Lose Yourself in San Francisco this Fall

When autumn comes to San Francisco, it brings excitement with it. You can feel it in the crisp air. It’s the excitement for harvest flavors, changing colors, and a wide range of uniquely fall events. And when you visit San Francisco, the best way to savor the season is to do it with all 5 senses. So here’s a local’s perspective on getting lost in autumn and getting the most out of your fall stay. 

See the magnificent skyline of the city from the Golden Gate Bridge

One of the best places for stunning San Francisco views is the Marin Headlands, the steep hills jutting out into the Pacific on one side of the Golden Gate Bridge.  

Taste a classic San Francisco sourdough bread bowl at The Bear & Monarch

The new restaurant and bar at Loews Regency San Francisco draws inspiration from the city, with locally sourced ingredients, strong flavors, and several house-made specialties, including a delicious sourdough bread, a hearty dish perfect for fall days and nights. 

Hear the famous San Francisco fog horn when Karl the Fog rolls in

The city is famous for the fog that blankets the bay and hills—and the fog horns which sound the warning of its approach. Listen for the horns when you’re visiting and you’ll be treated to one of the distinct sounds of San Francisco. 

Smell the aroma of garlic fries while taking in a Giants game

Before the baseball season is over, head to AT&T Park to catch a San Francisco Giants game and follow your nose to the concession stand for the ballpark’s famous Gilroy Garlic Fries. The fries are extra crispy and doused with olive oil, parsley and plenty of delicious, fragrant garlic. 

Feel the burn after a run at Sutro Heights Park

The hills of San Francisco are enough to test the endurance of any runner. But after you’ve worked up a sweat and seen the sights of the city, you can feel the fruits of your labor and a dose of inspiration at Sutro Heights Park, perched high above the Cliff House with spectacular views of Ocean Beach.