Even in the middle of big city you can find lots of nature parks to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Golden Gate Park: http://www.sftravel.com/ggpark.html
San Francisco Botanical Gardens: http://www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/
San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers: http://www.conservatoryofflowers.org/
Buena Vista Park: http://www.sfnpc.org/buenavistaparkhistory
Japanese Tea Gardens: http://japaneseteagardensf.com/
Shakespeare Garden: http://www.yelp.com/biz/shakespeare-garden-san-francisco
Maritime National Park: http://www.nps.gov/safr/
Find out which parks are dog-friendly here: http://www.sfdogparks.com/
San Francisco is encased by the gorgeous Pacific Ocean and the stunning Bay. There are many interesting beaches and shore-side activities, from Alcatraz to windsurfing.
Sutro Baths: http://www.sutrobaths.com/
San Francisco Bay: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Bay_Area
Long praised for its diverse music scene, San Francisco hosts some of the oldest and most classic music venues as well as the latest clubs and concert halls.
Bill Graham Civic Center: http://www.apeconcerts.com/
The Warfield: http://www.thewarfieldtheatre.com/
Great American Music Hall: http://www.gamh.com/
The Independent: http://www.theindependentsf.com/
The Herbst Theater: http://www.sfwmpac.org/herbst/ht_index.html
The Conservatory of Music: http://www.sfcm.edu/
SF Symphony: http://www.sfsymphony.org/
San Francisco Opera: http://sfopera.com/
Café Du Nord: http://www.cafedunord.com/
Clubs and Nightlife
San Francisco’s nightlife is known worldwide. With some of the hottest clubs and bars, there’s always something to do after 10pm.
111 Minna Gallery: http://www.111minnagallery.com/
Ruby Skye: http://www.rubyskye.com/
The Hemlock Tavern: http://www.hemlocktavern.com/
Club Deluxe: http://www.sfclubdeluxe.com/
The Parlor: http://www.theparlorsf.com/
15 Romolo: http://www.15romolo.com/
222 Hyde: http://222hyde.com/