San Francisco, USA Plan a trip

For world-beating food, iconic attractions and unforgettable adventures, it has to be San Francisco.

Along with the soaring Golden Gate bridge, San Francisco is absolutely bursting with must-see landmarks and attractions. This includes Fisherman’s Wharf, the notorious Alcatraz Island, Union Square and Oracle Park, home of the Giants baseball team.

The city is a cultural hotbed, hosting world-renowned symphony, ballet, theatre and opera. From family-friendly museums and art galleries to zoos and aquariums, there’s something for everyone here. There are numerous fascinating neighbourhoods to explore, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Mission District and many more. For one of the most important neighbourhoods in the US and beyond for LGBTQ+ rights, visit the Castro!

This is a place that all-out loves its food, with a staggeringly diverse range of dining experiences to choose from. You’ll have your choice of Michelin-starred restaurants, local hangouts and hugely popular food trucks with queues around the block, and everything in between.

San Franciscan food is famously trend-setting, and the city even claims to have invented sourdough and fortune cookies. Must-try local eats include Crab Louis (as well as Dungeness Crab), the Mission-style burrito and Cioppino fish stew, all washed down with a glass of the locally brewed Anchor Steam beer.

This hilly city by the bay is surprisingly walkable (and bikeable) in parts. But if you’d like some respite from some of the steepest hills, it’s easy to hop on a cable car, underground metro or one of the city’s historic streetcars.

And if you can drag yourself away from the city centre, you’ll find San Francisco to be a fantastic jumping-off point for outdoor adventures. Some of its most beautiful natural attractions include the wild and windy hiking trails of Land’s End, and Muir Woods – an ancient redwood forest believed to be over 1,000 years old.

Plan your trip to San Francisco today!

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