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Keep This List of 12 Things to Try This Weekend in the Bay Area

Extreme Activities, Places to Stay and Where to Grub

Written By: Karli Karandos Things to Do in San Francisco

Fact: there is no better time of year to take a perfect road trip than the summer. Here’s your guide to road-tripping through the Bay Area, with it’s must-see neighborhood most popular for its lively and sultry bars, electric nightlife, quaint cafés, independent bookshops, galleries, musical performances and much more. It is an area adored by both tourists and residents, making it a necessary stop for anyone passing through. Get your suitcase ready and make your way to San Francisco!

Things to Do in San Francisco

Get Elevated With These Wild Rides

Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride

Per Passenger: $239

Catch spectacular views from the sky with a balloon ride over wine country! Hot air balloon rides are a popular activity in the Bay Area, with its boundless vineyards and open land. Not too far from the city, Up & Away Ballooning offers packages with state-of-the-art baskets and a post-flight breakfast waiting for you when you land.

Up & Away Ballooning
2200 Airport Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Things to Do in San Francisco

Climb the Beaver Street Wall


Imagine rock climbing right in the heart of San Francisco! The 45 foot Beaver Street Wall offers just that opportunity and is a part of the city’s Corona Heights park system, so no permit needed. All that is required is your climbing equipment and a little sense of adventure.

Beaver Street Wall
185 Beaver St
San Francisco, CA 94114

Things to Do in San Francisco

Go Bungee Jumping

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Two Jumps Per Person: $139

San Francisco is a city famous for its bridges—one big, red one in particular. How about exploring the area by bungee jumping off of one? Icarus Bungee coordinates bungee jumping expeditions at various bridges all located within a short drive from the city.

Icarus Bungee
1415 Webster St, Unit 801
Alameda, CA 94501

Things to Do in San Francisco

Get Your Fill at These Tasty Spots

Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

Must Order: Margherita Pizza

Located in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach, the city’s Little Italy, is Tony’s. Nothing refuels the body after an extreme adventure like loading up on pizza and pasta carbs!

Things to Do in San Francisco

Fog Harbor Fish House

Must Order: Cioppino

Enjoy sights of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the bay while you dine on the Cioppino at the Fog Harbor Fish House located on the famous Fisherman’s Wharf.



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Must Order: Dungeness Crab Benedict

The most important meal is breakfast, especially for adventurers. Mama’s is famous for their breakfast menu, including the Dungeness Crab Benedict!

Boost Your Following With These Backdrops

-Lombard Street

Russian Hill Between Hyde St and Leavenworth St


-Fairmont Hotel Roof

950 Mason St
San Francisco, CA 94108


-Painted Ladies

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Steiner St
San Francisco, CA 94117


-Clarion Alley

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Between Mission St and Valencia St and 17th St and 18th St


-SFMOMA Living Wall

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151 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94103


-Jack Kerouac Alley

Between Grant and Columbus Ave

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