30 Things to Do in San Francisco - California Academy of Sciences - Includes an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest with butterflies and birds, natural history exhibits, and interactive science exhibits. Be sure to visit the unusual green roof (entirely covered in plants). The museum is open daily 9:30-5:00 and Sundays 11:00-5:00. Tickets are $25-35. **Museum is included in the San Francisco City Pass, which provides museum discounts and cable car passes.
Top 10 budget hotels, hostels and B&Bs in San Francisco -- You might expect San Francisco to be full of hip places to stay for a song, but its budget scene is heavy on Victorian B&Bs and small European-style hotels. Here are 10 of the best. (By Bridget Gleeson The Guardian UK, Tuesday 28 May 2013)