Alex L's rating:
Here's what I'd recommend for a visit to San Francisco: Stay at one of the grand hotels around Nob Hill. Take the cable cars past Union Square or to Fisherman's Wharf. Visit the Ferry Building and its farmers markets and specialty shops. Admire the view. Take a ferry to Alcatraz, or if you want to hike, Angel's Island. Read about one of San Francisco's fantastic restaurants in a neighborhood that's more popular with locals than tourists (Hayes ... read more
Valley, Potrero Hill, Noe Valley, the Castro, the Mission, the Marina). Go early, and walk around. Drink in the atmosphere. Spend a day at Golden Gate Park, walking or biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, and feeling the history and beauty of the Bay Area at Fort Point, under the bridge.