San Francisco for lovers: Romantic things to do in the city

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There’s no need to leave your heart in San Fransico when you can share the city with the person you love. The multicultural urban flair of this popular area of Northern California is set against a vista of stunning beauty, that sits on a point where the Pacific Ocean meets the San Franciso Bay. Whether it’s bathed in sunlight or covered in fog, the city offers couples lots of opportunities to hold hands, sit close, or wander arm-in-arm as they enjoy the many romantic attractions on offer. Here are the top romantic things to do in San Franciso.

1. Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge

Arguably one of the most romantic things to do, there’s nothing quite like strolling across San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge hand in hand. The 1.7-mile trek offers stunning views that include taking in the San Francisco skyline, Pacific Ocean, and Alcatraz Island. It’s the perfect opportunity to get a selfie or ask a passerby to take a picture of you both against the beautiful backdrop.

2. Dinner at Top of the Mark

When you combine a romantic meal with a stunning paranoic view of the city, you can’t go wrong. Located on the 19th floor of the Mark Hopkins hotel, this restaurant is the perfect setting for a romantic evening meal whilst you enjoy delicious food, spectacular views of the city lights and live entertainment. The cocktail list also includes over 100 types of Martinis, so it’s the perfect spot for an after-dinner drink.

3. San Francisco Flower Mart

There’s something quite romantic about receiving flowers, but it’s even better if you can pick your favourites. Enjoy the exotic blooms and delicious smells at the Flower Mart then treat your loved one to a beautiful bouquet of flowers.

4. Salsa dancing

Salsa is a dance of passion and love, and it’s the perfect way to have fun and learn a new skill with your partner. You can get fired up on the dance floor at Cafe Cocomo and even with two left feet, there’s no need to worry. The club offers brilliant lessons that will have you dancing to the beat in no time.

Before you whisk you and your partner away on a romantic escape to San Francisco, make sure you’ve remembered your esta application. Our easy online application will have you in San Franciso in no time! For more romantic inspiration, check out the top romantic things to do in New York.