Things to do in San Francisco
The sweeping span of Golden Gate Bridge, Sidewalk Cafe, iconic cable car rides and outdoor concerts, one couldn’t possibly get tired of this stunning City. One of the most expensive cities in the United States and also termed as a Crazy City, San Francisco is packed with surprises. Situated on the tip of a Peninsula and surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, this Californian city is known for its cool summers, foggy views, steep rolling Hills, diverse mix of architecture, endless landmarks.
Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco: Where time stands still!
Once called it the bridge that couldn’t be built and today it is one of the seven wonders of the modern world. A must on every traveler’s wish list, the Golden Gate Bridge is definitely San Francisco’s most famous Landmark. Visit the bridge at any time of the day to get a magnificent view of the City Skyline and some cool Breeze. The colour of the bridge is an orange vermillion called International orange, a picture-perfect spot for shutterbug!
Union Square: A Happening hub
World class department stores, top brands, designer labels and posh hotels are the Hallmark of this vibrant Downtown area. Union Square retains its role as the ceremonial heart of San Francisco, serving as the site of many public concerts and events, art shows, impromptu protests, private parties and events, winter ice rink and annual Christmas tree and menorah lighting. Clutch cable car or just take a few moments when to enjoy an outdoor concert in the square.
China Town: Orient flavor
Rebuilt after the 1906 earthquake, China Town is the oldest establishment in North America. Churches, schools, social and cultural organizations sustain the Chinese American community. The restaurants, gift shops, and grocery stores are simply irresistible here. Don’t forget to visit one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in San Francisco called the Empress of China. Frequented by its fair share of celebrities over the years. You could dine like a star here.
Sea Lions at Pier 39, San Francisco
The most visited destination in San Francisco, pier 39 is a must on your list of things to do in San Francisco. Bustling with people, it offers bay views, dining, entertainment, shopping and attraction including aquarium of the bay. Take the Bay cruise which takes you directly underneath the Golden Gate bridge on a smooth, on our journey that provides some of San Francisco’s most stunning photo-ops of Alcatraz, the City Skyline, the bay lights and more. And there’s a bar on board, so you can sip while you’re a sail. One of the best attractions of pier 39 is the sightseeing of sea lions who camp out on the Pier K dock.
Twin Peaks: The Best San Francisco View!
Bikers, hikers, and motorist can get a panoramic view of the entire city of San Francisco from this 910-foot Summit. Twin Peaks is the last San Francisco habitat for the mission blue butterfly, an endangered species that was once commonly found throughout the city. Spend some time here gazing around or simply soaking up the glorious Sun.
San Francisco offers a sweet surprise to chocolate lovers. Ghirardelli Square is a charming restaurant and shopping center with Plaza and waterfront views, don’t forget to buy your favorites Ghirardelli chocolate here.
Golden Gate Park,
Larger than Central Park in New York and home to botanical gardens and museums, thus the Golden Gate Park is perhaps San Francisco’s biggest gift to the visitor. Spend a relaxed Sunday simply by taking a walk in the park, cycling around; viewing rare plants in the conservatory of flowers are enjoying work of art at the De Young Museum.
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