San Francisco day trips from Mill Valley are great for a weekend getaway or family vacation. Mill Valley is a 14 mile drive to San Francisco via the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. You can travel from Mill Valley to San Francisco via bus. Or you can take the bus to Sausalito and board the ferry for San Francisco.
In San Francisco you may want to check out its world famous Chinatown. Chinatown in San Francisco is known for its restaurants, and its unique and interesting shopping. Next up take the shopping up a notch in San Francisco's world-class Union Square. Union Square has shops like Emporio Armani, Diesel, Neiman Marcus, Saks and the Virgin Megastore. In Hayes Valley you’ll find a neighborhood filled with art galleries. The Mission District is an Italian-inspired area with quaint European boutiques.
San Francisco is well known for its award-winning restaurants and fine wines. With the Napa Valley only a short drive away San Francisco, restaurants have access to some of the best wines in California. Seafood is a popular menu choice in the city’s restaurants by virtue of the access to the freshest catch. Scoma's on Fisherman’s Wharf is the best known seafood restaurant in the city, especially its crab cakes. All of Scoma's food is fresh from the bay with no preservatives or MSG.
Green's in Fort Mason San Francisco is the leading vegetarian restaurant in the country. All of its food is harvested from sustainable and organic gardens. Green's restaurant has beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin Headlands.
The Castro Theater is a historic 90-year-old theater in San Francisco. The theater is home to the San Francisco International Film Festival from April 19th to May 3rd. The Castro Theatre is unique because of its sing-along’s to movies like the "Wizard of Oz." Take a stroll through the Castro to enjoy the uniquely diverse neighborhood.