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What To Do In San Francisco

Updated: May 19, 2021

A Day In The Marina

When looking to explore San Francisco for a day, the endless landmarks, activities, and popular restaurants to visit make it difficult to decide on where to start your day. If you’re looking to navigate the day with ease, there’s no doubt that you should check out the Marina District. The Marina is filled with fun activities that are enough to keep you busy for the day, that even San Francisco locals enjoy from time to time.

"The Marina is filled fun activities... that even San Francisco locals enjoy from time to time.

Enjoy Some Avocado Toast

Nothing is more San Francisco than starting your morning with some delicious avocado toast! Get energized with some delicious and healthy breakfast in the neighborhood. Toasty is the first-ever avocado toast bar that serves an array of delectable meals, from acai bowls to smoothies, and of course avocado toast! If you’re having a hard time deciding what to pick, ask one of the friendly staff members, as they are always willing to give recommendations!

You can also check out Toasty's menu here!

The Palace Of Fine Arts

After enjoying some delicious breakfast at Toasty you have to check out the Palace of Fine Arts, in San Francisco. While visiting you’ll be able to relax as you sit, and gaze over the swans swimming among the lake in front of the palace’s astonishing architecture.

"Scenic views make it the perfect place to take some stunning photos."

Palace of Fine Arts

This goes without saying that if you enjoy visiting historical landmarks or attending fun events, the palace is a great place to come and enjoy one of their many performing arts. Not to mention its scenic views make it the perfect location to take some stunning photos! You can buy your tickets for the palace here!

Marina Green

After checking out the palace of fine arts you can head over to Marina Green to sit and relax or go for a walk. Marina Green is a popular San Francisco park with 74 acres of grass overlooking the famous Golden Gate Bridge. And what’s great is that it’s only a 13 walk from the palace. You can bring a blanket to sit and enjoy the view or rent a bike at bay rentals located on Fillmore Street.

"Head over to Marina Green to sit and relax, or go for a walk."

Marina Green is also the perfect place to have a picnic. Picnics by the Bay is a luxury picnic service that offers to bring you a luxurious picnic experience at a number of popular parks in San Francisco. You can check them out through their website if you click here. On the other hand, if you want to enjoy something more laid back, you can always pick some snacks at Toasty and enjoy a more low-key picnic with family and friends.

The Wave Organ

If you do decide to visit Marina Green then you can’t miss checking out the Wave Organ, which is only a 20-minute walk or 5-minute bike ride away. The Wave Organ is a famous sculpture that can be found along the shore of San Francisco’s bay. This famous sculpture is known for the musical sounds created as waves hit the sculpture’s pipes.

"This famous sculpture is known for the musical sounds created as waves hit the sculptures pipes."

The Wave Organ (Photo by Peter Richards)

The music created by the incredible sculpture is best heard when there are high tides, but you’ll find that you can hear it almost any time of the year. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to listen to the environment’s music at this awesome San Francisco location.

Favorite Beauty Picks

There are too many unique spots in the Marina to mention, but the following are some of our top go-to stops for beauty.


If you're needing some nail touchups while on your trip, we definitely recommend stopping by Archer Nail Bar! You can easily book an appointment through their site and get the new set of nails you've been wanting. You can also try out some of their awesome skincare that many of our team members at Toasty have come to love.



If you're looking to get some hair touchups while on your trip we recommend you stop by the Woodbridge Salon. They offer an array of different services like hair coloring, extension application, and hair smoothing treatments. You really can't go wrong with any of Woodbridge's services -- you'll definitely come out with healthier-looking hair. If you want to look into their other services you can click here! You can also learn more about them by checking out Alyson A's blog where she goes more in-depth about her experience.

"You can't go wrong with any of Woodbridge's services."


We hope that through our recommendations you now have a better idea of how to navigate your day in San Francisco! What’s great is that many of the locations mentioned are very close to many other hidden gems we are sure you’ll discover throughout the day! There’s no going wrong in San Francisco and we’re sure you’ll have fun. Enjoy your trip, and don’t forget to come to visit us for some avocado toast! STAY TOASTY!


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Just an incredible article, you have described this star city so well that there is nothing to add, everything is very cool, such places are listed, it makes me think about buying tickets to San Francisco again. When I was there last time, there was a software conference, and a team from London came and impressed us all. I've always been so drawn to this city, for some reason you can learn more here than somewhere else, I don't know how it works, but it's a fact. Because so many products that changed our world were created here.

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