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September 15, 2018

Westfield San Francisco Centre

Westfield San Francisco Centre, located just off of Market Street, is home to over one-hundred-and-fifty different eateries and other various businesses such as Bath & Body Works, Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop, Louis Vuitton, American Eagle Outfitters, and more. Each day there are deals for most of the available stores. If you’re curious to which stores have a sale going on, look up the Westfield San Francisco Centre website and look under the “Deals and Offers” ...

July 15, 2018

A Night On The Town In San Francisco

Night Life in San Francisco While visiting the beautiful city of San Francisco, California, you might wonder if there is anything to do during the later hours of the night. There are plenty of nightclubs and bars that are scattered across the city that are all open till the early morning hours. Nightclubs Here are a couple of unique nightclubs that are sure to leave exciting and longlasting memories.  The first club option of the night is Audio. It is said that Audio is one of the best ...

June 15, 2018

Explore the Museum of Ice Cream

San Francisco, California, attracts millions of visitors each year and is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This city is thriving with culture, world-class dining, outdoor adventures, live entertainment, museums, stunning architecture and breathtaking views. With majestic vistas, rolling hills and famous landmarks, San Francisco is home to dozens of attractions. During your stay, explore the Museum of Ice Cream to bring out your inner child and for interactive...

May 15, 2018

Painted Ladies: Victorian and Edwardian Houses

Of all San Francisco attractions, the Painted Ladies houses are quite possibly the most famous attraction within the city. These Victorian and Edwardian themed buildings, often referred to as the “Postcard Row”, are considered to be the most photographed buildings in the entire city, as they have been featured in many renowned films and other famous works, such as the show “Full House”. A tour past these brightly colored houses is a necessity for anyone visiting the San F...

April 15, 2018

Ocean Beach San Francisco A Quiet Getaway

Ocean Beach is a great getaway for you and your family. It’s the most visited beach in all of San Francisco. This beach isn’t like any other beach with sunny weather and blue skies. The skies tend to be foggy just as often as it is sunny. The water rarely exceeds the temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and is in the 50-degree mark most of the year. If you’re a hardy swimmer, or an experienced surfer, this is the beach to test your skills.  Don’t let this weather th...

March 15, 2018

Explore Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

San Francisco, California, attracts millions of visitors each year and is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This city is thriving with culture, world-class dining, outdoor adventures, live entertainment, museums, stunning architecture and breathtaking views. With majestic vistas, rolling hills and famous landmarks, San Francisco is home to dozens of attractions. During your stay, explore the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre for a live performance and fun for the en...

February 15, 2018

Visit War Memorial Opera House

The War Memorial Opera House is at 301 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco. It is an integral part of San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center and home to San Francisco Opera since 1932. San Francisco was the first city in the country to have an opera house owned by the municipality. The city issued four million dollars in municipal bonds to fund the design and subsequent construction in 1927. Arthur Brown Jr. was appointed to design the building. He had designed San Francisco City Hal...

January 15, 2018

Explore Pier 39

Pier 39 marks the eastern edge of Fisherman’s Wharf. It is a tourist hotspot for several distinct reasons. For many, it is a major shopping hub and for others, it is a hotbed of entertainment with video arcades, restaurants, museums, and quite a few unique shops. Visitors would love the views from Pier 39 with the skyline behind framing views of The Bay. You would be able to see Alcatraz, Angel Island, the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. Pier 39 is a family friendly place. The marin...

November 15, 2017

Golden Gate Park Disc Golf Course

Disc Golf is a popular alternative sport in which players throw a disc, not much different from a Frisbee, at targets on a course of 9 or 18 holes in a similar format to golf. Invented in the early 1900s, Disc Golf quickly lost its pizzazz until it was rediscovered again in the 1960s. Average course holes are around 200-240 feet and have many obstructions and challenges that test the ability levels of players. Similar to golf, Disc Golf has a tee box and appropriate signage that map out the dist...

October 15, 2017

Exploring Golden Gate Park In San Francisco

Golden Gate Park is a large urban park that stretches some 3 miles from Ocean Beach to the center of San Francsico. Golden Gate Park was created in the 1870s. This major public park hosts more than 13 million visitors each year!  Golden Gate Park is one of the largest man made parks in an urban center and is 20% larger than the famous Central Park of New York as it extends over 1017 acres in the heart of San Francisco.  If you think that this park is nothing else than giant patch of gr...

September 15, 2017

How to See the Best of San Francisco in One Day

One holiday is not enough to explore all of San Francisco, unless you intend to spend weeks if not months. However, you can tick many things to do in San Francisco in one vacation if you plan well. Efficiency and strategic planning would be the key so here is a brief guide to help you see the best of San Francisco in one day. 1-Day Itinerary in SF Alcatraz Island is one of the top things to see in San Francisco but it would take a long time. The ferry rides, the tour and the unavoidable time h...