The travel guide by San Francisco 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!

San Francisco Spotters

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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    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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    Brooke

    I work for a non-profit that supports the Golden Gate National Parks here 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
  • ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE We check all tips regularly
  • FREE NEW TIPS REGULARLY New tips free "for life"

Beats our website

  • 100% OFFLINE MAPS & TIPS No internet (data or wifi) needed
  • FIND SPOTS NEARBY and navigate there online
  • SAVE FAVORITES and show them on the map
  • ADD YOUR OWN SPOTS Your hotel? A must-see highlight?

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

18 articles
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Theaters

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