Find great things to do in the San Francisco, California Bay Area. Whether you're looking for fun free things to do with the family or the top 10 things to do on a vacation to San Francisco, there's no shortage of museums, sightseeing, attractions, landmarks and natural beauty to keep you busy in the SF Bay Area! Taste every delicious bite at Ghirardelli Square, home to chocolate tastings, restaurants and shopping. Stroll Union Square for upscale shopping, art galleries and Broadway theaters. Other famous areas of San Francisco, CA include the Presidio, Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 and the Embarcadero - or check out Hiller Aviation Museum and Coyote Point Museum on the peninsula. The best things to do in the San Francisco, California Bay Area are all on your doorstep at the Gateway Inn & Suites hotel.