Local Attractions And Food

Feeling adventurous and want to explore the local area? Check out some of these local attractions! We also list some local food recommendations at the bottom.


A public learning laboratory where you can explore the world through science, art, and human perception.

Pier 15 Embarcadero at, Green St, San Francisco, CA 94111

Computer History Museum

From docent-led tours to demonstrations to self-guided visits. Learn Photoshop from the pros, experience the sights and sounds of classic computing, try your hand at coding, and discover why computer history is more than 2,000 years old. Discover all this and more in CHM’s onsite and online exhibits. 

1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View, CA 94043

USS Hornet Museum

The USS Hornet Sea, Air and Space Museum is one of many organizations across 46 states, Puerto Rico, and Panama that are part of the Smithsonian Affiliations program, all working to preserve heritages, expand knowledge and inspire learning.

707 W Hornet Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

California Academy of Sciences

Explore your world from the heart of Golden Gate Park. Natural history museum with an aquarium, planetarium & scientists conducting a variety of research.

55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Angel Island

Angel Island State Park, the largest natural island in the San Francisco Bay, offers some of the best views of the surrounding Bay Area. With great hiking trails and many other recreational opportunities readily available, Angel Island is truly a hidden gem in the midst of the urban Bay Area.

Ferry access from The Ferry Terminal Plaza on the Embarcadaro, or the ferry dock at Tiberon. Pay attention to the ferry schedule as this is an island.

(Ferry Terminal Plaza)

Japanese Tea Garden

The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, California, is a popular feature of Golden Gate Park, originally built as part of a sprawling World’s Fair, the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894.

75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118

Food Spots

A tad bit hungry? Here are a few good places to try out!


For an updated list of great food spots and things to do, check out Pyconaunt’s list! Pyconaut is a local and an amazing food critic. Click the link below to see his short list of the best spots in town!



North Beach
Cassava is a beloved Californian fare neighborhood restaurant by a husband and wife team, Chef Kristoffer Toliao and Yuka Ioroi opened on March 5, 2012, starting as an 8 seat cafe, moon-lighting as a pop-up tasting menu restaurant with a “no-fire” kitchen utilizing only electric equipment and induction burners.

401 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133

Golden Boy Pizza

North Beach
Funky joint specializing in focaccia pizzas with a variety of meat & veggie toppings.


Red Window

North Beach
Vibrant, informal hub for Spanish small plates & low-proof cocktails, plus sidewalk seating.



North Mission
Craft beers & a spacious patio with picnic benches draw a lively crowd to this popular Mission spot.