SF things to do

Old Sep 27, 16, 9:15 am
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SF things to do

Wife and I have two days in SF and would like suggestions on some
"off the tourist radar" locations in the city [or nearby -public transit accessible] to visit.
Thanks for the help.
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Old Sep 27, 16, 11:27 pm
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Do you have any dates in mind for your SF visit?

Off the top of my head, if...

on a Thursday night you can do Nightlife at the Academy of Sciences. Basically adults night at the science museum with food and beer/cocktails.

on a Friday night you can try Off The Grid at Fort Mason which is a bunch of food trucks in a plaza.

on Saturday and Sundays the 76x bus runs from SF to the Marin Headlands. Live bus arrival data here, as transit in SF can be hit or miss.

you have access to a car (I realize that you say public transit, but maybe keep in mind for another time in SF) you can go down Vermont St which is crookeder than Lombard, and devoid of tourists.

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Old Oct 2, 16, 11:01 am
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Thanks. Arrival 10/6 for seven nights.
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Old Oct 2, 16, 4:52 pm
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Originally Posted by scottpenderson View Post
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on a Thursday night you can do Nightlife at the Academy of Sciences. Basically adults night at the science museum with food and beer/cocktails....
The Exploratorium also has a Thursday night event, "After Dark," 6 - 10 PM, adults only (18+). Check the schedule for your specific date(s): http://www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar/after-dark
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Old Oct 5, 16, 12:40 am
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Also, this week and weekend is Fleet Week in SF.
Air Show Schedule
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Blue Angels Survey Flights
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Friday, October 7, 2016
Parade of Ships: Marina Green
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Air Show
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(Blue Angels 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

Saturday, October 8, 2016
Air Show
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(Blue Angels 3:00 pm-4:00 pm)

Sunday, October 9, 2016
Air Show
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(Blue Angels 3:00 pm-4:00 pm)
Also Dreamforce ends on OCT 7th, so there may be a lot of traffic and people around Moscone Center. And there is also a running race on Sunday morning as well, which may impact public transportation along the Embarcadero.

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Old Oct 7, 16, 10:36 am
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Without knowing your interests it's hard to make suggestions

Are you looking for interesting neighborhoods? Exotic food? Little-known outdoor ventures? A little more information about what interest you have while you're here will help us help you!
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Old Nov 11, 16, 6:10 pm
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Similar request here.
Arriving Sat 4 March evening, leaving Tues 7 March evening.
Been to SF many times but not for 5+ years. Looking for unusual or quirky things to do and see. More sightseeing/experience than food, but anything a bit "different" considered.
Any ideas?
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Old Nov 13, 16, 8:36 pm
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Musee Mechanique at Fisherman's Wharf

Cartoon Art Museum maybe reopened by then
Camera obscura at the Cliff House
Walt Disney Family Museum in the Presidio
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