Top 9 Reasons to Visit San Francisco, California.
Written by: Jay Ho
1. The Weather
This city boasts some of the best weather anywhere in the world. It’s usually cooler in San Francisco than just outside of the city and because of this it makes it very comfortable to live here year round or to plan a vacation. All of a sudden though the weather changes and the fog takes over and cools off the city. It’s quite amazing and tourists love this city because of this.
2. The Food
Because of the great diversity here in this city, one can discover a great new cuisine from anywhere in the world. It is a top leader in culinary discovery. One can find a great restaurant highlighting the cuisine from any country in the world, and they do it well.
3. The Shopping
There are some of the best shopping places right here. The Union Square area of the city is one of the country’s largest shopping neighborhoods in all of the USA. You can find all your favorites like the Gap, Levi’s and Sephora, Neiman’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s. You’ll also find some obscure little known boutiques in Union Square or the San Francisco Centre or in one San Francisco’s popular neighborhoods like the Mission district or Pacific Heights.
4. The Walking
San Francisco is a walking city so bring your walking shoes along. And if you get tired of walking and exploring you can take any of the public transportation choices which are easily available around the city.
5. The Public Transportation
San Francisco has one of the best Public Transportation systems. So many different choices are available to get you around the city including buses, street cars, above and underground ground Muni trains, BART and boats will all move you around and get you to your desired locations.
6. The Culture
San Francisco is a melting pot of culture. Here you can find such great food to eat here. It’s because of the diversity that exists here in San Francisco.
7. The Entertainment
From Broadway shows, to sports events, to concerts, SF is a world class city when it comes to entertainment. And with some of the best venues with a long history like the Fillmore, the Warfield, The Castro Theatre or the Golden Gate Theatre to see these shows, events or concerts it makes the city of San Francisco a world class city for entertainment.
8. The Hills
The hills add a unique beauty to the city and give it a signature look. Movies like Bullitt and the TV show – The Streets of San Francisco are shot here on the streets of San Francisco. There are some famous shots of the hills overlooking the bay and Bay Bridge
A visit to San Francisco is incomplete without visiting some of the most famous San Francisco tourist attractions.
The following are some of the top attractions in San Francisco:
1. Alcatraz: Alcatraz Island, located in the middle of San Francisco bay, is an infamous federal penitentiary.
2. Golden Gate Bridge: Stretching 4,200 feet and towering as high as a 65-story building, this well-known bridge is the gateway to San Francisco.
3. Chinatown: Chinatown is an electric neighborhood of 100,000 people. Get a taste of Hong Kong’s present and past with its authentic markets and fantastic restaurants.
4. Fisherman’s Wharf: Fisherman’s Wharf is known for its historic waterfront, delicious seafood, spectacular sights and unique shopping. The area offers some of the most incredible views of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and the cityscape.
5. Haight-Ashbury: At the center of the hippie culture of the 1960s, this trendy neighborhood now consists of upscale boutiques, Internet cafes and hip restaurants.
6. Golden Gate National Recreation Area: Golden Gate is the largest urban national park in the world, containing 74,000 acres of land and water.
If you’re going to San Francisco … go there on the cheap with these sale fares from China Southern Airlines! Travel from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, and Cairns in October to early December 2018.
These flights involve long layovers in Guangzhou, China – some long, depending on departure city. As a bonus, China Southern Airlines offers free hotel accommodation for long layovers in Guangzhou; click here for more information about this offer and how to redeem it. Australian passport holders can enter Guangzhou without a visa as part of a layover; click here for more information about visa-free access to China. China Southern is a full-service carrier, so these fares include checked baggage and in-flight meals.
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$681 Return Perth to San Francisco Flights. Click Here for more travel dates.
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