San Francisco

san FRANCISCO

One of the most vibrant and picturesque cities in the United States, San Francisco is known for its delicious seafood, world-famous attractions and glorious views. San Francisco offers a significant number of cultural attractions and world famous landmarks, all in the surroundings of impressive natural beauty.

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golden gate bridge

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE

The Golden Gate Bridge is a symbol of San Francisco and one of the most visited attractions. It spans 4,200 feet.

ALCATRAZ

The best-known (former) prison on earth, Alcatraz is situated on an island in the middle of San Francisco Bay.

FISHERMAN’S WHARF

One of the main tourist areas, with dozens of souvenir shops, food stalls, and postcard views of the bay.

ferry building marketplace

FERRY BUILDING MARKETPLACE

the historic Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street has dozens of food stalls and a farmer’s market.

DID YOU KNOW…?

That famous San Francisco fog has that often rolls in over the bay has a name! They call him Karl the Fog and he has an Instagram account with over 250K followers! He was named after the misunderstood giant in the 2003 film Big Fish.

WHERE TO STAY

FISHERMAN’S WHARF

UNION SQUARE

TOURS TO BOOK

5 Free things to do in san francisco

  1. Golden Gate Bridge – You can’t miss it since it’s part of the skyline, but you can also visit the bridge welcome center, see the exhibits, and even take a free walking tour (given twice-weekly on Thursdays and Sundays.
  2. Golden Gate Park – Larger than New York’s Central Park and equally grand. There are lakes and meadows, waterfalls, and windmills. Have a picnic, see the bison, or hike up Strawberry Hill.
  3. Cable Car Museum – Guaranteed everyone will find this museum interesting. The cable cars are a trademark of San Francisco transportation.
  4. Walking Tours of San Francisco – Learn about the history of the neighborhoods of San Francisco on a walking tour. This city has a wonderful story to tell and the guides narrate it well (donations encouraged).
  5. Pier 39 – One of the best free things to do in San Francisco is walk along Fisherman’s Wharf, and Pier 39 is one of the main attractions, like the Sea Lions that have taken up residence on the pier.

what to eat in san francisco

Clam Chowder Bread Bowl

Clam Chowder in Sourdough Bread Bowl

Walk along the Wharf to find vendors selling clam chowder in San Francisco sourdough bowls.
Where: Boudin Bakery

Cioppino

Cioppino

Cioppino is a tomato-based seafood stew that was invented by the San Francisco Italian fishermen.
Where: Cioppino’s

Dim Sum

Dim Sum

You can’t go to San Francisco without sampling the dim sum in the vibrant Chinatown area.
Where: Yank Sing