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A Weekend in San Francisco

Author: Julie Julie
by Julie Julie
Posted: Jul 26, 2017

Weekends are time you get to draw yourself out of the daily busy weekday-monotony. Why not really make good use of these two days. So, thinking what you should do? Well, what about going for a trip? Now, you’re thinking "where could I go?" We’ve got you a solution. Why not fly to San Francisco. From Victorian Architecture to magnificent hills and vales, San Franciscoisa just the placewhereyoucouldgetawayto, this weekend.

Must- Visit Places in San Fransisco, to Visit

Boudin’s Sourdough: According to Boudin’s website, the wild yeasts which grow in San Francisco air, provide an inimitable, sour taste to the conventional French bread, thus giving it the name ‘sourdough’. The primary recipeofthesour dough is still used, mingled with a part of the original mother dough, in order to bake the loaves.Bouldin’s boasts of being "The Real San Francisco Treat". Thus, you shouldn’t miss that which makes a claim as this.

Golden Gate: The Golden Bridge used to, at a time; used to be called "the bridge that couldn’t be built," yet today; it is 1 of the 7 wonders of the present-day world. This magnificent bridge in San Francisco was opened in 1937, after a four-year effort against the harsh winds, fog, rock and perfidious tides. Walkers including wheelchair-users and riders of bicycles; can go for sidewalks on the bridge throughout daylight hours, to be astounded by the splendor of the view from the bridge. There are places to park cars, on both northern and southern sides of the bridge.

Golden Gate Park: What’s better than to experience bliss at the Nature’s bosom, with miles of green lawns, bridle paths, lakes, flowers and several trees along with 7,000 different kinds of plants, that too; right in the center of San Francisco? Here, you get to benefit yourself of a treasury-chest of diverse attractions;frommuseumstomagnificently beautiful gardens, to unique events like Outside Lands. If you’re taking your cars, it is better that you know that the vehicles are not allowed on certain roads, which run throughout the park, especially on Sundays. It’s better to visit the park, either for a bike-ride or for a stroll.

DeYoung Museum: ThedeYoungMuseum came into being as a result of the 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition. It was later named as the Memorial Museum. 30 later, it was again, renamed. This time, in honor of Michael Young. It is home to the museum’s major collections, ranging from American painting and sculpture to ornamental arts from the 17th century to the 21st century’s art from diverse places like Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; costume and textile arts; and the international contemporary art.

San Francisco Symphony: It was originally founded as an orchestra for the people, merely 5 years post-1906 earthquake, The San Francisco Symphonyhaspresentedground-breaking musicalshowsthathas been providing a mixture of classical and new music; for more than a century.

Lombard Street: The street is known as the "Crookedest Street in the World". Lombard Street is one of the most popular tourist destinations in San Francisco. Each year, several thousands of tourists walkordrivedown its 8sharphair-pin turns. The Lombard Street is dotted by Russian Hill mansionsandare perfectly beautified and landscaped with flowers; and is also 1of thecity’smostbeautifulstreets. Take a fabulous photo at the foot of the wavy portion with your chin up or enjoy the magnificent view from the top, staring out to the San Francisco Bay, the Bay Bridge and the Coit Tower.

Things To Do

Cruise: You’re can’t truly say you’ve visited San Francisco, until you cruise the Bay! Boardona unique steamer/ a small ship, for brunch, lunch, or dinner; and cruise over the waters and celebrate a holiday or your special day, or just for a perfect escape. Indulge on glistening views of the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge. Savor great food, exceptional cocktails, champagne, live-music, and the most stunning views in town.

The Cocktails In San Francisco Are Just Awesome: San Francisco is filled with places where you’ll find great cocktail.Okay so if you’re asking how and why? This is THE CITY where the martini was invented. Here are some well-known bars:

  • The Americano at the Vitale (8 Mission St.),
  • Redwood Room at the Clift Hotel (495 Geary St.),
  • Dirty Habitat Hotel Zelos (12 Fourth St.).

Haven For The Shoppers: In a city famed for its gorgeous scenery, its shopping destinations are no less gorgeous. You can browse through the delightful shopsonstreets, which are dotted with Victorian architecture, or leisurely walk around a park, steeped in history, and even take a scenic drive to one of the premium outletsinBay Area. Here are some top San Francisco shopping destinations; you really shouldn’t skip during your stay:

  • Union Square
  • Westfield San Francisco Centre
  • Fillmore Street

Best Restaurants: San Francisco’srestrosarealways lively and 2017 being no exception. Here are a few restaurants; you need to check out in the next year:

  • ATwaterTavern (295 Terry Francois Blvd.):

The restaurant specializes in "classic" San Francisco cuisine, whichrootedinseasonalityandsustainability.ATwaterTavern provides American cuisine; from fried and seared calamari,cioppinoto100% grass-fed tri-tip off the Santa Maria Grill.

  • Salt & Straw (2201 Fillmore St.):

The ice cream emporium, Salt & Straw; opened its 1st shops in the city of San Francisco on Fillmore Street and in Hayes Valley. The scoop spots will produce adiversityinmenu;offlavorsworthyof the city. Part of its profits will be given to local schools.

Although, San Francisco is worthyofvisit; year-round, yet September and October are likely to be the warmest. Summers in the city are famed for being abitnippy, while winter bringsinrain. However, the temperature hardly ever goes below 40 degrees or above 80 degrees. Thus, the climate is neither too hot nor too cold. So then, are you planning your weekend trip to San Francisco? Why not check out flight tickets to San Franciscoon

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