Highest-rated things to do in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in San Francisco, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in San Francisco on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Filbert Steps

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (585 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Walking Areas
- Address: Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA 94133-3204
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#29. Mission Dolores Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (875 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: Dolores Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
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#28. 16 Avenue Tiled Steps

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (643 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#27. Baker Beach

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (951 reviews)
- Type of activity: Beaches
- Address: 1504 Pershing Dr, San Francisco, CA 94129-3306
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#26. Fisherman's Wharf

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (19381 reviews)
- Type of activity: Neighborhoods, Piers & Boardwalks
- Address: Jefferson Street Between Hyde and Powell Streets, San Francisco, CA 94133
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#25. Presidio of San Francisco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1868 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 210 Lincoln Boulevard on the Presidio's Main Post, San Francisco, CA 94129
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#24. Angel Island State Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (980 reviews)
- Type of activity: State Parks
- Address: Pier 41, San Francisco, CA 94109
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#23. Japanese Tea Garden

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3316 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4502
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#22. Musee Mecanique

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2881 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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#21. de Young Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2149 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4502
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#20. San Francisco Botanical Garden

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (994 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Gardens
- Address: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370
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#19. Pier 39

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (22575 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Piers & Boardwalks
- Address: Beach Street & The Embarcadero Parking area, San Francisco, CA 94133
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#18. Cable Car Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3707 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 1201 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94108-1071
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#17. Legion of Honor

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2037 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 100 34th Ave Lincoln Park, San Francisco, CA 94121-1677
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#16. San Francisco Bay

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7330 reviews)
- Type of activity: Bodies of Water
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#15. Coit Tower

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (4496 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133-3106
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#14. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2052 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 151 3rd St Enter on Howard or Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107
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#13. Lombard Street

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (18184 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Scenic Walking Areas
- Address: 1070 Lombard Street between Jones St and Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109
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#12. Ferry Building Marketplace

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7371 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Shopping Malls
- Address: 1 Ferry Building The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209
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#11. Cable Cars

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25129 reviews)
- Type of activity: Trams
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#10. Lands End

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2839 reviews)
- Type of activity: Hiking Trails
- Address: Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino del Mar, San Francisco, CA 94121
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#9. Walt Disney Family Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2774 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 104 Montgomery St The Presidio, San Francisco, CA 94129-1718
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#8. California Academy of Sciences

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (5965 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums
- Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118-4503
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#7. Exploratorium

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3497 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, Science Museums
- Address: Green St Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
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#6. Twin Peaks

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (6388 reviews)
- Type of activity: Lookouts
- Address: 501 Twin Peaks Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94114
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#5. Golden Gate Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (9529 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1898
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#4. Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4429 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco, CA 94123-1002
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#3. Oracle Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7089 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107-2134
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#2. Golden Gate Bridge

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49378 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: US-101, San Francisco, CA 94129
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#1. Alcatraz Island

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (55409 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, National Parks
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