If you've had to stop to rest more than once on a two block walk and still haven't made it all the way up the hill or if it's the middle of July and the fog hasn't lifted all week, you may just be in San Francisco. Known for its architecturally stunning bridges and homes, and average daily temperatures that are the same in December as they are in May, the jewel of California's Bay Area, San Francisco, is a true world-class city that boasts endless international dining options, sophisticated cultural attractions and one of the most unique landscapes in the world.
Travelers should have no shortage of things do to in San Francisco. At Pier 39, visitors can go shopping at an array of world-class stores and boutiques, while the nearby Fisherman’s Wharf is home to the San Francisco Maritime National History Park, Ghiradelli Square, a Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum and much more.
Nob Hill-Russian Hill is an upscale neighborhood that draws tourists with its lavish accommodations. Travelers in that area won’t want to miss Lombard Street, a steep and curving section of road that is one of San Francisco’s best-known sights. In the middle of San Francisco Bay, people can take a tour of Alcatraz, an iconic island that served as the home of one of the country’s most notorious prisons. Another major attraction in the area is the Golden Gate Bridge, a vast orange span that is one of San Francisco’s most famous features. After seeing the bridge, travelers can head to Golden Gate Park, which holds several museums and other attractions in a lush green urban oasis.
San Francisco’s accommodation options encompass a wide range of styles. At the Kensington Park Hotel, visitors can stay in luxurious suites with a distinctly European feel. Meanwhile, Hotel Diva offers its guests cutting-edge avant-garde decor, setting itself apart from other facilities in the area with its groundbreaking modern design.
Another refurbished hotel is the Wyndham Canterbury at San Francisco, which has welcomed guests for more than 70 years. This revitalized landmark is situated in the heart of downtown, providing travelers with a stylish place to stay as they explore the California metropolis. Tourists looking for renovated San Francisco condo rentals can also stay at the Steinhart Hotel, which was crafted by stylists that had previously designed Gucci and Ralph Lauren boutiques.