Set yourself up for a fiesta of cultural and natural delights when you are in San Francisco. Perched on the tip of a peninsula, this eclectic city is home to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge spanning the frequently fog-covered strait that connects the Bay to the Pacific Ocean. Take a cable car for breathtaking panoramas of the city or stroll through the green expanse of Presidio. Art aficionados will love the classic exhibits of de Young Museum as well as the vibrant murals of Mission District. The Fisherman’s Wharf is famous for its freshly grilled seafood and some lucky observers are treated to the sight of basking sea lions. Nearby, the former prison island of Alcatraz is an iconic and notorious former prison that is worth exploring. For food lovers, San Francisco offers myriad delights, from the trendy bars of Castro to the oldest Chinatown in the continent and fashionable dining destinations of Union Square.
Golden Gate Bridge
Recommended USA Tours
Places: San Francisco (2 days) → Wine Region (1) → Yosemite National Park (2) → Carmel (2) → Santa Barbara (2) → Los Angeles (2) → Oahu (3) → Maui (4)
Tour Highlights: Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz Prison, Napa & Sonoma Valleys, Wine Tours & Artisanal...
Fairmont Heritage Place is ideally located in Ghirardelli Square, in the heart of San Francisco. Close to Fisherman’s Wharf and Golden Gate Bridge, this luxurious hotel is housed in the renovated, historic Ghirardelli chocolate factory.
Hotel Zephyr is an urban sanctuary in the iconic Fisherman's Wharf district in San Francisco. Enjoy the privileged waterfront location, and the nautical-themed interiors with upcycled cargo containers, shipping artifacts, mural walls, interactive art, and vintage photographs.
Taj Campton Place sits in an enviable location along Stockton Street at Union Square in San Francisco. Close to Fisherman’s Wharf and shopping areas, this contemporary-style hotel provides comfortable accommodation.
The Argonaut, just half an hour’s ride from the airport, stands in Fisherman's Wharf, one of San Francisco’s most popular oceanfront locations. Housed in a historic warehouse, this award-winning hotel has lovely views of the Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and Alcatraz Island.
The Marker is conveniently located in downtown San Francisco, close to Union Square and other popular attractions. Housed in a historic building dating back to 1910, this newly-renovated hotel features a beaux-arts color scheme in soothing shades.