San Francisco Travel Guide

Introduction

The centerpiece of the Bay Area, San Francisco is one of the most visited cities in the world, and with good reason. The cultural center of northern California, San Francisco is renowned for its mixture of scenic beauty and unique culture that makes it one of the most vibrant and desirable cities in the nation, if not the world.

Sandwiched into a small seven-by-seven mile (11x11km) square of land between the San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco offers a wealth of treasures for the visitor, from the windswept and often foggy bay to the steep hills lined with Victorian homes that overlook the spectacular scenery of the city. Great ethnic and cultural diversity shows itself in the city's varied neighborhoods, from the crowded and exciting streets of Chinatown to the eclectic attitudes of the Castro and the gleaming condominium towers built on the city's more recently gained tech-savvy reputation.

And yet San Francisco is just one of the cities which makes up the entire San Francisco Bay Area. At the center of a metropolitan area of 7.6 million people, the city is a fantastic base to explore the treasures of San Francisco's neighbors to the east across the Bay Bridge, to the north past the Golden Gate Bridge, and to the south down the peninsula. There's enough to see that one could devote a lifetime to exploring the region, and it'll become clear why people continue to make their way to this special place.


source: Wikivoyage

Things To Do in San Francisco See All Things To Do in San Francisco

  • Golden Gate Bridge

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    Lincoln Boulevard, near Doyle ...

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  • Marin Headlands

    Marin Headlands

    Building 948 Fort Barry

    The Marin Headlands is a hilly peninsula at the southernmost end of Marin County, California, USA, l...

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  • At&t Park

    At&t Park

    24 Willie Mays Plz

    AT&T Park is a ballpark primarily used for hosting Major League Baseball games. It is located in the...

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Hotels in San Francisco (295 Hotels) See All San Francisco Hotels

  • Inn At Union Square

    Spotted in San Francisco, Inn At Union Square is opportunely found around Pearl & Jade Empire, San Francisco Magic Parlor and TIX Bay Area. Other leading points of intere...

  • Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel

    Be only moments away from Winery Collective, The Bay Company and Alioto-Lazio Fish Co when you stay at Argonaut Hotel - a Noble House Hotel in San Francisco. San Francisc...

  • Hotel Drisco

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  • Omni San Francisco Hotel

    Omni San Francisco Hotel is one of the best, finest places to lodge in San Francisco. Beautifully positioned near Wells Fargo History Museum, A Pied Tours and Pacific Her...

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