Ilia & Michelle

Attractions

MUST SEE SPOTS in San Francisco for Out-of-Town Guests:

PARKS, NATURE & MUSEUMS

* Land's End Trail
* Ocean Beach
* Sutro Baths
* China Beach
* Marshall's Beach
* Sutro Park
* Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake; Conservatory of Flowers; Japanese Tea Garden
* Legion of Honor Museum
* De Young Museum
* Academy of Sciences
* Disney Family History Museum (Presidio)

DISTRICTS/NEIGHBORHOODS

* North Beach (Italian Neighborhood)
* Chinatown
* Japantown
* The Mission (Mexican/Spanish Neighborhood)

NICE WALKS

* Embarcadero & Waterfront (Ferry Building)
* Ferry Building Farmer's Market (Sat/Sun)
* Historic Trolley along Embarcadero to Fisherman's Wharf
* Coit Tower & Telegraph Hill (wild parrots & cool stairs)
* Scienic Piers
* Lombard Street (Crooked Street and colorful flowers)
* San Francisco Art Institute
* Ghirardelli Square
* Acquatic Park and Fort Mason

WINDOW-SHOPPING & HEART OF THE CITY

* Union Square (downtown) - take Cable Car from Ghirardelli Square to Union Square or Market Street(Powell and Hyde Car).
* Union Street (boutique stores)
* Chestnut Street (upscale stores, restaurants)
* Noe Valley (24th St b/w Church and CAstro) - Quaint shops, local bakeries and family neighborhood

NIGHT SIGHTS

* Tank Hill (Go to the top of Stanyan or Shrader and make a left on Belgrave - go all the way to the end, park there and walk up the trail on the left hand side)

* Base of Coit Tower - amazing view from the city here

* SF Art Institute Rooftop (Francisco & Leavenworth Streets)

PARKOUR

* SF Parkour Jams (check out forums on www.sfparkour.com

* BAPK (Bay Area Parkour): Conditioning on Monday nights at Kezar Stadium 6:15pm. (see events page at www.baparkour.com

* Both SFPK and BAPK have jams over the weekend as well as great classes every day of the week. Some are in SF and others are in Berkeley/Emeryville.

OUT OF TOWN PLACES

* Sausalito (ride Ferry there from Ferry Building downtown or from Pier 41 in Fisherman's Wharf)
* Muir Woods
* Mount Tamalpais (hikes)
* Black sand Beach beyond the Marin Headlands (name unknown, but I can tell you how to get there)
* Point Bonita Lighthouse
* Napa Valley / Sonoma / Wine Country
(favorite wineries include V.Sattui, Beringer & Montelena up by Calistoga - can also get mud bath up in Calistoga hot springs)
* Greystone Culinary Institute (in the wine country along hwy 29)
* Big Sur (McWay Falls)
* Berkeley - Tilden Park, UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley Rose Garden

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