How to Save Money in San Francisco
San Francisco may not be a huge city, but it sure can be an expansive one. Lucky for most travelers, there are a few ways how to save money in San Francisco when vacationing there with the family. Here are a few low-cost sightseeing options to explore:
- The San Francisco Art Institute at 800 Chestnut Street is a great (and free) place to explore a variety of artwork done by the students.
- Pet Central in Chinatown, located at 660 Broadway is a huge pet store that specializes in fish. For children who love the aquarium, this is a wonderful substitute that doesn’t cost a dime.
- The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, is a great place to explore, with hundreds of hiking and biking paths, beautiful beaches and the Sutro Baths ancient ruins and the Giant Camera Obscura found on Pint Lobos Avenue. This unique giant camera actually allows visitors to walk into it and see images form the inside.
- The Historic Street Cars on Market Street offers a great selection of historic street cars form around the world to view and ride. This is a fun way to learn all about the history of street cars and see the different styles that other countries have used over the years.
Visiting these low or no cost attractions is just one way how to save money in San Francisco. In addition you can book an all-inclusive vacation with lodging, food and fun included; scour the internet for special deals; buy a CityPass for cheaper museums admittances and more.