Twin Peaks Summit is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

1. Twin Peaks Summit

9.6
100 Christmas Tree Point Rd (at Twin Peaks Blvd), San Francisco, CA
Scenic Lookout · 252 tips and reviews

Sunhoo L.Sunhoo Lee: when you want to have something special, go to twin peaks at night w beers. it's going to give you really good feeling, fresh air and awesome view of SF. This is my favorite place in SF. :)

Mary N.Mary N: Fantastic on days when the fog is not heavy. Best ever view.

Florence Antonette R.Florence Antonette R: Visit during the day and also at night. You get two different feelings. One of the greatest views of the bay <3

Coit Tower is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

2. Coit Tower

8.9
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd (btwn Lombard & Union St), San Francisco, CA
Monument / Landmark · Telegraph Hill · 299 tips and reviews

Clay F.Clay Fox: One of my favorite views of the city. Only open till 5 PM and the parking is limited, but it's worth it.

Cory O.Cory O'Brien: For the full experience, park at the bottom of the hill and hike to the top. You'll pass through one of the most interesting neighborhoods in the city, and you'll be rewarded at the top with a view!

Christian L.Christian Lea: Definetely a must do, when you're in SF. You should take the steps to make the amazing view even more rewarding. I took the ones from Greenwich Street - nice wakeup-workout.

Golden Gate Bridge is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

3. Golden Gate Bridge

9.5
Golden Gate Brg S, San Francisco, CA
Bridge · Presidio National Park · 737 tips and reviews

Albert M.Albert Moy: The view at sunset is amazing...

Erwin L.Erwin Lemi: beautiful bridge and views of the bay!

Jim B.Jim Book: great views and hikes lots to see ocean, cliffs, bridge

Mission Dolores Park is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

4. Mission Dolores Park

9.5
19th & Dolores St (btwn 18th & 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Mission Dolores · 480 tips and reviews

Kouris K.Kouris Kalligas: A must in a sunny day! Great view of SF and nice places around!

Kylie T.Kylie Timpani: Such a good atmosphere with a great view of the city :)

The Mini JohnThe Mini John: Although a large part of the park is under construction right now, it's still my favorite park in the mission. Awesome view & mix of people.

Corona Heights Park is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

5. Corona Heights Park

9.4
Museum Way (at Roosevelt), San Francisco, CA
Park · Corona Heights · 56 tips and reviews

T.J. L.T.J. Lee: On a warm windless night this place has the most amazing views of the City and Bay.

Brendan C.Brendan Curran: Great for sunsets! The hike up is steep, but well worth it for the spectacular views.

Simon T.Simon Tan: The climb up is hella steep, but worth it for the 360 degree view of San Francisco

Lands End is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

6. Lands End

9.7
El Camino Del Mar (at Point Lobos Ave), San Francisco, CA
Trail · Sea Cliff · 120 tips and reviews

Steve D.Steve Dean: Super beautiful walking trail with scenic seaside vistas.

SJ8544123 L.SJ8544123 L: wow, such a wonderful place! beautiful hike with the views!! - pet friendly♥

S D.S D: beautiful scenery and a great place to spend the day outdoors hiking the trails.

Cliff House is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

7. Cliff House

8.8
1090 Point Lobos (at Great Hwy), San Francisco, CA
Restaurant · 133 tips and reviews

AndreaAndrea: Great place for cocktails (the bar is really cute) with great views. The food is average, but the views are worth a few cocktails. Don't miss the Camera Obscura in back!

Limelight (eclectic shopping with a twist) M.Limelight (eclectic shopping with a twist) Marietta: Delicious seafood and wonderful ocean views.

Reid F.Reid Feliz: Mimosas yum, free popovers yum, amazing views and cool, energetic Sunday brunch vibe.

The View is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

8. The View

8.6
55 4th St (at Marriott Marquis), San Francisco, CA
Hotel Bar · SoMa · 155 tips and reviews

Karrie H.Karrie Holderness: Worth the $16 Angus Burger, with the most breath taking views of San Francisco I have experienced this far! Beautiful in the afternoon Or night!

Erica L.Erica L: Gorgeous views all around. Great for drinks after a long day. Enjoy the local Napa wines!

