542 A, Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102
We might go Brit inside our walls, but right outside our doors are some of the best that San Francisco has to offer. From cable cars, galleries, and museums, to world class dining, tony boutiques, theaters and more, there’s plenty to keep you busy.
Akikio’s Sushi Bar
Chisme is a colorful Mexican taqueria and tapas (small plates) restaurant that is new to the neighborhood and so far a neighborhood favorite. They have plenty of vegan options including the famous elotes and ice cream churros that you can only find in the neighborhood. This place is perfect for lunch while you wait for to check in or a late bite. P.S. Check out the mural painting their have of artist, FNNCH.
882 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Sutro baths is one of San Francisco’s most iconic ruins. You can walk a few blocks from our location, take the 38 bus and within 35 minute bus ride; you will witness some of the most iconic and historic ruins of the west coast. Be safe when walking down the steps into the caves.
1004 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121
This is a hikers dream trail because it has gorgeous views of the pacific ocean with the view of our stunning Golden Gate bridge and the trail ends with a hidden labyrinth. If you want to explore a non- tourist side of San Francisco then take the bus 38 Geary st and enjoy the iconic views from both Sutro baths and Lands Ends. They are both next to each other.
Crissy field is like the rainbow path to the Golden Gate bridge. It’s mile route will lead you to the Presidio military neighborhood and the famous Golden Gate bridge. You can walk, bike, or job this trail. There are plenty of picnic tables in case you want to catch the sunset against the bridge shadow with a bottle of red wine. Lastly, try to stop at the Palace of Fine arts. It is at the entrance of Crissy Field and it is one of the Wonders of San Francisco.
Crissy Field Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA
We are only a 15 minute walk down on Bush st to the famous Embarcadero waterfront. This 3 mile trail can either take you to the famous Fisherman’s wharf, Pier 39, or SF Giants stadium. If you want to take a morning jog or a nice romantic walk under the bay bridge lights than the Embarcadero is the trail to take. Also there are plenty of great restaurant options and pubs for a local draft beer.
Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
Golden Gate Park
Our Golden Gate Park is one of the largest parks nationwide. I starts at the end of Haight Ashbury district and ends by Ocean beach. There is a variety of Museums, Japanese Gardens, Polo track Field, and Bison field. One of the stops you must do when visiting GGP is the Conservatory of Flowers. You can simply sit outside surrounded by their flowers and admire the view and relax. You will be amazed how big and stunning this park is after your visit.
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA, USA
If you want to experience a colorful time while visiting San Francisco than “The Castro”, si the place to see. You will not only see the colorful sights but also witness one of the first gay districts world wide that to this day, still blooms with freedom. Sundays can be a bit funky since folks like to hang out on the Harvey Milk corner naked but the night life is always lively on Castro street. If you want to experience the Castro you must dance your butt off at Q bar and visit Hot Cookie after your cardio. Those are two of the most popular hotspots that we always recommend and our guest always come back sharing how much fun they had.
Our location is 4 blocks away from the Grant Street Chinatown gates where exciting Dragon murals, farmers markets, and red lanterns across the skyline are just a few of the unique things you will see in one of the nation’s largest Chinatowns. Once you enter those gates you will be transporter to chinatown. There is some of the best dumpling bakeries, tea shops, and stop by the free admission Fortune Cookie Museum. F.Y.I Obama’s favorite chinese food restaurant is The Great Eastern Restaurant on Jackson street.
This is one of the smallest districts in the city however, it is know to be one of the oldest Japan Towns nationwide. We are only a 25 minute bus ride from Geary and Mason street. Japan town is rich with Cherry Blossom trees, karaoke bars, and statues of Lucky Cats within the 6 blocks. If you want to experience al “All you can eat”, BBQ restaurant and try to squeeze in some Japanese dessert than you must visit Yakiniq for dinner and Uji Time Desserts.
Mission/ Valencia Street
The shops on Valencia street start on 16th street to 24th with various exclusive boutiques, hipster shops, bookstores, traditional and famous eateries, and murals by local artist. Most of the shops listed donate profits to local food banks, charities, and provide programs for under resourced students making shopping on Valencia street valuable.
24th Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
North Beach “Little Italy”
Situated just north of Chinatown, North Beach in San Francisco’s “Little Italy,” filled with Old Country restaurants and cafes. This historic neighborhood is also famous for being the root of the Beatnik movement of the 1950’s and 1960’s. Nowadays, North Beach is famous for its’ bustling nightlife, beautiful churches, and cathedrals, as well as Telegraph Hill, one of San Francisco’s tallest hills, on which Coit Tower rests.
North Beach, San Francisco, CA, USA
This is one of the best hills of the city, of course; we are located here. It is the home of Grace Cathedral where many celebrities have tied the knot and once a month they have a yoga party. If you can walk up the hill, try to take a break at Huntington park and enjoy the views Nob hill has to offer.
Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA, USA
Haight Ashbury History Neighborhood- The colorful Haight Ashbury district is filled with original one of a kind exclusive boutique’s, vintage shops, world famous tattoo parlors, Victorian vintage buildings, bubbles in the sky, and hippie vibes. This is the home of the famous 1960’s Summer of Love movement.
Buena Vista Park Playground, 37°46'11. 122°26'31., 6 9th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco’s largest shopping district includes global brands and well-known department stores. Whether on the search for the latest fashion or specialized clothing, Union Square is sure to have something for everyone. The 2.6-acre public plaza is also surrounded by a bustling theater district and some world-class eateries.
This neighborhood has become the de facto center of the City, a haven for foodies, shoppers, and urbanites. Hayes Valley is conveniently located between Franklin and Laguna, Grove and Fell streets; Hayes Valley has plenty to offer The Arts – SF Symphony, Ballet Opera, the famed SF Jazz center, the Nourse Theater, Green Room and SF Conservatory of Music are all located here. Many of the City’s best restaurants and of course plenty of unique and one of a kind retail offering make this the perfect area to spend a San Francisco afternoon.
Hayes Valley, San Francisco, CA, USA
Fillmore Street Shops
On the top of Pacific Heights neighborhood is the exclusive high end retail shops on Fillmore Street. There is a variety within six blocks of cosmetic flagships, Ralph Lauren, Scotch & Soda, and unique bookstores- Fillmore street has it all. A few of the Michelin star bakeries make their presence every morning and pop up restaurants like to showcase their cuisine in this exclusive shopping district.
Benefit Cosmetics Boutique- This is the 3rd location made. The flagship is on Chestnut st.
Alice and Olivia- Designer clothing for women with bohemian designs
Scotch & Soda- International brand with its own original boutique where only exclusive items are sold.
Browser books- This is one of the few book stores left nationwide and its the original location with 2 stories of books.
Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA, USA
Valencia Street Shops
Valencia street is famously known for its Mexican food, bars with authentic cocktails and also its boutiques. There are a variety of shops from Taxidermy to Children’s arts and crafts stores. Valencia street has a shop for everything and it also has some of the best latin fusion and Indian restaurants. Valencia street also has a few children’s playgrounds and murals that have an impact on the Mission community. Don’t forget to try a Mission Style burrito after you are done with your shopping. F.Y.I. Sundays Valencia street is closed to the traffic for a block party.
Idol Vintage- Vintage boutique shop with a retro twist
Therapy- Women’s clothing and retro contemporary shop
Paxton Gate- Taxidermy, curiosities, and scululant garden
Socialist Action Books- Famous bookstore where only socialist, political, and Malcolm X books live within the shelves.
545 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110