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Trail
“This short shoreline trail in the Presidio lets you experience the city’s ocean bluffs. It’s a nice example of how human structures are integrated into the natural environment in San Francisco. You can explore remnants of the old military outpost from the early 1900s, which are built into the steep cliffs. Go just before sunset on a clear day and you’ll be rewarded with colorful, expansive views of the Pacific, the perfect ending to a day by the bay.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Trail
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
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Route
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Route
“Our favorite hike in the city, that includes gorgeous views and a trip down to the beach. It can be windy, even on a sunny day, so dress in layers.”
  • 1 local recommends