Family Things to do in San Francisco

There are so many things to do in the City by the Bay that your family is probably going to have some differing opinions about how to spend their time. Put an end to any minor disagreements by investing in the San… [Read More]


California Academy of Sciences Discount Tickets

Located at 5 Music Concourse Drive in Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is certainly one of the most unique attractions that the city of San Francisco has to offer. The Academy’s 400,000-square-foot building is a relatively new addition to… [Read More]


San Francisco Museums Discount Tickets

If you get tired of riding trolley cars and taking in views of the Golden Gate Bridge during your visit to San Francisco, a San Francisco Museum Pass good be a wise investment. The San Francisco Museum Pass by Smart Destinations saves… [Read More]


Aquarium of the Bay Discount Tickets

Located at on PIER 39 at the Embarcadero at Beach Street, Aquarium of the Bay is slightly off the beaten path in San Francisco, but it is well worth the trip. Known as one of San Francisco’s top attractions, be sure to… [Read More]

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Fun Things to do in San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences

Looking for fun things to do in San Francisco? ‘Tis the Season for Science at the California Academy of Sciences, and you’re invited. ‘Tis the Season for Science is the Academy’s annual season-long holiday celebration, featuring special exhibits, winter festivities, and fun… [Read More]


5 Halloween Activities for Kids

Halloween weekend is quickly approaching, and your kids will be aching to get out of the house for some slightly-spooky, totally exciting Halloween festivities. Fortunately, there are plenty of San Francisco attractions for kids that go above and beyond neighborhood trick-or-treating, and we’ve… [Read More]


San Francisco’s Annual Architecture and the City Festival

September in San Francisco is nationally known for its warm, dry days—perfect for ample sightseeing and beach-going. This first month of fall is also recognized in the Bay Area as a time to celebrate San Francisco’s diverse and exceptional architecture with the… [Read More]

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California Academy of Sciences Adventure Giveaway

Don’t miss out on your chance to win a 3-day, 2-night trip to San Francisco, the world-renowned “City by the Bay” known for its distinct culture and top-of-the-line attractions. From now until August 10th only, Smart Destinations is partnering with the California… [Read More]

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Just a Sprint Away from Race Day

There’s hardly a city more perfect than San Francisco to play host to a marathon event. Perhaps that’s why the San Francisco Marathon draws 25,000 runners and over 100,000 spectators to the city each summer. This year, the races—hosted once again by… [Read More]

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EARTHQUAKE Opening at California Academy of Sciences!

“San Francisco—and California too—are no strangers to the awesome power of earthquakes,” said Dr. Greg Farrington, Executive Director of  the California Academy of Sciences, when introducing the Academy’s newest exhibit, EARTHQUAKE in a recent press release. The exhibit is set to open… [Read More]