the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

San Francisco Vacations: Iconic America

Take iconic photographs of the Golden Gate Bridge from the park. Ride a cable car down the city’s sweeping hills. Mingle with the tourists at Fisherman’s Wharf and take a ride out to Alcatraz. Get lost in the bohemian Mission District or the LGBTQ- Castro, one of the first openly-gay neighborhoods in the U.S. Visit the Computer History Museum in Silicon Valley or venture north of the city to see the redwoods at Muir Woods. There are as many ways to explore San Francisco as there are travelers. Let your Liberty Travel vacation consultant craft you a San Francisco vacation that’s just your style.

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San Francisco at a Glance

Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)

Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 10 – 15%, unless service charge is added

Language: English

Popular Drink: California Wine and cocktails

Must Eat: Everything from Cioppino to sushi and burritos

Power Up: Type A or Type B plug, 120 V (the standard in the United States)


Weather: Fall brings the warmest temperatures to San Francisco, and spring brings mild weather. Summers and winters can be cool, so pack a sweater or jacket.

Best Time to Visit: Year-round, though fall is arguably the best time.

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Walking through the Muir Woods near San Francisco

Top Things to Do in San Francisco

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge
Rent a bike or walk across the bridge, or visit Fort Point National Historic Site for the best photo.

Fisherman’s Wharf
Fisherman’s Wharf is a must-see, but it’s bustling with tourists. From here, ride one of the city’s iconic cable cars or take a boat to Alcatraz for a glimpse back in time.

Find Your Neighborhood
The murals of the Mission District, the culture of Chinatown, the history of the Castro, and the innovation of Silicon Valley—San Francisco’s neighborhoods are diverse and vibrant.

City of Parks
See the redwoods of Muir Woods, the iconic “Full House” homes at Dolores Park, or the bay views of the Presidio, in San Francisco’s parks.

Taste the City
From Michelin-starred restaurants to lively farmer’s markets; from burritos in the Mission District to the dim sum in Chinatown, San Francisco is one of the country’s leading culinary cities.

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