San Francisco

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Wine Getaways
Escape the crowded streets of the city as you visit local wineries and taste delicious wine at Napa Valley and Sonoma
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San Francisco's Hottest
Visit the many popular attractions in San Francisco – the perfect places to indulge in the city's diversity
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Cruising Through the Golden Gate
Sail along the Golden Gate Strait and discover the beauty of the popular and symbolic Golden Gate Bridge
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Explore Alcatraz
Travel back in time as you wander around the historic island that was once used as a fort during the Civil War
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Day Tours
Spend a day to explore picturesque views in California
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Treasures of Yosemite
Experience the majestic beauty of this valley as you witness its famous waterfalls, gorgeous meadows, and giant sequoias!
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Why people love San Francisco

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Go San Francisco Card - Explorer Pass
Extremely worth it! As a frequent visitor to SF, I am well aware of the individual cost of many of the attractions listed on the pass - if you're able to combine 3 items that are more value for money (i.e. exploratorium, some of the more expensive museums, the go-kart experience -see pic for reference!) you're basically getting a super good deal.

Top sights in San Francisco

The busy center of commerce, culture, and finance in Northern California is a must-visit stop for travelers exploring the West Coast. Tourists have fallen for San Francisco’s scenic hilly streets, foggy weather, and cable car rides during their visits. Check out exciting things to do in San Francisco, like a trip to Fisherman’s Wharf and more with this travel guide!

Golden Gate Bridge

Considered to be an icon in San Francisco’s city skyline, a stop at the Golden Gate Bridge is a must for anyone visiting the city. Widely known as one of the seven wonders of the modern world, the one-mile wide bridge is also considered to be one of the most photographed bridges in the world, commonly seen with the thick San Francisco fog surrounding it. Travelers can head to the Visitor Center to learn more about the landmark’s history, while enjoying a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean and bay.
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Alcatraz Island

Known as one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco, a trip to the mysterious Alcatraz Island will surely bring excitement to your itinerary! The island located one-and-a-half miles from Fisherman’s Wharf was the site of the first lighthouse in Western United States, and later on a federal prison from 1934-1963. In its long history, the island’s prison was home to many infamous residents, including the notorious Al Capone. Visitors can explore the cells of the main prison block, the mess hall, and library during the experience.
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Golden Gate Park

With all the things to do in San Francisco, a stop at the famous Golden Gate Park should be on the list! The 1,707-acre public landmark is the third most visited park in the United States. Travelers can enjoy exciting experiences, both paid and free of charge, like a stroll at the botanical gardens, or a visit to the California Academy of Sciences and de Young Museum. Watch out for special events or festivals during your trip, as the park is host to many of the city’s exciting celebrations.
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Union Square

When in Downtown San Francisco, have all your shopping and dining desires answered at Union Square. The busy plaza located between Geary and Posts and Powell and Stockton is the city’s central shopping and entertainment district. Locals and tourists alike can shop till they drop at the big department stores and high-end boutiques, and relax at any of the numerous eateries and cafes around the area. Travelers heading to the city during the holidays will enjoy the beautiful decors and Christmas tree set up to celebrate the season.
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