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Top 10 Things To Do In San Francisco

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Places To Go In San Francisco

Can an atmospheric element be part of a city’s personality? In San Francisco it can. Looking out over the bay, you’ll understand why the fog enveloping the water and buildings is considered to be one of the iconic San Francisco attractions. As the first gray tendrils slowly curl back under the rising sun, the beckoning city appears, teeming with new sights and distractions that will punctuate the story of your trip here. Whether it’s tasting fresh homemade pasta at a closet-sized bistro in North Beach or cheering at a boisterous parade in the Mission, every chapter you write over the course of your San Francisco vacation will be one you want to revisit.

Visiting San Francisco

The steep hilly streets, tightly lined with narrow Victorian houses and crisscrossed by tram rails, call to urban explorers. The city never lacks for things to do. In San Francisco, each neighborhood offers up a different character. Chinatown brims with vibrancy, from the swaying red paper lanterns to the storefronts filled with ornate jewelry and roasted meats. The Castro District’s historical theater and rowdy bars will introduce you to its colorful vibe, while the mellow, hippie Haight-Ashbury will make you want to buy a vintage Volkswagen and relive the ’60s bus. But biking across the Golden Gate Bridge, the past will give way to the present as the breeze whips through your hair and the Pacific Ocean churns below. Perhaps you should take a sunset cruise across the bay next? Discovering what to do in San Francisco is half the fun and you’ll never want to leave this unique city.

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