San Francisco can be a truly dreamy city. Here are the spots to visit for romance and distinctly San Francisco charm.
A nationally protected former U.S. Army airfield, this strikingly scenic waterfront recreation area is now a favorite among active locals and visitors. A wide (stroller and wheelchair-friendly) trail between Marina Green and Fort Point is perfect for an easy walk, jog or bike ride.
Handsome, dim and cozy, this Parisian-influenced spot near Union Square is adorned with glowing vintage chandeliers, tufted leather banquettes and a pressed tin ceiling, making the bi-level space a romantic setting for a date. Start with a cocktail at one of the two bars, then dig into small plates but make sure to save room
Michael Recchiuti founded his company based on the idea that once you introduce people to truly exquisite chocolates, they’ll be won over instantly and forever. Amen. His chocolates come in unusual and wonderful flavors, and they are absolutely beautiful to look at.
On a spectacular waterfront location on Pier 15, this educational center offers an array of interactive scientific exhibits and hands-on displays that stimulate the senses and minds of the young and old alike. Ongoing: “After Dark,” the Exploratorium's 18-and-up event from 6-10 pm on the first Thursday of the month features c
The second highest point in San Francisco, Twin Peaks offers the best views in town. The entire city is laid out before you, and on clear days your line of sight extends to the East Bay. Take a walk along the pedestrian-only eastern portion of Twin Peaks Boulevard for a variety of perspectives.
Enter any of the store’s three locations and you’ll find cases of designer jewelry handcrafted by local, regional and international artists. Featuring collections by more than 100 designers, the boutiques offer all price points and a variety of metals, stones and mediums.