San Francisco Travel Guide:
Awesome Hidden Gems by Real Locals

Everybody knows their way to the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island, but where do San Francisco locals go? Check our online travel guide & download our app for hidden local gems. No algorithms, no fake reviews, and away from the touristic traps. Try Spotted by Locals! It's like having a bunch of good local friends abroad advising you where to go!

Our Local Spotters in San Francisco

Our handpicked locals live & love in San Francisco and speak the local language.

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    Nadine

    My city has both a buzz and a hum. That’s me too. In San Francisco there’s no chance for stagnation.
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    Brooke

    I work for a non-profit that supports the Golden Gate National Parks here in San Francisco!
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    Stefanie

    San Francisco combines the trappings of urban life: food, art, and music with true natural beauty.
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    Kathleen

    There is a never-ending stream of things to do & see and experiences to have in San Francisco.
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  • Marcus D'Avignon photo

    Marcus

    I'm a SF native & a guitarist. My city has a global role and an inspiring mentality...
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  • Byron Beach photo

    Byron

    I've lived in SF for 30+ years with my charming husband and a series of cats...
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  • Sasha Sommer photo

    Sasha

    Donut enthusiast. San Francisco is filled with a lot of love, and it’s the best place to be alive.
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No tourist traps

  • HANDPICKED LOCALS who speak the local language
  • ONLY LOCAL FAVORITES No tourist highlights
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  • FIND SPOTS NEARBY and navigate there online
  • SAVE FAVORITES and show them on the map
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Spotted by Locals

What to do in San Francisco?

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Art & culture

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Bars

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Cinema

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Coffee & tea

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Music

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Relaxing

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Restaurants

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Shopping

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Snacks

20 articles
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Theaters

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