Outdoor Activities in San Francisco

Outdoor activities in San Francisco are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. San Francisco comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of San Francisco and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities San Francisco has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to San Francisco.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in San Francisco:

  1. #1 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 17189 itineraries
    Muir Woods National Monument

    Tags: National Park, Trail, Hiking Trail, Walking Area

    Address: 1 Muir Woods Rd, Mill Valley, CA 94941, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County boasts of its old growth towering Redwood trees through which scenic trails meander to Bohemian Grove, Cathedral Grove, and Redwood Creek. Among the numero...Read more

  2. #2 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 20712 itineraries
    Alcatraz Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Garden, Landmark

    Address: San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Alcatraz Island San Francisco is an infamous historical prison island, built in 1868. Alcatraz is located in middle of San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco, California, United...Read more

  3. #3 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 16586 itineraries
    Pier 39

    Tags: Bar, Aquarium, Pier, Food And Drinks

    Address: 39, Pier 39 Concourse, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    There is no end to the fun to be had here. A vast bumber of shops, restaurants, a film arcade, road exhibitions, a Marine Mammal Center, the Bay Aquarium, several virtual 3D rides, and Californian oce...Read more

  4. #4 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 6138 itineraries
    California Academy Of Sciences

    Tags: Museum, Aquarium, Educational Site, Tour

    Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118, United States

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The California Academy of Sciences is science museum in San Francisco and one of the largest natural history museums in the world. Originally established in 1853, this oldest museum in California has ...Read more

  5. #5 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 9008 itineraries
    Marin Headlands

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Park, Wildlife Park

    Address: Marin Headlands, California 94941, USA

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Marin Headlands are located within the Golden Gate National Recreational Area and offer stunning views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge and an opportunity to see some historic military sites. The...Read more

  6. #6 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 6594 itineraries
    Ghirardelli Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Dine In

    Address: 900 North Point Street, #E100, San Francisco, CA 94109

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Originally a chocolate factory established by Domenico “Domingo” Ghirardelli, it is now a retail and dining complex with several shops and restaurants. A must visit place with an interesti...Read more

  7. #7 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 16530 itineraries
    Fishermans Wharf

    Tags: Stage Show, Concert, Leisure, Market

    Address: Jefferson and Jones Streets, San Francisco, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Fishermans wharf in San Francisco is a place to experience seafood done well. The home base of San francisco fisherman's wharf underwent major development in the 70’s and 80’s to recr...Read more

  8. #8 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 12341 itineraries
    At And T Park

    Tags: Sport, Park, View Point, Stadium

    Address: 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A ballpark with a difference! Host to Major League Baseball and home to the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, AT&T Park is a must visit for any sports enthusiast. The park offers stunning view o...Read more

  9. #9 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 5430 itineraries
    North Beach

    Tags: Hotel, Bar, Outdoors, Off Beaten Path

    Address: North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94111, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    You want to come to this place, San Franciso’s own Little Italy for the really authentic cheese and pasta dishes. It’s also a thriving nightlife/red light district. Named among the top ten...Read more

  10. #10 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 3180 itineraries
    Lands End

    Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Park, View Point

    Address: 680 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Located within the Golden Gate National Recreational Area is another gem with stunning views and winding trails. Lands End is essentially a park with several points of interest within it. Visit the me...Read more

  11. #11 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 3090 itineraries
    The Walt Disney Family Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 104 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94129, United States CA 94129

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The museum is dedicated to the life and work of the legendary Walt Disney. It houses several interactive displays, early drawings, awards and artefacts belonging to the company and the man. There is a...Read more

  12. #12 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 6305 itineraries
    Cable Car Museum

    Tags: Cable Car, Specialty Museum, Souvenir Shop

    Address: 1201 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Cable car museum San Francisco located in Nob Hill, corner of Mason and Washington Street. San Francisco is home to the only cable car system in the world. While many tourists ride the cable...Read more

  13. #13 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 1868 itineraries
    Asian Art Museum Of San Francisco

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Address: 200 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The museum houses one of the most extensive collections of Asian art in the world. The collection has over 18,000 works of art and artefacts from 40 Asian countries, some of which are 6000 years old. ...Read more

  14. #14 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 3312 itineraries
    Musee Mecanique

    Tags: Entertainment, Exhibition

    Address: Pier 45 Shed A, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The Musee Mechanique is a profit-oriented interactive exhibition hall comprising of over 300 twentieth century penny arcade amusements and antiquities, which were discovered at the Fisherman's Wharf i...Read more

  15. #15 of 789 Outdoors Activities in San Francisco
    - Used in 2066 itineraries
    Cliff House

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: 1090 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco, CA 94121, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:30 pm Details

    Perched on the edge of the cliffs north of Ocean Beach, is Cliff House. It is a historical building that now serves as a restaurant and viewpoint. It is one of the most iconic restaurants in San Franc...Read more