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This Californian city really does have everything. A dramatic setting, quirky neighbourhoods, vibrant culture, world-class museums, thriving galleries, diverse restaurants and beautiful countryside. No wonder it’s one of America’s top destinations!
The iconic San Francisco cable cars are a fantastic way to experience the city. Or jump aboard a boat and see the skyline from a different angle on a tour around the bay. Alongside the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz is the city’s most famous landmark a must do if you're visiting for the first time. Now a fascinating museum, a trip to ‘The Rock’ is an absolute must see on any trip to San Francisco.
Beyond San Francisco you'll find the wonder that is Napa Valley. Experience wine tasting and fine dining at its best, set amongst a spectacular back drop of rolling vineyards and lush countryside.
Boasting stunning views, this ancient military post has miles of hiking routes, bike trails and fantastic picnic spots, with spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Marin Headlands and Pacific Ocean.
Head straight to this pretty square after your flight to San Francisco, if you’re after some serious shopping. Along with exclusive boutiques, you’ll also find well-known stores such as Macy’s.
Head to Fisherman’s Wharf where you’ll find Pier 39, a popular waterfront market, vendors selling delicious take-away crab and shrimp, and a surprise community of Californian sea lions!
This pretty neighbourhood is in fact not a beach, but the city’s Italian quarter. Full of romantic pavement cafes, restaurants and shops, it’s the perfect place to while away an afternoon.
The California Academy of Sciences is only place in the world where you’ll find an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum and 4-story rainforest under one roof! A perfect trip for families.
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