Guía de los barrios de San Francisco: adónde ir y qué visitar para turistas

Planning a trip to lovely San Francisco? We highlighted a handful of the top attractions, places to see, and which neighborhoods in San Francisco to visit during your vacation.

Golden Gate

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Abarcando principalmente el parque que lleva su nombre, este barrio es muy popular entre familias por su gran variedad de atracciones y ofrendas al aire libre.

Below are a few ideas of fun activities. Want more? Then check out this list of things to do in Golden Gate Park during your trip.

Top Things to Do in Golden Gate

  • Picnic in the park. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this urban cultural park with a picnic lunch.
  • Visit one of the country’s foremost science centers. Explore the California Academy of Sciences and you’ll be sure to learn many new things about the world around us.
  • Indulge your artistic side with a visit to the world-class de Young Museum.
  • A lover of nature? Then stop by the Conservatory of Flowers to marvel at the most beautiful collection of blossoms you’ll ever see.
  • Interact with some of the world’s most amazing critters at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. In addition to rare and endangered animals from around the globe, they also have 100 acres of peaceful gardens for you to explore.

Fisherman’s Wharf

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An area that’s quite popular with tourists, this waterfront neighborhood encompasses Pier 39, Ghirardelli Square, and the departure point for many cruises. It’s also filled with lots of shops and seafood restaurants.

Las Mejor Cosas que hacer en Muelle de los Pescadores

  • Check out the weird and wonderful artifacts on display at Ripley’s Believe it or Not! You can certainly say this is the most bizarre museum you’ve ever been to.
  • “Meet” your favorite celebrities at the iconic Madame Tussauds.
  • Set sail on a cruise. Whether you’re scoping out the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, or the local landmarks, many cruises depart from Pier 39.
  • Learn about local marine life with a visit to the educational Aquarium of the Bay, an institution that particularly focuses on creatures and plants native to the area.
  • Take a trip to Angel Island. A ferry to this beautiful state park departs regularly.
  • Hop on (or off!) a sightseeing tour. This is also the location for many city tour pick-ups.

Here are more ideas for things to do at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco.

Nob Hill / Chinatown / Distrito financiero

These three neighborhoods are adjacent to one another and are easy to walk between. Each offers something unique, from museums and other fine attractions to delicious dining options. You’ll find many locals enjoying these areas.

Las Mejor Cosas que hacer en Nob Hill / Chinatown / Distrito financiero

  • Stroll through one of the country’s most important Chinatowns, and don’t forget to snap a photo of the famous Dragon’s Gate, which marks the entrance to this vibrant cultural space.
  • Take the kids to one of the most interactive museums around – the famous Exploratorium.
  • For the literarily inclined, a visit to the Beat Museum is a must-do.
  • Hop aboard a self-guided Go Car for the most interesting and informative tour you’ll take of the city.
  • If you’d like, stop for dinner! There are tons of excellent restaurants ranging from delicious Chinese to tasty gastropub fare.

SoMa (South of Market)

Esto, espacio artístico de moda está lleno de un montón de grandes atracciones y es un destino favorito de los turistas y lugareños por igual. Esté preparado para una gran cantidad de historia y cultura, además de un montón de diversión!

Top Things to Do in SoMa

  • Visit the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, with its impressive collections of the best modern and contemporary art from around the globe.
  • Ponder the intersections of art and nature at the Yerba Buena Gardens (be sure to check out the waterfall).
  • Learn about Jewish history, heritage, and modern role in the US at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
  • Bring the kids to work off some of their excess energy at the Children’s Creativity Museum, an interactive and innovative space for learning and play.
  • Remember your love of Peanuts? Pay a visit to the Cartoon Art Museum to see old favorites and discover new artwork in genres including graphic novels and comic books.
  • Explore California’s diverse and varied history with a visit to the California Historical Society.
  • Take in a ball game or just tour the stadium at the new and spiffy-looking AT&T Park.

More ideas for things to do in Union Square and SoMa here.

Misión / Castro / Haight

Fotografía de San FranciscoOtra serie de barrios adyacentes, estos son algunos de los más famosos históricamente en términos de la escena artística de San Francisco. El hogar de muchos de los más innovadores movimientos de arte, así como algunos de los más bellos edificios históricos, estos barrios son definitivamente vale la pena una visita.

Top Things to Do in Mission/Castro/Haight

  • Este es otro gran lugar para buscar la diversión y destinos gastronómicos creativos. Usted va a hacer nuevos descubrimientos emocionantes y disfrutar de la cocina que no es sólo para turistas.
  • Toma fotos de la encantadora arquitectura de influencia española en el Distrito de la Misión - incluyendo algunas de las estructuras más singulares de la ciudad, como la Misión Dolores.
  • Visita la intersección acreditado con dar a luz el movimiento hippie en América - Haight Ashbury y.
  • Explore los numerosos pequeños pero hermosos parques, como el Parque de Buena Vista o Corona Heights.

Presidio / Richmond

Dos barrios frente al mar, estos barrios menos turísticos tienen monumentos históricos y museos para explorar, todo ubicado en un espacio del parque precioso.

Las Mejor Cosas que hacer en Presidio / Richmond

  • Explore one of the most unique museums in the area (which is saying something in a city like San Francisco) at the Legion of Honor, designed to mimic a grand 18th century French palace.
  • Pay a visit to the exciting Walt Disney Family Museum, a massive institution that features rare and historical collections telling the history of Walt himself and his iconic empire.
  • Conozca la historia naval significativa del Pacífico con una visita al USS San Francisco Memorial.
  • Tome un paseo en la playa! Una larga y hermosa playa que abarca la costa oeste de San Francisco comienza en el barrio de Richmond.
  • Ride a bike or hike through the many trails that wind through the park.

Save on Attraction Admission in San Francisco Neighborhoods

As you can see, there is so much to see and do in San Francisco that you’re bound to create a fun-filled vacation, whichever neighborhoods you decide to visit.

Don’t forget to pick up a San Francisco attractions pass to help you save up to 45% on combined admission prices versus paying at the gate. Many of the attractions, activities, and things to do mentioned in this San Francisco neighborhoods post are included attraction options on the Go San Francisco Card, so be sure to check it out!

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