Top 5 Ways to Experience San Francisco
San Francisco is one of the most iconic cities in California, and is known for being the backdrop of popular TV shows like Full House, Monk, and Charmed. In the heart of Northern California’s Bay Area, made famous with the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz, is home to many unique experiences, including aerial tours, cooking classes, and indulgent events to satisfy anyone who lives in or visits the city. Check out the top five San Francisco bucket list experiences.
Take in the cityscape from up in the clouds on an FAA-approved flight! Choose between the Golden Tour or City Lights Tour for one or two people and check out the breathtaking view 1,000 feet above the city. With up to six passengers per tour, every seat is a window seat, giving you plenty of photo opportunities. See San Francisco’s most famous landmarks, including Alcatraz Island, the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, and much more! Each tour lasts just under an hour, making it the perfect date idea or a fun adventure with family and friends. Each ticket includes a free digital download, so you'll never forget your adventure.
If planes don’t work for you, explore the city from land with either a three-hour city tour or six-hour city and Muir Woods excursion. Each ticket is good for two people, and includes stops at Chinatown, Lombard Street, the Golden Gate Bridge, and more. If you’re new to the city or just visiting, this is the perfect experience. Opt for the Muir Woods package to become one with nature and have the opportunity for some amazing photo ops. All guides are full of knowledge and welcome questions about each stop. All stops vary based on traffic, but one thing will never change: this is one of the best ways to take in the city of San Francisco.
You’ve completed your tour of the city and want to experience something different. Escape rooms have been popping up all over the country, but in the heart of San Francisco, you’ll have the opportunity to get trapped in a room with a zombie! Get your heart pounding as you try to find a way out before you become dinner! Every five minutes, the zombie’s chain gets released by a foot, urging you on. This experience is perfect for groups of friends, family, or even a significant other. Unleash your inner detective to solve riddles and clues to make your great escape. Do you have what it takes to make it out of the room alive?
Cooking classes may seem like a dime a dozen, but this smoking and grilling class takes it to another level! Each class is limited to 26 participants, making sure everyone gets hands-on experience. Learn to smoke everything from pork tenderloin to sweet potatoes. During the class, you’ll learn how to grill with a Traeger, Grilla, Big Easy, and Big Green Egg smokers. At the end of the six-hour class, sample what you’ve made, and wash it down with your favorite brew or bottle of wine. Toast your fellow classmates for a job well done and take your new smoking and grilling skills with you to impress your friends and family at the next party!
Relax and sample hundreds of California wines at the SF Vinters Market. This is the first and only wine event of its kind, and showcases the best new and vintage California wines from over 200 local wineries. Purchase bottles straight from the source! With four ticket options to choose from, there’s an option for every budget and level of interest. Open Saturday and Sunday afternoons, each ticket includes admission, one tasting glass, and unlimited tastings. You’ll get to sample wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma, Paso Robles, Santa Barbara, and more. Take the hassle out of remembering which wine was your favorite and buy it on site!