One of the great cities of the world, San Francisco is a must visit for every traveler. With its year-round fresh produce and seafood, the city is a food lovers delight, featuring hundreds of international restaurants to choose from, while its destination neighborhoods like Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square and Chinatown are equally renowned for their culinary options, cultural offerings and outstanding shopping. Take a ride on one of San Francisco’s historic cable cars over Nob Hill to Ghiradelli Square for fantastic views of the city and some world-famous chocolate, cruise out to Alcatraz, take a day trip to the award-winning wineries of Sonoma and Napa, or visit Golden Gate Park, and be sure to include a walk (or run) across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
One of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in North America, San Francisco’s Chinatown is not to be missed. Enter through the authentic Dragon Gate and behold the many sights, sounds and smells of this vibrant neighbourhood. Browse the shops, and most importantly, bring your appetite to sample the delectable cuisine.
GOLDEN GATE PARK
GOLDEN GATE PARK
Take a leisurely stroll through this massive urban park. The park contains many attractions such as the Japanese Tea Garden, the De Young Museum, Conservatory of Flowers, and the Academy of Sciences to name a few. Or simply grab a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Head to the scenic San Francisco waterfront and explore the Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood. Sample fresh seafood like dungeness crab, or explore the shops along Pier 39. A sea lion colony has taken up residence on the docks, where you can also catch a glimpse of the infamous Alcatraz Island.
San Francisco, California At a glance