San Francisco Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

San Francisco is a city bursting with youthful energy and only 350 miles from LA. Follow us through the city and discover that here, adventure seems guaranteed.

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Leave the regular world behind when you step into the fog-swathed “City by the Bay.” From shopping adventures in Union Square to a trip on the city’s legendary cable cars, a #vacation to #SanFrancisco is bound to leave you with incredible memories.

#Visit Fisherman’s Wharf and indulge in its shops and galleries, as well as some of the best fresh seafood you’ll ever taste. Walk on the Golden Gate Bridge and take in the fresh sea air and views of the bay and Pacific Ocean. If it’s a more serene environment you’re after, pass through the stately architecture and flowing lagoon of the Palace of Fine Arts.

Of course, San Francisco #sightseeing isn’t complete without an excursion to Alcatraz, the island prison that once held some of the country’s most notorious criminals. Look into its empty cells and thick stone walls and wonder, could you escape “The Rock”?

For now, we hope you enjoy watching this #travel #guide as much as we enjoyed making it.

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0:00 – San Francisco
0:49 – Union Square
1:11 – ChinaTown
1:34 – Embarcadero
1:52 – Fisherman’s Wharf
2:09 – Pier 39
2:22 – Alcatraz
2:55 – Haight Ashbury district
3:13 – Palace of Fine Arts
3:32 – Golden Gate Park
3:53 – The Golden Gate Bridge
4:27 – Baker Beach
4:45 – Muir Woods National Monument
5:14 – Sausalito


  1. We were flying to the United States for the first time, with the first stop being Hawaii but I left the passports at home. Had to reschedule and take another flight to the US, and ended up in San Francisco instead of Hawaii.

  2. I spent the night in Cell Block D on Alcatraz quite a few years ago (long story), and it was quite the experience. If you're ever in San Francisco, it is totally worth it to go to Alcatraz

  3. Ahora son tranvias sin cerramientos….por lo que me pregunto es como hacen en el invierno…., no se a cuanto llega la temperatura mas baja en el invierno….pero debe ser duro viajar con todo el aire frio golpeandote la cara….no? esta salado viajar asi

  4. 1. Union Square in downtown for shopping
    2. China Town for exotic goods
    3. Embarcadero waterfront roadway with Market street, bay bridge and SFO ferry building
    4. Fisherman Wharf for food and chill
    5. Pier 39 for best view and sea lions
    6. Alcatraz island
    7. Haight-Ashbury district
    8. Palace of Fine Arts
    9. Golden Gate parks
    10. Golden Gate Bridge
    11. Baker Beach, best sandy beach for views
    12. Muir woods national monument, ancient 260 ft high rewood trees
    13. Sausalito, previously Artist colony now art galleries

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