5 of the best day trips from San Francisco

By Sushil Godara

March 08, 2024

Napa Valley Wine Tour

Explore the famous wine region, tasting exquisite wines and enjoying picturesque vineyard landscapes.

Muir Woods National Monument

Experience the towering redwoods in this beautiful coastal forest just north of the city.

Alcatraz Island

Take a ferry to the historic Alcatraz Island, home to the infamous former prison.

Point Reyes National Seashore

Discover rugged coastlines, scenic lighthouses, and diverse wildlife in this coastal national park.

Half Moon Bay

Enjoy coastal scenery, beaches, and explore the quaint town known for its pumpkin festivals.

Sonoma Valley Wine Tour

Experience another renowned wine region, Sonoma Valley, with its own distinct charm.

Berkeley and Oakland

Cross the Bay Bridge to explore the vibrant neighborhoods, culinary scenes, and cultural attractions of Berkeley and Oakland.