Combine a San Francisco City Tour and guided visit to Alcatraz for the ultimate introduction to San Francisco! You'll enjoy the beauty and attractions of everyone's favorite city, in addition to a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an audio walking tour.
San Francisco Castro District
Looking to visit the best San Francisco tourist attractions to explore during your next vacation? Here are some fun things to do in the amazing Castro District of the City by the Bay. While in the Castro district in San Francisco, be sure to check out the historic Castro Theater. Unique for its lavish architecture, you can grab a matinee showing of their featured classic movie of the month. Continue reading for more tips & ideas… or watch our video travel guide about this vibrant district!
Top things to do in Castro district San Francisco
Let’s continue with our Castro tour… Come visit a piece of American history located at 575 Castro. It is a memorial in dedication to Harvey Milk, icon and California’s first gay elected official. It is located in front of a Camera Store he used to own.
Nightlife in the Castro is anything but dull. This neighborhood welcomes everyone to come be the life of the party! It is not uncommon to see people flocking the streets for the next exciting bar, which is never very far from Castro St. For a taste of Latin flavor visit Pisco – this bar contains many artisan assortments of the drinks.
To get to know more about San Francisco and its fascinating neighborhoods such as Castro, Chinatown and more, make sure to check out the rest of our guides for information about all of the amazing things to see in San Francisco.
Stroll into San Francisco’s amazing California Academy of Sciences with this early-access admission ticket. For one low price — a Viator Exclusive available nowhere else — skip the lines and enjoy entry one hour earlier than the general public, a privilege normally reserved for annual members of the Academy. Then wander about the aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum and 4-story rainforest, all under one roof. With so much to explore, you’ll appreciate the crowd-free hour of checking out all there is to see at your own pace.
Take time out for a day trip into the wild beauty of Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. You'll spend 5-6 hours inside the park with a combination of guided hikes, breathtaking vistas and free-time to explore on your own. Enjoy the beautiful countryside and discover the raw beauty of California's most famous national park.
Contrast the brutal austerity of Alcatraz with the sheer beauty of Muir Woods and Sausalito on this enthralling day trip from San Francisco. It's a whole day of contrasts: from catching the ferry to Alcatraz Island and driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, to walking through a forest of giant redwoods and relaxing in the picturesque village of Sausalito.
Wine taste your way through Napa and Sonoma on this day trip from San Francisco. Enjoy a comfortable, picturesque drive by luxury coach to wine country to visit several wineries for guided tours and tastings. Walk through beautiful vineyards, explore the winemaking facilities, and learn about the history of winemaking from your guide as you sip fine wine. Stop in Yountville to enjoy lunch and browse specialty shops at your leisure and expense. This comprehensive wine tour is the most relaxing way to experience California wine country, and all tastings are included!