Campus Life

5 Things to Do 5 Minutes(ish) From Campus

Part of a summer series on things to do in San Francisco

by Mary McInerney, USF News

Explore the neighborhood around USF.

  1. Check out new movies (seven-minute bike ride). The AMC Kabuki 8 features Japanese décor and has food, drinks, and stadium seating. Buy your tickets online before the show.
  2. Add to your vinyl collection (five-minute bike ride). Amoeba Music has CDs, too, and posters for your dorm room or apartment. If you luck out, you may walk in on a free live show.
  3. Try pedal-boating (eight-minute car ride, 10-minute bike ride). Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park is a nice place to get some fresh air with friends. No experience necessary for rowing or pedal-boating.
  4. Go for the pad see ew, stay for Miley Cyrus (four-minute bike ride). Try Hippie Thai Street Food on Haight Street. Fun fact: Miley Cyrus ate here. See if you can find the framed photo of her on the wall.
  5. Customize your boba order (five-minute bike ride). At Little Sweet you can get strawberry matcha latte or ice cream in a mochi waffle cone. This place is popular with USF students.