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San Francisco Travel Guide

San Francisco Travel Guide - When you plan a vacation to the destination that is nicknamed the “City by the Bay,” you will find a wide-range of attractions and activities to enjoy within San Francisco. Some of the best natural scenery, sunsets, and atmosphere are jam-packed into this interesting California city. Whether it is the Rice-a-Roni you eat with dinner or the thought of cable cars strolling along the streets, San Francisco, California provides the playground for non-stop exploration of a sunny and warm city that brings us a variety of well known and famous districts and neighborhoods.

Deciding what to do once you arrive in San Francisco is a tough decision to come to. With all of the exciting, entertaining and fun elements that the city provides, you could be soon sipping on a smoothie at a café situated in a North Beach. The shopping outlets that San Diego has to offer are rather abundant. For exploration into the performing arts in the San Francisco area, you will enjoy the opera, ballet and other theatre productions that dot this destination.

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San Francisco serves as one of the most popular tourist destinations that the United States has to offer. Throughout the year, more than 16 million tourists gather at this city, which offers many different vacation, as well as business opportunities. Out of all the places you could choose to visit, there are some areas of the city that are a must to check out to enjoy a complete vacation to San Francisco. Filled with great dining and shopping adventures, Chinatown presents an atmosphere that is indescribable.

To experience a host of artistic and performing arts selections throughout San Francisco, buildings, such as the Stately Beaux Arts, War Memorial Opera House, and Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall are worth a visit. In the Downtown and Union Square section of San Francisco, you will encounter the Theater District. In this area, there are also many different stores and boutiques that will surely put your credit cards to good use. During your stay, don’t forget to check out the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Aquatic Park, and Hayes Valley. .

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San Francisco Interesting Facts

  • San Francisco’s Sourdough can not be made anywhere else because the yeast will not grow anywhere else.
  • Juana Briones, in 1836, was the first settler in North Beach
  • John Muir was the first president of the Sierra Club, founded in San Francisco
  • San Francisco is named after Saint Francis of Assissi.
  • Gangster Babyface was apprehended in the ladies room of the San Francisco Brewing Company
  • The San Francisco city tree is a 100 foot Monterey Cypress in Golden Gate Park.
  • Almaney is the oldest continuously operated farmer’s market in the state of California.
  • The first commercial dynamite factory in the U.S. was at Glen Canyon Park.
  • Baseball hero Joe DiMaggio grew up in North Beach
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San Francisco Map

San Francisco Map It is very useful to get to know the layout of San Francisco with a good map before you go. We have a great interactive map of San Francisco California for you here.

San Francisco Weather

San Francisco WeatherHere you can watch a video for the weather in San Francisco California. Get the latest weather forcast for San Francisco with this live broadcast.

San Francisco Photos

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