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  • Ferry Building Marketplace San Francisco is one of those cities that it’s almost tough to know what to do first when you arrive for a visit. It is a city that is home to many iconic sites, such as Alcatraz and Fisherman’s Wharf, that choosing your first attraction can become something of a…
  • Alcatraz - "The Rock" Explore The Amazing History Of Alcatraz San Francisco is a place that holds a number of fantastic tourist attractions within its city limits, but one of the most fascinating spots you can visit isn’t found on the mainland. Sitting a few miles off the shore, yet somehow always within sight…
  • Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge is a 4200 ft long suspension bridge spanning the inlet of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean, named for the brilliant reflection of the sun upon that point. It is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of any city, and has been declared…
  • Palace of Fine Arts The Palace of Fine Arts is located in the Marina District of San Francisco, California. The currently preserved building was first constructed for the Panama-Pacific Exposition, principally for the purpose of exhibiting works of art presented within the building. Since then, it's remained as one of the surviving structures of…
  • Muir Woods National Monument Whilst not strictly located within the boundaries of San Francisco, the absolutely stunning Muir Woods National Monument is a 'must visit' if you are taking a vacation in the San Francisco area. Muir Woods National Monument is dominated by 380-foot high Redwood Trees, one of the few places where you…
  • Coit Tower and its Wonderful Trait Have you been on a tower that has a great history? And, have you heard what kind of story lies beneath those walls of the tower. Well, if you want to have these kinds of experiences, then try going to the Coit Tower in San Francisco. It’s HistoryThe tower was…
  • Hyde Street Pier - San Francisco Hyde Street Pier is the perfect attraction for any history buffs or anyone that loves ships.  Located in the Fisherman’s Wharf area, Hyde Street Pier is part of the National Park Service-Operated Maritime National Historical Park.  Hundreds of thousands of people visit Hyde Street Pier each year to experience maritime…
  • Transamerica Pyramid You may be surprised to know this, but when the design for the Transamerica Pyramid was unveiled in 1969 swathes of residents were opposed to the design. They couldn't see how such a modern building would be able to fit into the quaint-looking city of San Francisco. The architects proceeded…
  • Cable Cars No other place can offer visitors the experience of the only mobile monument of today’s world, a ride in a manually operated cable car except San Francisco, California, home to the worlds last manually operated cable car system. Successfully developed and operated as early as 1873, The San Francisco cable…
  • Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco has one of the best attractions at Golden Gate Park known as the Japanese Tea Garden. The tea garden was built in 1894 shortly after the World’s Fair and has become one of the most visited and unique attractions in the area. The Japanese Tea Garden is said…
  • Adventure Playground Adventure Playground is rated in National Geographic top 10 playgrounds based on its Marina Experience Programs. The playground is designed for children ages 7 & up, however, was also designed for the younger children to be able to play with the assistance of an adult. Adventure Playground is not your…
  • Alamo Square Alamo Square is the residential row houses in San Francisco that gives a magnificent view in the foreground. Skyscrapers as a background for Victorian houses are really fantastic. This is ideal for photography. The place is really good and relaxing. This is the perfect place to spend time with your…
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art If you’re in the San Francisco area and you’re looking for something amazing to do, plan on a visit to The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. SFMOMA has been around for over sixty years. This museum is one of the very first museums to begin displaying photographs as a…
  • Mission District Words like 'the best tourist destination in San Francisco', 'the Soul of San Francisco' and ‘the oldest San Fran neighborhood with the hottest new restaurants' portray just a tip of what 'The Mission' has to offer. Founded before San Francisco itself, The Mission was set up in 1776 as a…
  • Traditional Chinatown – A Rich Heritage of San Francisco San Francisco's Chinatown is known for its reputation with a rich cultural heritage in United States. The truth is, San Francisco's Chinatown is the biggest Chinese society beyond China. Yet you may be amazed to know that it harbours few of the very best San Francisco restaurants. Chinese established their…
  • Washington Square - San Fran Washington Square is a wonderful area located in the North Beach District of California particularly in San Francisco. If you are looking for the best destination to relax and feel the fresh air, this place is perfect for you. This is a popular destination not only for those people in…
  • Fort Mason - San Fran Fort Mason is the heart of all the cultural activities in San Francisco and its reach spreads through music, fine arts, books and theater. Once a center of activities for the armed forces, it is currently a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and serves thousands of people…
  • Yerba Buena Gardens Located at Folsom Street, South of Market in San Francisco, the Yerba Buena Gardens offers the best in public arts in the city. This lush green part of the city is surrounded by Museums on three sides. This includes the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, the San Francisco Museum…
  • Lombard Street California’s Crookest Street Have you heard about the most crooked street in California? Well, this is Lombard Street that is in the heart of California. This is also renowned as the most crooked street in America. For you as a tourist, you should not miss this street when you have…
  • Botanical Garden If you thought that San Francisco was a busy city with no place for nature and natural environment, then its time you give it a second thought. The Botanical Garden of the city will offer a learning experience through various species of plants that will leave you completely awestruck. The…
  • Union Square - San Fran If you are planning to make your visit to San Francisco, then you should not miss Union Square. The neighborhood is located in the southern part of Chinatown and northern part of SoMa, and is a funky and fun rest stopover for both locals and travelers. And if you love…
  • Aquatic Park Historic District The United States is home to many fascinating and significant landmarks and national parks. California can boast a startlingly high concentration of such special districts and historic places. One important building complex in San Francisco, the Aquatic Park Historic District, is a National Historic Landmark located within the San Francisco…
  • Haight Ashbury For people looking for a colorful street and vibrant atmosphere, Haight Ashbury is the place to be. This place consists of the neighborhood surrounding the junction of Haight and Ashbury Streets and remains one of the liveliest areas in San Francisco. You will find record stores here which include the…
  • Musee Mecanique Ever wish you could step right back in time, always back to a time period where things were so much more simple, enjoyable, and just downright fun? You know, a time where video games still required real skill and came in the form of ultra-ornate and super decorative coin-operated machines?…
  • San Francisco City Hall One of the most beautiful examples of Beau-Arts architecture can be found right in the heart of San Francisco. This beautiful building is absolutely huge and covers the space of two whole city blocks. A little known fact about San Francisco City Hall is that the central dome is far…
  • Pier 39 – San Francisco One of the most exciting places to visit in all of San Francisco is Pier 39, one of the premier attractions if you want to carry out a bit of people spotting. You will be surprised at how many different people congregate in this 45 acre complex. However, there is…
  • Fisherman’s Wharf It’s not surprising that Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the biggest attractions for the millions of visitors coming to San Francisco with its rich in history and culture. There are several historical attractions and the Wharf also offers some of the best cuisine in the world! The boats berthed at…
  • USS Pampanito While you will be hard-pressed to choose just a single attraction on San Francisco’s Pier 45 of Fisherman’s Wharf – there are at least a handful or more of truly original and breathtaking activities you can take part in on this simple little stretch of waterfront – one of the…

