79 Things to Do in San Francisco Over Memorial Day Weekend!

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In honor of the 79th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, we have compiled a list of 79 things to do over the long weekend. There is something for everyone here - so enjoy! For links to more info go to www.WanderingButNotLost.com and click away!

  1. Park your car and walk across the bridge

  • Tour the Fort Point National Historic Site
  • Go to Baker and Marshall's Beach

  • Visit the Battery Chamberlin

  • Check out the GG Bridge Welcome Center

  • Don't miss the Golden Gate Overlook

  • The Torpedo Wharf offers up great views of the bridge

  • Wander in Muir Woods National Monument

  • Take a drive or cycle through the Marin Headlands

  • Tour Fort Baker

  • Stay (or eat and drink) at the Cavallo Point Lodge

  • Stop at the Muir Beach Overlook

  • Take a walk on Muir Beach

  • While we're talking beaches - check out Stinson Beach

  • Don't miss the Point Bonita Lighthouse

  • Have an Irish Coffee at the Buena Vista cafe

  • Hop a boat to Alcatraz

  • Go to the Walt Disney Family Museum

  • Discover the Presidio

  • Experience the 49 Mile Drive
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  • Get historic at Mission San Francisco

  • Go to the SF Zoo

  • Keep an eye open for the wild parrots of Telegraph Hill

  • Hang out at the Cliff House

  • Take in the ruins of the Sutro Baths

  • Find serenity at the Japanese Tea Gardens

  • Take a Segway tour in Golden Gate Park

  • Take a ride on the Golden Gate Park Carousel

  • Let out your inner critic at the De Young Museum

  • Don't miss the California Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • Watch the buffalo graze

  • Walk the Strybing Arboretum

  • Take in the beautiful Conservatory of Flowers

  • Shop at Union Square

  • Visit the Cable Car museum

  • Walk or drive Lombard Street

  • Tour Coit Tower

  • Eat a sundae at Ghirardelli Square

  • Don't forget the Cannery

  • Stop in at the Maritime Historic Site and Museum
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  • Walk Balmy Alley

  • Catch The Last Five Years at ACT

  • Shop, eat and drink at the Ferry Building Marketplace

  • Take a BART ride

  • Enjoy a bread-bowl of chowder at Fisherman's Wharf

  • Don't forget the bread at the Boudin Bakery

  • Board the Red & White Fleet for a different perspective

  • Ride the Ferry to Sausalito

  • Taste your way through the many micro-breweries in the area

  • Explore Chinatown

  • Visit the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

  • Tour the dramatic Legion of Honor

  • Take a hike on Angel Island

  • Discover a different era with the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square

  • Believe it or Not at Ripley's

  • Have a moment of silence at the Grace Cathedral

  • Get your tiki on at the Tonga Room

  • Visit the SF Museum of Modern Art

  • Tour the Contemporary Jewish Museum

  • Listen to the Wave Organ
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  • Stop by SF City Hall
  • Discover the Exploratorium
  • See & hear Leonard Bernstein's On The Town at The SF Symphony
  • or there is always Carmen at the SF Opera
  • Twin Peaks has the view! Great for sunrises and sunsets
  • Grab a margarita at El Techo de Lolinda
  • Drive the entire Great Highway
  • Visit the Haight-Ashbury and Castro Districts
  • Climb the Filbert Steps
  • Stroll the Embarcadero
  • Watch the sea lions at Pier 39
  • Relax at Dolores Park in the heart of the Mission District
  • See the world's longest running musical revue - Beach Blanket Babylon
  • Walk the six square blocks of Japantown
  • Hang out with the stars at Madame Tussauds
  • Enjoy seafood at Alioto's - now run by the fourth generation of the family
  • Enjoy the view and a cocktail at the Top of the Mark
  • Take in the view at Lands End
  • Honor those who have served at the SF National Cemetery
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