Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

San Francisco

Yerba Buena Arts Museum
Encounter. Soar. Reflect. Dare.
Museum of Craft + Design
The MCD's move to a new home in the American Industrial Center will support the continued transformation of Dogpatch into a thriving enclave for arts, culture, dining and entertainment.
Crissy Field
The Parks Conservancy’s signature project, Crissy Field was transformed from a former military airfield into a vibrant environmental showcase.
Golden Gate Park
This public park, deeded to the people in 1870, park is the third most visited park in the United States – beaten only by Central Park in New York City and Lincoln Park in Chicago. 
Outside Lands Music Festival
Music, food, wine, beer, art. In that order.
Asian Art Museum
Through rich art experiences, centered on historic and contemporary artworks, the Asian Art Museum unlocks the past for visitors, bringing it to life, while serving as a catalyst for new art, new creativity, and new thinking.
Cal Shakes
Innovative, award winning Shakespeare plays performed in a dramatic outdoor amphitheatre.
Palace of the Legion of Honor
This museum’s spectacular setting is made even more dramatic by the imposing French neoclassical building.
Twin Peaks
These two hills are located near the center of the city, giving stunning, panoramic views of the beautiful city, down to the bay and ocean beyond. 
Angel Island
Angel Island is rich with California history and perfect for a family outing, celebration, or day away" from urban life."
Contemporary Jewish Museum
Those interested in Jewish culture and history will appreciate Libeskind's implicit references to powerful religious symbols manifested in this secular setting.
Golden Gate Bridge
A sublime marriage of form and function, the Golden Gate Bridge is a wonder from all perspectives.
Fillmore Jazz Festival
A hoppin' hotbed of jazz to celebrate summertime.
Cliff House and Sutro Baths
Hike the amazing Lands End trails or take a stroll along Ocean Beach. Check out the seals from the quirky Camera Obscura. 
Palace of Fine Arts
A lovely sight in its own right, the main draws of this rotunda are the Exploratorium science centre and the theatre housed within.
The Embarcadero Promenade
Throughout the waterfront, the Port provides plazas, walks, parks, and public access on piers, which afford City residents and visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular waterfront setting.
Glide United Methodist Church
Even if - or especially if - you haven't set foot in a church in twenty years, Glide Memorial Church will light you up with 1,000 watts of soul.
Coit Tower
Coit Tower, a slender white concrete column rising from the top of Telegraph Hill, has been an emblem of San Francisco's skyline since its completion in 1933, a welcoming beacon to visitors and residents alike.
Alcatraz Island
Civil War fortress, infamous federal prison, bird sanctuary, first lighthouse on the West Coast, and the birthplace of the American Indian Red Power movement are a few of the stories of the Rock. 
SFMoMA
A collection of innovative and challenging art by both modern masters and younger, less-established artists.
Mission Dolores
Located at the crossroads of the City's Mission District, Castro District, the Lower Haight, Noe Valley, and Upper Market Street neighbourhoods, Mission Dolores Parishioners come from an enormous array of cultures, places, and backgrounds to worship
Baker Beach
Stretching a mile below the rugged cliffs on the Presidio’s western shoreline, Baker Beach’s spectacular outside-the-Gate views of the Bridge and the Marin Headlands are unsurpassed.
De Young Museum
The fourth most visited museum in North America showcases priceless collections of American art from the 17th through the 20th centuries, Textile arts, and art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas in a state-of-the-art, accessible, and architecturall
West Coast Live
Live two-hour radio variety show, involving the audience in conversation, music and play.
Park Life
If you're looking to score a hard-to-find piece of artwork or just a cool t-shirt, Park Life is the place to go.

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