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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

San Francisco Money-Saving Tips

Save Muni

Consider getting a Muni card, which gets you unlimited access to the city's public transportation system and small discounts on area attractions, or the San Francisco CityPass, which combines the Muni Card benefits with admissions savings that can total $60 at city attractions.

Cable Car

Riding a cable-car is a quintessential part of the San Francisco experience. For the most scenic ride, hop on the Powell-Mason line from Union Square – it runs over Nob Hill to Bay Street at Fisherman’s Wharf.

Getting Started

Get your sight-seeing bearings by starting at city hall. More than just the seat of local government, it has museums and great architecture. From here, work your way outwards to see the rest of the city.

GO Cars

A fun and inexpensive way to see the city is with GO Cars – three-wheeled vehicles that offer directions via their own GPS systems while telling you stories about the city.

Free Summer Theater

Free Shakespeare in the Park is a much-loved annual summer event. Accessible plays are chosen and performed by a professional cast in numerous outdoor settings.

Make a Run for It

Bay to Breakers, the third Sunday in May each year, is the most colorful footrace you’ll ever see. Participants include serious runners, pregnant moms, drag queens dressed as nuns, and the like. Begins in the shadow of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge and ends at a party in Golden Gate Park.

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