Inexpensive yet Priceless Ways to Experience San Francisco
San Francisco has high housing costs and other expenses, but overall, there is a misconception that you have to have a lot of money to have a good time in the city. In fact, there are plenty of places in the city you can visit for less than $10. Check out our list of cheap activities that will leave you with lifetime of memories.
The Hamon Education Tower
The Hamon Education Tower is located in the de Young Museum and is more than 100 feet high. Access is completely free. Atop the tower, you’ll enjoy unmatched views of west San Francisco. Heights aren’t your thing? You can also have fun with many ground activities, including musical performances, art-related activities and viewing the Rodin Sculpture.
Illuminate SF is an annual art festival that occurs between November and January, including great installations from Bay Lights and Bayview Rise. During the festival, the lights are exhilaratingly beautiful, leaving an impression long after you return home. The artists involved in the installations try to inspire collaborations among different people and disciplines, playing to San Francisco’s inclusive spirit.
Board an F-Line Streetcar
F-Line streetcars are part of San Francisco’s history and boarding any of them is a great experience for anyone, whether you’re a tourist or a local. Ride down Market Street up to the Fisherman’s Wharf for just $2! The streetcar runs seven days a week, and as there are 20 cars, you rarely have to wait.
Learn a Thing or Two About History
San Francisco has a good number of museums covering a range of topics. You can learn about issues such as the culture and traditions of ancient Chinese Americans, or how California came to exist. While many museums are free, including the Chinese American Museum, you can always give a voluntary donation of appreciation. You can also visit the Wells Fargo Museum, where you’ll learn about the gold rush, see a real gold exhibition, and delve into the working of the telegraph.
Once a giant building for manufacturing chocolate, Ghirardelli Square still holds the original Ghirardelli shop. Here, you can have a look at the different machines used in the manufacturing of chocolate as well as have a taste of some famous chocolate or hot fudge.
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