San Francisco has some of the most beautiful street art and that includes staircases. It definitely makes for getting in your 10,000 daily steps easy!
Arelious Walker Stairway
The Arelious Walker Stairway, in the Bayview District and was erected in honour of Dr Arelious Walker, a former pastor and advocate for the neighbourhood. The thoughtful and intricate design features various cultural textiles and ceramics, including Adinkra cloth from Ghana, Native American painted pottery, and woven patterns from Central America and the Middle East. 
Lyon Street steps
The Lyon Street stairs start on Broadway Street and make their way from the Pacific Heights neighbourhood all the way down to the Marina District.
16th Avenue Tiled Staircase
You will find San Francisco’s most famous mosaic staircase at 16th and Moraga. It includes 163 individually designed steps. Now that’s a workout!
Vallejo Street Stairs
Starting at the bottom of Mason and Taylor Streets, the cobblestone Vallejo Street Stairs cut through the charming Ina Coolbrith Park, offering a lovely vista of Coit Tower and the Bay Bridge.
Lincoln Park Steps
The Lincoln Park Steps are situated off California Street. It dates back to the early 1900s, the mid-aughts renovation brought this staircase back to life, care of Irish ceramist Aileen Barr.
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A Governor-General Award recipient, Helen Hatzis was also voted as one of Canada's Nicest People! A xenophile at heart, she lives to travel and loves to share her experience on Trip Jaunt (formerly Weekend Jaunt), an online travel community and hub she founded in 2010. She hopes that you will feel inspired to discover the world as well! Helen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association and the Academy of Canadian Film and Television.