A Cheapskate’s Guide to Golden Gate Park

It’s surprisingly easy to spend a day at Golden Gate Park and its nearby attractions without spending a dime (well, except gas, tolls, and food- it is the expensive San Francisco Bay Area after all). A handful of activities in the park cost money. Though I’m sure those are great, this post is focused on what you can do for free. Given that Golden Gate Park is even larger than Central Park in New York City, there’s plenty to see.

Exploring Puerto Rico: Adventurous Day Trips from San Juan

Cueva del Indio is a bit off the beaten path. Locals seemed impressed that we had been there and tourists looked at us confused when we mentioned it. Though it came up as a recommendation on a number of travel sites, I can see why tourists might pass it up: we took windy roads much of the way there (I kept promising my husband we were only 10 minutes away) and Google Maps didn’t seem to have any idea where we were going. However, you’ll eventually see signs for Cueva del Indio, and you’ll even pass a few beaches on the way (such as the black sands of Playa La Boca).