Our Favorite Things To Do in San Francisco

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Gadgets Meet Golfing

If you want a great alternative place to have fun in San Francisco, try Urban Putt.   This is the city's first and only indoor miniature putt-putt course.   They have beer, snacks and miniature golf that would make Rube Goldberg proud.  

 

Historical Sites of Presidio in San Francisco

Strategically located at the northern tip of San Francisco, California, the Presidio has played an important role in American History, taking in refuge way back from the Spanish Era, the Mexican-American War, and from World War II to the Civil War.

 

Cliff House's Giant Camera

As different advanced digital SLRs are widely used today, why not look back how the very first camera works, way back since the time of Aristotle, which is known as camera obscura. A device which project an image of the surroundings onto a surface using only existing light sources from outside like sunlight. A large-scale of camera obscura, inside where people can enjoy the view of the Pacific coast in a large parabolic disc, is located in San Francisco, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001, and the last remaining structure of the world famous Playland.

 

Walking the Golden Gate Bridge

Well it was time to do it, even though I felt a little nervous. Really- I mean I am not getting any younger and that bridge has been there for a long time. I mean, people really admire it and think it is something pretty special so I decided to take a look up close and walk across. Hooray for me because it was really fun.

My Golden Gate Bridge Certificate

This is what needs to done before a GG bridge walk:

SUNSCREEN- you think it is foggy and you won’t get a sunburn- WRONG- wear the sunscreen- I promise you will thank me later.

 

Muir Woods Nature Exploration

Amidst the busy street and active life in San Francisco, nature tripper can actually enjoy here communing with wildlife. Just 12 miles north, part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is a National Park Service called Muir Woods National Monument. It was named after naturalist John Muir by William Kent who bought this land together with his wife Elizabeth Thacher Kent and later donated to the federal government.

 

Twang Honky Tonk every Wednesday

If you feel like knockin' your boots to a loud country music out of town on a Wednesday night, visit Twang at 7pm for Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree at 1333 Columbus Ave. Free admittance with great beers ($2), whiskey ($3) and tequila ($3) sold in cheap prices. Don't worry if you can't get your shoes into the twang, free country dance lessons starting 8pm with Rob Lee Thornhill and then an hour every hour after that. Soon you'll be doing Line Dancing, Electric Slide, Watermelon Crawl and more.

 

Sea Chantey On Board

Experience how the sailors lift their spirits from a boring and back-breaking job in the ship by chanteying which also serves to help them coordinate and required sailors to work together in rhythm on-board the early ocean-going cargo ships C. A. Thayer and the actual Balclutha.

During the first Saturday of every month, sea music enthusiasts gather and sing-along sea chantey and sailor songs aboard a historic ship at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park from 8pm to Midnight.

 

Telegraph Hill: Hike Up or Scramble Down?

Telegraph Hill is a neighborhood in one of the 44 hills of San Francisco, California. It is named after a semaphore which was once erected here. A peaceful and quiet residential area but it became a destination for tourists, poets and artists because of its tower, gardens and wild parrots. There are different ways how to go, spend and enjoy the hill, choose which way you want it.

Work it Up...

 

SF Beer Olympics: Flip, Drop and Party!

Not only in London, just somewhere in Broadway St. every Friday, San Francisco held their own version of Olympics: beer competition including flip cup, beer pong and relays. Everyone interested must sign at 8:30pm before the start by 9pm; allotted a team where you can easily get to meet new friends.

 

Friday Karaoke at King Kong Bar

Want to have a different kind of fun on a Friday night? Grab a beer or homemade sangria or wine, practice your vocal skills and join Glenny Kravitz Karaoke Shark starting 7pm at King Kong Bar inside the Escape From New York on Bush St. (between Kearny and Montgomery).

King Kong Bar is also open Thursday nights for Coney Island trivia quiz night with prizes and Saturday nights for various events like Club Chuckles Comedy nights, Dj's or just form your own party for any occasion and holidays.