In this much celebrated city, there are many places for people to visit and activities to engage in. Planning a trip in the months of September, October or November would be in your favor as during this time the weather is pleasantly warm and the streets won’t be much crowded. Make sure to book well-in-advance to avail lucrative family travels deals.
Visit the iconic Golden Gate Bridge at sunrise or sunset to witness the spectacular view of the bridge being engulfed by white fluffy fog. The sun shining on the bridge, turning it orange, with the blue glittering bay at the background, makes it a sight to behold.
Some other chief points of interest are Union Square, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, Conservatory of Flowers, California Academy of sciences, Pier 39, AT&T Park, De Young, Ghirardelli Square, Presidio of San Francisco and Angel Island where you can go for hiking and camping
The Exploratorium is a science museum which offers a fun learning experience with many interactive exhibits. It also features a well-equipped laboratory. Coit Tower, situated on Telegraph Hill is a grand landmark. Around 210 feet tall, this observatory provides an incredible, panoramic view of the city.
A major attraction is the Lombard Street which is claimed to be ‘the most crooked street in the world’. It is a very, steep street with 8 hairpin turns. Another is Alcatraz Island, which consists of a few buildings that used to house a military prison, a federal prison, a lighthouse and a military fortification. History buffs would have a field day exploring this little island. Book family travel deals and visit Fisherman’s Wharf which is famous for its seafood, museums and a sea-lions colony.
Located at Embarcadero, Beach Street, is ‘Aquarium of the Bay’, which is a public aquarium. Divided into three different exhibits namely ‘Under the Bay’, ‘Discover the Bay’ and ‘Touch the Bay’. It consists of aquatic creatures from the San Francisco Bay. ‘Under the Bay’ is the largest exhibit which includes 300 feet of tunnels and features thousands of see creatures.
One unique feature of this beautiful city is that it is home to the world’s last manually operated cable car system. One of the most favorite attractions among tourists, a ride in one of these cars would help to make memories which last a lifetime. Look up online to grab various family travel deals. Booking your accommodations through an Airbnb would be beneficial while travelling with family.
Be it informative museums, pensive piers, parks, exciting trams or entertainment venues, this beautiful city has something to offer to people of all ages.