Things to Do in San Francisco This Fall
Sunny autumn skies in San Francisco often clear away the summer fog while warmer temperatures tend to linger. Visiting in September through November yields myriad options for exploring, whether it involves the city’s nightlife, innovative food, or wineries and parks beyond the bay. Here’s how to relish what San Francisco has to offer in autumn.
Spend Thanksgiving on a San Francisco Bay cruise with a holiday feast.
Sip wine in the Sonoma and Napa wine country during a day trip across the Golden Gate.
Gaze up at giant redwood trees in Muir Woods and browse the boutiques of charming Sausalito.
Hop off and on a Big Bus tour combined with a ferry to Alcatraz to explore numerous attractions and neighborhoods.
Stimulate the senses on a walking tour of the Mission District ’s colorful murals and top-notch eats.
Groove to the city’s nightlife, from North Beach classics to clubs in the Castro.
Brave San Francisco’s ghostly streets after dark during a historical walking tour of its haunted past.
Marvel at the fall leaves of Yosemite National Park and cozy up in a campsite overnight.
Glide into evening aboard a sunset bay cruise with unbeatable views of the illuminated city skyline.
Bicycle along the scenic San Francisco waterfront and ride across the Golden Gate Bridge.
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- Things to Do in San Francisco This Fall