San Francisco's unique historic cable cars are fantastically fun. Find out how they work, where they will take you, how much they cost, and how to avoid crowds. This guide includes route information, cable car facts, riding tips, and history.
A three-mile-long patchwork of lush gardens, meadows, lakes, and historic sites created over the years since 1870. This is a tour of the features that define the park. For further detail, see the sections on Golden Gate Park East, Middle, and West.
A list of many of the parks within the city, including map links showing their locations.
This is a set of guides designed to cover many celebrated and locally loved areas of San Francisco via walking and public transportation. Purchase of a Muni Visitor Passport is highly recommended. This will cover the fare for all Muni trains, buses and Cable Cars (BART is separate).
Dining recommendations are provided throughout the guides for spots located directly on or very near the tour routes. Restaurants featuring locally sourced and organic ingredients are highlighted wherever possible.
A cloth sack to carry picnic items and a blanket are suggested for Tour 2 and Tour 4, which included extended walks through Golden Gate Park and along the coast. Any combination of sun, wind, or fog may be encountered, so bring warm clothing and provisions for changing weather.