Local Attractions

Arts & Entertainment

  • SHN Orpheum Theatre: Enjoy a show at this ornate theater featuring a cathedral-like setting. Miss Saigon will be playing during your stay.
  • SHN Golden Gate Theatre: Originally a vaudeville house and a major movie theater, Broadway shows now take place. Waitress will be playing in October.
  • Art museums: de Young, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Asian Art Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the National Museum of Mexican Art, the Museum of the African Diaspora, the Cartoon Art Museum, Crown Press Gallery and Pier 24 Photography are a few of the art museums and galleries in San Francisco that offer a diverse collection of art suitable for enthusiasts.
    • Show your badge at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and receive a 10% discount on admission tickets.
  • Science and history museums: The Contemporary Jewish Museum, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Cable Car Museum, Exploratorium and the Walt Disney Family Museum enable guests to dive into discoveries of the past and challenge their curiosities.
  • Nature museums: The Conservatory of Flowers houses nearly 2,000 species of flowers and plants in its Victorian-era greenhouse, and the Japanese Tea Garden offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city on the lush grounds of Golden Gate Park.
  • Minnesota Street Project: This building houses various up-and-coming artists.


  • Lombard Street: Every day is a winding road if you travel along this steep city block made up of eight twists and turns.
  • Golden Gate Bridge: This suspension bridge spans Golden Gate, the mile-wide strait connecting the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area: Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, this public park is 20% percent larger than Central Park in New York.
  • Crissy Field: This former U.S. Army airfield is now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and provides a wonderful setting for a walk along the Bay towards the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Alcatraz Island: Check out the prison where America’s most infamous inmates—including Al Capone—were housed and made their escape. The nighttime tour is especially creepy!
  • Coit Tower: Take in the scenes of the city from this point in the Telegraph Hill neighborhood.
  • Painted Ladies: These iconic Victorian and Edwardian houses provide a great photo op from Alamo Square.
  • Fisherman’s Warf: Grab a souvenir, sample clam chowder or check out sunbathing seals at one of the city’s busiest tourist areas.
  • Union Square: Hotels, shopping, dining and nightlife make up this bustling center of San Francisco.

Outdoor & Recreational

  • Presidio of San Francisco: A part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, this 1,500-acre park sits on a former military post. Take in the sights of the forests, hiking trails or practice your golf game on its scenic course.
  • Muir Woods National Monument: Redwood trees tower over walking trails and Redwood Creek. Enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Mount Tamalpais at the pinnacle of your hike.
  • Union Street and Sacramento Street: Enjoy a walk along these renowned areas to get a glimpse of San Francisco living.
  • Fort Point: This path underneath the Golden Gate Bridge offers a unique perspective of the bridge and the bay.
  • Chinatown walking tours: Pick your path as you choose between a food tour, Segway tour or night tour of this wonderful part of San Francisco.

Dining & Nightlife

  • SoMa StrEat Food Park: Can’t decide where to eat? Head over to this outdoor space where various food trucks set up shop.
  • Ghirardelli Square: Chocoholics rejoice! Stock up on Ghirardelli delicacies and meander around the various shops and dining destinations.
  • Hayes Valley and Hayes Street: This neighborhood is packed with shops, unique restaurants, a quaint park and art installations.
  • Guerrero and Valencia Streets: This walking neighborhood includes a wide variety of interesting restaurants and shops.