SAN FRANCISCO: LIBERAL | ECLECTIC | FOGGY
San Francisco is located on the West Coast of the United States. It is a popular destination, known for its cool summers, steep hills, architecture, iconic landmarks and a stunning number of Michelin-starred restaurants. Enjoy the attractions and then get off the tourist track by walking around the city which is divided into neighborhoods, each with its own distinct personality offering a wide variety of music, nightlife, art and culture. Explore over 200 parks and spend a few hours at a beach. Day trips to Napa Valley and Sonoma are a definite must for wine lovers.
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BEFORE YOU GO
The best way to see the city is on foot. However rides on the city’s famous cable cars and historic street cars are fun photo opportunities. Buses, the metro, taxis are also available along with Uber and Lyft. From the airport, the BART is the fastest way into the city.
There are numerous well-designed, luxuriously appointed establishments in prime locations. The styles range from classic to modern, boutique to chain and everything in-between. Here are a few of our favorites:
Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
This city has become a culinary mecca. From Michelin-starred restaurants to food trucks and pop-ups, expect to never go hungry in San Francisco. Dine like a king in this town. The diet can wait.
Acquerello - Michelin Starred
Ame Restaurant - Michelin Starred
Atelier Crenn - Michelin Starred
Aziza - Michelin Starred
Benu - Michelin Starred
Boulevard - Michelin Starred
Campton Place Restaurant - Michelin Starred
Coi Restaurant - Michelin Starred
Commis - Oakland - Michelin Starred
Gary Danko - Michelin Starred
Hog Island Oyster Co – Clam Chowder
Keiko À Nob Hill - Michelin Starred
Kusakabe - Michelin Starred
La Folie - Michelin Starred
La Taqueria - Burritos
Luce Restaurant - Michelin Starred
Maruya -Michelin Starred
Michael Mina - Michelin Starred
Quince - Michelin Starred
Saison - Michelin Starred
Sons & Daughters - Michelin Starred
SPQR - Michelin Starred
Spruce - Michelin Starred
Trouble Coffee Co - Toast
State Bird Provisions - Michelin Starred
There are numerous drinking establishments in the city. Enjoy a handcrafted cocktail at a neighborhood bar, atop a cliff or from an old-school bar. Take in the local scene or a breathtaking panoramic view of the ocean or the city. The choices are pretty much endless.
The Buena Vista Cafe – Irish Coffee
SEE & DO
Most of these landmarks are iconic in every which way possible. This city has something for everyone; architecture aficionados, nature enthusiasts, patrons of the arts, history buffs and more.
Almost all the luxury hotels have in-house spas offering typical services. A fun and relaxing getaway for the day include the following spas, which offer a tranquil escape from the busy city.
Cavallo Point Lodge - Day Trip
The Auberge Spa at Calistoga Ranch - Day Trip
San Francisco offer a wide range of shopping experiences, from big designer brands at Union Square, to local boutiques in each neighborhood. A fun way to try local goods is to spend a few hours at the Ferry building where artisans sell their proud creations.