San Francisco, the City by the Bay, is home to hundreds of notable people ranging from beat poets to tech entrepreneurs. With a reputation like that, it's no wonder people are clamoring to visit this beautiful city. Boasting Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, and some of the best clam chowder you'll ever taste, San Francisco is a city that truly has it all. Book a room in one of San Francisco's hotels today and get started planning your adventure.
Start the day by taking one of the city's famous cable cars from the hotels in downtown San Francisco to Aquatic Park, just a short walk to Ghirardelli Square. Stop by the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company for a taste of its decadent ice cream, and then charter a cruise out to Alcatraz, where you can experience iconic views of the city and possible whale sightings. Finish the day off with a stroll through Golden Gate Park, where visitors can see everything from Buffalo herds to the traditional Japanese Tea Garden.
Eating and Drinking
San Francisco is home to some of the world's best restaurants, especially when it comes to fresh seafood. For breakfast, head to Mama's on Washington Square, where you can find dishes like Dungeness crab Benedict and smoked salmon scramble. For lunch, head down to Fisherman's Wharf for some clam chowder in a bread bowl at Fisherman's Grotto. For dinner, pull out all the stops and head to Benu and Saison on Hawthorne Street. The award-winning Benu and Saison offers some of the best food in the city. The restaurant also boasts an extensive and exotic wine list that wows visitors. If you stay at one of the 4 star hotels in San Francisco, be sure to check out your in-house restaurant as well.
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