Immerse yourself in everything that makes San Francisco
a truly unique city. Whether you're in the mood to see amazing bay views, spend a quiet day at the beach, or wish to experience a growing art scene, there is something for a wide variety of interests.
Take a stroll (or trolley), and explore all that San Francisco
has to offer!
Parks and Piers
Spectacular views, delicious dining and plenty of shopping opportunities, San Francisco
's parks and piers are full of distinct culture. Make sure to visit the San Francisco
Maritime National Historical Park, Pier 14 and Golden Gate Park. While you're in Golden Gate Park, relax with a stop in the Conservatory of Flowers, the oldest remaining municipal wooden conservatory in the United States.
A trip to Pier 39 is also a must. This very popular shopping center full of stores, restaurants and rides is also home to hundreds of resident sea lions.
Museums and More
At the magnificent Aquarium of the Bay, find close to 20,000 aquatic animals in more than 300 feet of crystal clear acrylic tunnels, holding 700,00 gallons of bay water. Make sure to visit the North American River Otter Exhibit that opened in June 2013.
The Exploratorium has re-opened in a spectacular new location at Pier 15 with 150 new exhibits. This twenty-first century learning laboratory features 600 indoor and outdoor exhibits.
Bring the whole family to The Walt Disney Family Museum, where you will learn all about the life and legacy of a true visionary. Located in a historic brick building on the main post of San Francisco
's Presidio, the 40,000-square-foot museum blends history and technology to provide a unique look into what makes Walt Disney an American icon.
Landmarks and City Views
You can't visit San Francisco
without visiting The Golden Gate Bridge. Walking tours are available on the bridge and run from April to early October. If you are looking for an amazing view of the city, make it a point to visit the observation deck on Coit Tower. Built in honor of the city's firemen, Coit Tower stands 210 feet high, and is considered by many to have some of the best views of San Francisco