San Francisco Travel Guide
Plan Your San Francisco Vacation
With its myriad hills and spectacular bay, San Francisco beguiles with natural beauty, vibrant neighborhoods, and contagious energy. From the hipster Mission District to the sassy Castro, from bustling Union Square to enduring Chinatown, this dynamic town thrives on variety. The city makes it wonderfully easy to tap into the good life, too: between San Francisco's hot arts scene, tempting boutiques, parks perfect for jogging or biking, and all those stellar locavore restaurants and cocktail bars, it's the ultimate destination for relaxed self-indulgence.
Hotels here are more than hotels: they are a part of the cityscape, some as old as the city itself, beloved by visitors and... read more
Make no mistake, San Francisco is one of America’s top food cities. Some of the biggest landmarks are restaurants; and... read more
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
San Francisco's signature International Orange entryway is the city's majestic background, and about 10 million people a year head to the... Read more
Want to get a slice of local life by just hanging out and skipping the sightseeing? These experiences will let you pretend you're a San... Read more
All About Chinatown. A delightful "behind-the-scenes" look at the neighborhood. Owner Linda Lee and her guides stop in Ross Alley... Read more
Despite—or perhaps because of—the astronomical cost of living here, San Francisco offers loads of free diversions. Here are our picks... Read more
Looking for an unusual San Francisco experience that'll give you bragging rights? Try one of these quirky choices—even a local would be... Read more
The quintessential boomtown, San Francisco has been alternately riding high and crashing since the gold rush. Those bearish during the... Read more
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