San Francisco, home to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, steep streets and a beautiful city bay is a perfect holiday destination to explore its rich history and vibrant energy. Situated in north-west California and set on a peninsula, this hilly city has a great mix of interesting places to visit and has a pleasant summer season with the best time to visit during July to October.
Ride on the iconic cable cars that take you around the famous hilly streets or climb the tallest building – the Transamerica Pyramid skyscraper. Visit the infamous prison on Alcatraz Island and learn about the history on one of the fascinating tours.
Fisherman’s Wharf is another highlight of the city, known as Little Italy today you will be able to wander round the Pier 39 Concourse and enjoy some great shopping and plenty of restaurants.
The jewel in the city is of course the Golden Gate Bridge which stretches for nearly 3 miles over the water and has it’s recognisable rust red colouring visible from miles round. Head to the Golden Gate Park is packed full of activities and sprinkled with botanical gardens, lakes and recreational areas.