Immerse yourself in the San Francisco scene with this insider's guide
Home to waterfront esplanades, major museums, and a nightlife scene like no other, this cultural city is endlessly enticing. But beyond the well-trodden sights of the Golden Gate Bridge and Pier 39 lies the real San Francisco: a whole other side waiting to be explored.
We've spoken to the city's locals to unearth the coolest hangout spots, hidden gems, and personal favorites to ensure you travel like a local. Amble up secret stairways to pocket parks, browse record stores tucked away in colorful neighborhoods, and tuck into Mexican cuisine at tiny hole-in-the-wall joints.
Whether you're a San Franciscan looking to uncover your city's secrets or seeking an authentic experience beyond the tourist track, this stylish guide makes sure you experience San Francisco beneath the surface.