There Are A Thousand Viewpoints in The Viewtiful City.
- Herb Caen
In San Francisco you’ll find the clear Pacific air is filled with the fragrance of fir. The weather is almost always sunny and warm. Being the hub of a huge metropolitan area, it’s the place to go to find action and adventure while the surrounding areas provide relaxation and rejuvenation. Each week you can feel the energy of the City’s many street festivals: Chinese New Year, Carnival in the Mission, street fairs in North Beach, on Union Street or in the Haight-Ashbury. The grandest street events are gay! SF Pride Festival, Folsom Street Fair & Dore Alley are parties not to be missed. Experience the city. As you are out dining at one of the city’s world-renowned restaurants, plan your next escapade. The F Line Street Cars take you from Pier 39 Fisherman’s Wharf along the Embarcadero, past the Ferry Building and Down Market Street, into the Castro District, where you can find your gay heritage. North Beach, previously the historic center of the Beatnik Subculture, is now the main district for nightlife! Take the famous icon of San Francisco, the Cable Car, up to North Beach and live it up at all the bars, pubs & nightclubs that North Beach has to offer.
San Francisco offers some of the best shopping centers in the world. For the Savoir-faire shopper, be sure to check out Union Square, Chinatown, Hayes Valley and Haight-Ashbury. Each of these areas offer a uniquely different boutique or specialty shop that appeals to every type of customer from complex and cultured to groovy and eccentric. Stop and smell the roses at the many flower stands, listen to a string quartet, view the City’s unique architecture, climb the many hills or relax in warm sun and cool mists that envelop the City. Don’t feel rushed, In San Francisco you can find yourself, touch history, and expand your mind.