You may find that every city claims to cater to everyone. But it's rare that a town actually does. Well, in San Francisco, California, that claim isn't false. With a dynamic culinary scene, noteworthy historical landmarks, top-notch museums, excellent shopping, proximity to forests, beaches, and wineries, and a charming cable car, it's safe to say San Francisco can please any sort of traveler—even the most pessimistic. If you've come for art, you're in luck too. Hotels near De Young Museum are exactly where you need to stay to be next to all that awesome art.
De Young Museum
Named for its founder, the De Young Museum was established way back in 1895. Located in Golden Gate Park, you won't have trouble finding hotels close to De Young Museum. Just be sure to wake up early since you so you can spend a full day here. The museum is widely regarded as having one of the best exhibits of American Western art in the world. Its textile arts, oceanic art, and photography exhibits are also wonderful. World-renowned traveling exhibits regularly make stops at the museum as well, so check what's on display beforehand.
What's convenient is that hotels in San Francisco near Golden Gate Park put you in a convenient location for exploring the rest of the City by the Bay. Lombard Street, known for its eight hairpin turns, is just five miles away by car, public transit, or bike (if you have a bike or car, try riding down it). The iconic and picture-perfect Golden Gate Bridge is also only three miles from the museum. It opened in 1937, and still boasts exceptional views of the Bay and the skyline.
Experience San Francisco
Stroll along the Embarcadero, have a meal in Chinatown, and catch a Giants baseball game—all in one day. If you are flying into town, you can bundle a flight along with a room at one of the cheap hotels near De Young Museum, and save up to $537. Yes, a San Francisco vacation package on Travelocity is absolutely a deal.