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Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a 4200 ft long suspension bridge spanning the inlet of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific…

Lombard Street

California’s Crookest Street Have you heard about the most crooked street in California? Well, this is Lombard Street that is in the…

Alcatraz - "The Rock"

Explore The Amazing History Of Alcatraz San Francisco is a place that holds a number of fantastic tourist attractions within its city…

Transamerica Pyramid

You may be surprised to know this, but when the design for the Transamerica Pyramid was unveiled in 1969 swathes of residents…

Palace of Fine Arts

The Palace of Fine Arts is located in the Marina District of San Francisco, California. The currently preserved building was first constructed…

Union Square - San Fran

If you are planning to make your visit to San Francisco, then you should not miss Union Square. The neighborhood is located…

USS Pampanito

While you will be hard-pressed to choose just a single attraction on San Francisco’s Pier 45 of Fisherman’s Wharf – there are…

Cable Cars

No other place can offer visitors the experience of the only mobile monument of today’s world, a ride in a manually operated…

Coit Tower and its Wonderful Trait

Have you been on a tower that has a great history? And, have you heard what kind of story lies beneath those…

Traditional Chinatown – A Rich Heritage of San Francisco

San Francisco's Chinatown is known for its reputation with a rich cultural heritage in United States. The truth is, San Francisco's Chinatown…

Fisherman’s Wharf

It’s not surprising that Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the biggest attractions for the millions of visitors coming to San Francisco with…

Aquatic Park Historic District

The United States is home to many fascinating and significant landmarks and national parks. California can boast a startlingly high concentration of…