Kathryn K.Kathryn Keeling: Great cocktails with a better view. Snacks were also good. Have the cheese platter.

El Techo is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

9. El Techo

9.3
2518 Mission St (btwn 21st St & 22nd St), San Francisco, CA
Latin American Restaurant · Mission District · 148 tips and reviews

Shikha K.Shikha Kaiwar: Good view and great food. Margarita pitchers are reasonably priced and potent! It gets busy, but the line moves quickly. Best to get a table so that you can comfortably eat and drink - get the guac!

Josh P.Josh Pyles: Great spot for a sunny brunch with a view. I enjoyed the Chorizo scramble.

Luis C.Luis Castro: Really cool place. Awesome view of the city. Get early because it gets really crowed at late hours. Order Platano Maduro. You will love it.

Bernal Heights Park is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

10. Bernal Heights Park

9.6
10 Bernal Heights Blvd (at Anderson St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Bernal Heights · 78 tips and reviews

Ros H.Ros Hodgekiss: Make it to the top - don't stop! The view is the best in the city.

Katherine L.Katherine Loh: Nice little hike up a hill leads to great views of the city

Sherry L.Sherry Li: Nice little uphill hike. Great panoramic view of the city. Gets quite windy so bring a jacket. Kinda bare so not great for a picnic. Bottom of the hill contains many good places to eat.

Baker Beach is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

11. Baker Beach

9.5
1504 Pershing Dr (at Lincoln Blvd), San Francisco, CA
Beach · Presidio National Park · 127 tips and reviews

Julie H.Julie Hodge: Amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge + a great beach cove...a must see!

Alexalyne C.Alexalyne Cosas: The beach is a fantastic view of the beautiful Golden Gate, but don't be afraid to venture in the wooded areas for some hidden treasures!

Allison K.Allison Kaminski: The most amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge and an awesome place to relax

Alta Plaza Park is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

12. Alta Plaza Park

9.4
2700 Clay St. (btwn Scott & Steiner St.), San Francisco, CA
Park · Pacific Heights · 54 tips and reviews

Rachel H.Rachel Hensley: Second only to the GG playground! One of the best parks and views in the city! Great for kids of all ages! And easy parking. Enjoy!!

Pacific UnionPacific Union: Walk the dog, play tennis, sunbathe, stroll. Don't miss the stunning views, which are particular lovely in the evening.

Rob J.Rob J: Amazing views of SF from this gem of a park. Also, a cool place to do a stairs workout.

Alamo Square is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

13. Alamo Square

9.4
Steiner St (btwn Fulton & Hayes St), San Francisco, CA
Park · Alamo Square · 162 tips and reviews

Benjamin R.Benjamin Roodman: My favorite scenic night time view overlooking the city.

Julia J.Julia Jones: Check out the East half of the park for a great view of the Painted Ladies/downtown & the West half for a beautiful sunset! Then go back to the other side for a beautiful view of downtown at night!

Igor R.Igor Ruchka: Good place to read a book. Get a sunbath and enjoy the view of SF and painted ladies. Favorite spot!

Waterbar is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

14. Waterbar

9.0
399 The Embarcadero (btwn Folsom & Harrison St), San Francisco, CA
Seafood Restaurant · Rincon Hill · 166 tips and reviews

Brian M.Brian Mullin: Be sure to get a seat at the window for stellar bay views...order the octopus and roasted potato salad.

Sailing Spoken HereSailing Spoken Here: Best restaurant for great views, cocktails, and oysters!

Haley B.Haley Baskin: Amazing black truffle stuffed scallops and whitefish! Beautiful views

de Young Museum is one of The 15 Best Places with Scenic Views in San Francisco.

15. de Young Museum

9.2
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr (at John F Kennedy Dr), San Francisco, CA
Art Museum · Golden Gate Park · 268 tips and reviews

Corinne and JonathanCorinne and Jonathan: If you are inside or near Golden Gate Park, stop by this amazing museum! The view at the top is incredible!

Wojciech Z.Wojciech Zalot: Great view from 9th floor of tower and pretty cool exhibitions.

Scottie M.Scottie Milagro: While their permanent collection is a little lack luster, I still love this museum. They have the best traveling exhibits and the observation tower odds the best view in the entire city (and free!)