10 Best Places to Propose in San Francisco (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



San Francisco is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, stadiums, parks, gardens, vineyards, bridges or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in San Francisco to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in San Francisco for Outdoor Lovers
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Lands End Labyrinth
  • Oracle Park - San Francisco Giants
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Top Of Twin Peaks
  • Palace Of Fine Arts
  • Secret Swing At Billy Goat Hill
  • Romantic Destinations in San Francisco
  • Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley
  • Baker Beach
  • San Francisco Botanical Garden
  • Best Places to Propose in San Francisco

Romantic Locations in San Francisco For Outdoor Lovers


1. Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic landmarks not just in San Francisco but worldwide. Proposing against this backdrop adds a touch of grandeur and significance to the moment, making it unforgettable.


2. Lands End Labyrinth

Tucked away along the rugged coastline of Lands End, this hidden labyrinth offers a secluded and intimate setting for a proposal. The panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge add to the magic of the moment, making it a memorable spot to pop the question.


3. Oracle Park - San Francisco Giants

If you and your partner are baseball fans, proposing at a Giants game allows you to incorporate your shared passion for the sport into the proposal. It can make the moment even more meaningful and special.



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4. San Francisco Bay

Whether you choose to propose aboard a romantic dinner cruise or on a private sailboat charter, the San Francisco Bay provides a stunning backdrop for a waterfront proposal. With the city skyline and iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island in the distance, it's a picturesque setting that captures the essence of San Francisco.


5. Top of Twin Peaks

For a proposal with breathtaking views, head to the top of Twin Peaks. Perched at an elevation of over 900 feet, you'll be treated to panoramic vistas of the entire city, the bay, and beyond. Whether you propose at sunrise, sunset, or under a blanket of stars, the awe-inspiring scenery will make the moment unforgettable.


6. Palace of Fine Arts

With its majestic rotunda, towering columns, and tranquil lagoon, the Palace of Fine Arts is a romantic oasis in the heart of the city. Whether you propose amidst the grandeur of the architecture or take a leisurely stroll around the lagoon, the beauty and serenity of this iconic landmark set the stage for a memorable proposal.


7. Secret Swing at Billy Goat Hill

Tucked away in a residential neighborhood, the Secret Swing at Billy Goat Hill offers sweeping views of the city skyline and the bay. Proposing on this hidden gem adds an element of adventure and whimsy to the occasion, making it a truly unique and unforgettable experience.


Romantic Destinations in San Francisco

San Francisco is full of romantic vineyards, gardens and beaches. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, at a spectacular garden, or on a beautiful beach.


8. Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley

Napa Valley is renowned for its stunning vineyards, rolling hills, and picturesque landscapes. Proposing amidst the vineyards, especially during sunset or sunrise, provides a breathtaking backdrop for your special moment. Sonoma Valley's reputation for its exquisite vineyards and wineries precedes it. Surrounded by lush grapevines and undulating hills, proposing in this idyllic setting offers a truly picturesque backdrop for your special moment.



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9. Baker Beach

For a romantic beach proposal with a view of the Golden Gate Bridge, head to Baker Beach. Whether you choose to propose with your toes in the sand or take a romantic stroll along the shore, the tranquil ambiance and stunning scenery make it a popular spot for couples in love.

10. San Francisco Botanical Garden

Located within Golden Gate Park, the Botanical Garden features a diverse collection of plants from around the world. Propose amidst the beauty and tranquility of the gardens for a romantic and serene experience.


Best Places to Propose in San Francisco

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Antigua and Barbuda have beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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