San Francisco – Favorite “City by the Bay”

“San Francisco has only one drawback… it’s hard to leave.”
– Rudyard Kipling

Opening Day on the Bay - San Francisco Bay, SF, CA
Sailing on the Bay, San Francisco – photo © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

San Francisco is one of the country’s top destinations. It’s no wonder that this popular cosmopolitan “City by the Bay” has consistently been voted “Favorite U.S. and International City” over the years. Renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, cultural diversity and the arts, the city also features charming Victorian architecture, a temperate climate and world-class sailing on the bay.

Fun San Francisco Attractions & City Sightseeing Tours

There’s so much to do and see in San Francisco and the Bay Area, it can be a little overwhelming, especially if it’s your first visit. The picturesque city is home to world-famous attractions, including: Alcatraz, Cable Cars, Chinatown, Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, Lombard Street, Coit Tower and the Golden Gate Bridge… to name a few.

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Culinary Trendsetter – Fun for Foodies
San Francisco is a food-lover’s delight where originality, creativity and ethnic diversity abounds. It’s one of the nation’s Top Culinary Destinations – with more eclectic cuisine and gourmet restaurants than you can count.

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The Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit San Francisco is during the Spring or Fall, when it’s warm and sunny. Winters are usually mild too, especially compared to the East Coast. The fog – San Francisco’s natural air-conditioner – rolls in along the coast during the summer months (mornings and evenings). So, if you’re planning a trip in July or August, bring layers, just in case. Note to tourists: Never refer to San Francisco as “Frisco” or “San Fran” – San Francisco or SF is just fine.