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Visit San Francisco, the showpiece of the Bay Area renowned for its diverse culture and scenic vistas. A mash up of culture, colour and flower-power, soak up the superb views of San Francisco Bay and iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and the network of the city’s historic cable cars. The city and surrounding area are jam-packed with entertainment making it a holiday you won’t forget.
No holiday to San Francisco is complete without a visit to the city’s famous symbol, the Golden Gate Bridge. The most photographed bridge in the world, it claims to have enough wire in its structure to stretch across the earth several times. Walking across the bridge is the best way to take in the beautiful view of the San Francisco skyline and bay. In the middle of San Francisco Bay, ‘The Rock’ or Alcatraz Island is one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations. Regarded as an escape-proof prison, that once held notorious prisoners such as ‘Al Capone and George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly. Visitors can explore the prison and learn about its history and the famed escape attempts.
Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf is the commercial tourist epicentre with shops, stalls, bars, restaurants and street performers as well as the famous Fish Alley Market. One of the most entertaining attractions down at Fisherman’s Wharf is that reside on the floating docks – be sure to go say hello. Fisherman’s Wharf is also home to a broad range of museums. Union Street and Union Square are paradise for shoppers, from boutiques to the well-known American labels. For quirkier items, check out the city’s China town
San Francisco has a diverse, lively nightlife scene and each district has a unique selection of bars, clubs and lounges for you to enjoy. San Francisco’s SoMa neighbourhood is great for electronic and hip hop clubs, while in the mission disctrict you’ll find an alternative space for smaller intimate venues. North Beach opens until the early morning and is full of neon lit bars and packed clubs.
San Francisco is packed full of fantastic hotels for guests to enjoy during their travels. Why not treat yourself and enjoy luxury in Hilton Parc 55 San Francisco Union Square. If you’re looking to save on expenses then there are plenty of motel options around the San Francisco area that will offer you an enjoyable stay.
North Beach is San Francisco’s ‘Little Italy’ with an eclectic influence from nearby Chinatown. It is famous for being a neighbourhood of unconventional character packed with ethnic culture galore and a high density of cafés and restaurants.
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