Go Off the Beaten Path in San Francisco
1. GOCAR TOUR
Take a spin on GoCar, the world’s first automated GPS-guided tour, and explore the streets of San Francisco. You’ll go where the tour buses don’t, giving you an intimate, local perspective.
2. WILD SF WALKING TOURS
Unconventional, humorous, and passionate, Wild SF Walking Tours offers a unique look at key San Francisco neighborhoods and the people and movements that defined them.
3. THE 7D EXPERIENCE
Hunt zombies, werewolves, giant robots and more at this state-of-the-art, interactive, thrill ride experience at PIER 39.
4. SAN FRANCISCO DUNGEON
Explore the depths of San Francisco’s dark side at the San Francisco Dungeon, a live-actor, participatory, narrative experience that concludes with the Escape Alcatraz drop ride.
5. USS HORNET
At the National Historic Landmark USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum in Alameda, you can explore aircraft, space capsules, and more on a genuine, U.S. Navy aircraft carrier.
6. THE CARTOON ART MUSEUM
This museum houses nearly 7,000 original pieces of cartoon art, including comic books, graphic novels, anime, political cartoons, and much more.
7. AUTODESK GALLERY AT ONE MARKET
Celebrating the tools and creativity of design, the Autodesk Gallery at One Market presents examples of current technology that are being used to imagine the future.
8. SAN FRANCISCO GHOST HUNT WALKING TOUR
Tour some of San Francisco’s most haunted places. This historical walking tour of Pacific Heights will teach you about the weird and wonderful of this tony neighborhood, and may send shivers up your spine. It’s not just for Halloween!
9. SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY MUSEUM
Rail fans will rejoice at this tribute to the city’s transit history, featuring historic artifacts, interactive displays, and more, including a partial replica of a 1911 streetcar.
10. WINCHESTER MYSTERY HOUSE
Make your way to San Jose for a tour of this notorious, bizarre mansion. The former home of rifle heiress Sarah Winchester has 160 rooms, hallways that twist and turn, and staircases that lead to nowhere.