Top 5 Things You Can Do In San Francisco To Have Fun In 2017

Top 5 Things to do in San Francisco, CA
San Francisco is one of the most metropolitan cities in the U.S. It has a lot to keep visitors busy with its most recognizable landmark being the Golden Gate Bridge. A weekend will be barely enough to sample all the city has to offer including

Golden Gate Park
The Golden Gate Park is California’s equivalent of the New York City’s Central Park. It offers nature trails, picture perfect picnic sites, playgrounds, and museums. You can also get yourself to the Japanese Tea Garden, the oldest in America, and you will feel like you are actually in Japan. The Tea Garden is full of cherry trees, and its pathways are lined with bamboos. There are also Koi ponds, and a Japanese pagoda (tiered tower with multiple eaves) that is five stories high.

San Francisco Bay Cruise and Alcatraz
While you are in San Francisco, you will want to take a boat ride on the bay. This provides a chance to see the city from the estuary, creating for a postcard worthy view. You could also catch a ferry to Alcatraz Island, home to the infamous now defunct federal prison. Other attractions on the island include the oldest operational lighthouse on the U.S West Coast, rock pools and a seabird colony.

Union Square
For those of us looking to have a good time or looking to shop around San Francisco, then Union Square is the place to be. It boasts several luxury boutiques like Sutter, Grant, Stockton and Powell, art galleries, restaurants, and theatres. You will also find one of the most popular nightclubs here. Besides, the second largest outlets in the U.S in both Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom are housed in The Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre in the square.

Fisherman’s Wharf
The attractions at the Wharf are more than you can sample in a day. It is among the most frequented areas by tourists. Pier 39, which is part of Fisherman’s Wharf, provides picturesque views of both the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Visitors are also treated to the very best seafood dished from the numerous restaurants in the area. What's more, you can ride on the Powell-Hyde or Powell-Mason cable car lines that go through Fisherman’s Wharf.

San Francisco’s Chinatown has one of the largest Asian communities and is the oldest in North America. Most of the inhabitants are descendants of the settlers who emigrated from the Californian Gold Rush. Here, you will find many souvenir shops where you can buy Chinese herbs from Great China Herb Co on Washington St. or see how fortune cookies are made at the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory. In case you are looking for spices, Jackson Street will lead you to Ming Lee Trading Inc. which offers a diverse selection of traditional Chinese spices.

California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco has the sole home boasting, an aquarium, planetarium, museums of natural history and a rain forest that is four stories high. All these are housed at the California Academy of Sciences in this city. As most of these sites require payment for admission, visitors may purchase a City Pass to ease the transition from one place to another.

San Francisco is vast with attractive sites and fun things to take part in. Thus, if you want to have a memorable vacation for you and your family, this is the place to be.


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