San Francisco is one of America’s most vibrant cities, filled with exciting new and notable businesses, hotels, restaurants and attractions. Here, Worth highlights the sites worth visiting on your next trip.


Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Founded in 2014, the center provides resources for the veritable tsunami of startups that continues to wash over the Bay Area. A media lab, innovation hub and experimental pop-up store serve as testing grounds for entrepreneurs, their investors and mentors. 505 Howard St.,


Singularity University

A think tank for all things Silicon Valley, Singularity U is not a traditional university. But this hive of thinkers and doers is constantly engaged in using technology to solve problems—and incubate a few companies along the way. 20 S. Akron Rd., MS 20-1, Moffett Field, 650.200.3434,

Y Combinator

Startup incubator Y Combinator boasts a list of companies—valued at $65 billion-plus—that have gone through its development program, including Airbnb, Dropbox and Twitch. 335 Pioneer Way, Mountain View,


The Battery

Primarily a private club, the Battery also has a small, luxurious hotel open to nonmembers. Rooms, suites and an expansive penthouse feature breathtaking views, complemented by the Battery’s renowned service. 717 Battery St., 415.230.8000,


St. Regis

A luxury establishment situated in SoMa, this sophisticated hotel offers signature butler service, Remède Spa and a heated, indoor infinity pool—and it’s steps from both the Museum of the African Diaspora and the SFMOMA.  125 Third St., 415.284.4000,

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

The iconic Ritz-Carlton occupies a 1909 neoclassical building in centrally located Nob Hill. Each room features a city or bay view, and the hotel’s restaurant Parallel 37 serves New American fine dining. 600 Stockton St., 415.296.7465,

Omni San Francisco

Originally a bank built in 1926, this luxury hotel boasts 362 rooms and suites, complimentary guided walking tours on Saturday mornings and a 1,500-square-foot fitness center. Don’t have time to visit the fitness center? The Omni offers Get Fit Kits, which include a roll-up mat, a 5-pound kettlebell, two 3-pound dumbbells and a stress ball, so you can work out in the comfort of your room. 500 California St., 415.677.9494,


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Burma Superstar

Influenced by Thai, Indian and Chinese flavors, this popular Burmese eatery is best known for its tea leaf salad and samusa soup. 309 Clement St., 415.387.2147,

Foreign Cinema

In a city of revolving restaurants, Foreign Cinema has been going strong since 1999. The California-Mediterranean menu is fluid and eclectic; the dimly lit space is known for its fireplace, patio and screening of classic and indie flicks. 2534 Mission St., 415.648.7600,

The Vault

Situated in a former bank vault in the Bank of America building, Hi Neighbor Hospitality Group’s latest bar and restaurant offers craft cocktails and an upscale American menu, featuring Parker House rolls, lobster bisque and grilled cheese with aged comté, mustard-onion jam and mushroom consommé. 555 California St., 415.508.4675,

Campton Place

The two Michelin-starred restaurant, located in the Taj Campton Place hotel, offers Indian cuisine with a Californian flare. Come for the food, stay for the incredible service. 340 Stockton Street, San Francisco, 415.781.5555,



One of the largest collections of modern art in the U.S., SFMOMA reopened in May after three years of expansion. The transformed 10-story space, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, houses works by Picasso, Warhol and more. 151 Third St., 415.357.4000,

San Francisco Giants

One of the nation’s great ballparks, AT&T Park overlooks the San Francisco Bay. The Tony Bennett Suite affords views of the Bay Bridge, while the Anchor Suite comes with its own Anchor Brewing taproom. Or get down to field level in the CarMax Field Box. 24 Willie Mays Plaza, 415.972.2000,

San Francisco Symphony

Classical music lovers should not miss an opportunity to hear a San Francisco Symphony performance, led by conductor Michael Tilson Thomas. Order drinks and snacks online in advance and have them waiting when you arrive. 201 Van Ness Ave., 415.864.6000,,