Alcatraz Island is probably one of the best-known destinations in San Francisco and attracts plenty of tourists all curious to see inside this infamous prison building. Enjoy a boat trip over to Alcatraz Island and then see inside a building which was once home to a whole host of notorious criminals.
Are you looking for a whole new dining experience on your holiday? If so, head to Pier 39, here you can enjoy some delicious seafood while surrounded by sea lions! As well as sea lions you will find an array of restaurants and shops here, but the sea lions are sure to be the thing that you remember most about visiting Pier 39.
If you are in search of some serious retail therapy, then head to Union Square. Union Square in San Francisco’s biggest shopping destination and is also home to plenty of places to eat for when you need a pit stop.
Wherever you stay in San Francisco, you can be sure that there will be somewhere amazing to pamper yourself nearby. San Francisco is home to a vast choice of spas, salons, and clinics to get you feeling revived, and refreshed.
San Francisco is incredibly hilly, so it’s a good idea to bring shoes that you will feel comfortable wandering around in as you scale the city’s sometimes steep slopes.
Another practical tip to remember when you’re packing for your trip is that San Francisco has microclimates and is prone to fog, so you may need to pack clothes for all eventualities so that you aren’t freezing or uncomfortably hot.