There are so many different sides to San Francisco. It’s an exciting, lively and bustling city with award winning restaurants and fantastic shopping opportunities. It’s also astonishingly beautiful, offering some amazing unspoilt panoramic views and golden sand beaches. It offers the perfect balance of high octane action packed holiday, with so many opportunities to relax and unwind. It really is the ideal city to visit. Of course there are also some world famous attractions that any visitor must visit while they’re here, so add these great adventures to your ‘must do’ San Francisco list…
- Cross the Golden Gate Bridge
Built in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge is synonymous with San Francisco and tourists flock to see it from all over the globe. You can cross the 1.7 miles in a car, but it’s way more fun to take the footpath or cycle path. Then you can stop in the middle and take some fantastic photos. The view is amazing, and you’ll certainly want that bridge selfie to share with your friends.
- Visit the Fisherman’s Wharf Waterfront
There’s always a fun atmosphere down at the waterfront and it’s a great place to go for a meal with fresh fish being served every day. The Dungeness crab is a local speciality and is well worth a try too. You’ll often find street performers here and live music acts to add to the ambiance.
- Chill out at Golden Gate Park
After a few days in San Francisco you might start to feel a little exhausted. When you first arrive there are so many things to see and do, you can easily find yourself rushing around. So take a little time out to relax and unwind, refreshing mind and body for the rest of your vacation. The perfect place to find a little peace and tranquillity is at the Golden Gate Park offering over 1000 acres of gardens to explore.
- Visit Alcatraz Island
This tiny island is home to one of the world’s most famous prisons. Its infamous past residents include Al Capone and Robert Frankin Stroud. You can visit the island and take the fascinating self guided tour. The place has a very strange atmosphere even to this day, and it’s certainly an interesting trip that you’ll never forget.
- Hang out at Union Square
This popular neighbourhood has some great shops and a lively atmosphere. The area comes to life at night with plenty of restaurants, bars and nightclubs if you fancy dancing the night away.
- Take a Segway Tour
Why not try out the coolest mode of transport in the world on your next trip to San Francisco? From the main tourist sights to some hidden gems, you’ll discover so much on your tour as well having the time of your life. If you’ve never ridden a segway before then you’re in for a real treat, it’s unlike anything you’ve ever experienced and yet it’s so easy to learn.
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