AOL Travel

San Francisco in 2 days

Planning a trip to San Francisco? Our experienced travel editors break down the town so you can make the most of your stay. Let these itineraries be your guide, whether you're here for a weekend or a whole week.
  • Day 1
  • 1 Grab breakfast and shop the local food stalls/farmer's market at the Ferry Building.
  • 2 Walk or hop on the historic trolley (F train) to Fisherman's Wharf.
  • 3 Roam the area's many shops and attractions, and take in the ocean and bay views.
  • 4 Hit Pier 33 for a ferry to Alcatraz (reservations recommended).
  • 5 Dine on a yummy ethnic meal in Chinatown or North Beach.
  • 6 Walk or cab it to North Beach for cappuccino and tiramisu followed by late-night book browsing at City Lights Bookstore.


  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2