“You could live in San Francisco a month and ask no greater entertainment than walking through it.”
Explore the NeighbourhoodsIn the movies all you seem to see is spotlessly clean hills with perfectly neat townhouses and an efficient tram system in place. However, San Francisco has so much more to offer, with the neighbourhoods adding massive variety to your trip.
- North Beach and Haight-Ashbury
Haight-Ashbury is the area that you’ll be used to seeing on the TV. The beautifully painted houses have become an iconic image for San Francisco and it is of course, the spiritual home of 1967’s ‘Summer of Love’. It’s worth taking a visit to get some photographs and make sure you stop by at the Red Victorian Hotel, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area.
- International Communities
If you want to get a flavour for the different cultures that are found all over San Francisco, then you’ll be spoilt for choice. Immigrants from across the world have made this city their home and
Of course, you won’t want to miss the Mission District, favoured by the Latin Americans. The Valencia corridor and 24th Street corridor are both packed full of cool restaurants, bars and galleries - well worth a visit if you want to savour the real San Francisco.Japantown and Chinatown are also firm favourites with locals and tourists alike. You can sample the sushi bars, baths and karaoke lounges in Japantown, while San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest outside of Asia, so you will experience a real taste of China here.
Embrace the charm of San Francisco holidaysSan Francisco is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the United States, and with good reason. It offers something a little different to so many other cities; whether that’s the cable cars to Fisherman’s Wharf and Union Square, or the bike rides over the Golden Gate Bridge. San Fran seems to have that extra ‘je ne sais quoi’. A holiday to San Francisco will uncover charms both great and small. The Palace of Fine Arts, a cable car ride over Nob Hill, or even the views of the Pacific from the cliffs of Lincoln Park all need to be added to your itinerary when you’re holidaying in California.
Fully managed holiday planning
The team at Bon Voyage are experienced and happy to help you with every stage of your holiday planning for San Francisco. We send our staff to destinations across the world on a regular basis, so when you speak to one of our agents, you will be getting insider knowledge, rather than just a generic sales pitch.Bon Voyage can provide all of your San Francisco holiday needs including flights, accommodation and car hire, but we can also manage those extra side trips and excursion that will turn your ordinary holiday to San Francisco into the trip of a lifetime. Our team of expert consultants is waiting to help plan your perfect holiday and we will tailor your arrangement for you into a detailed, illustrated itinerary, as well as providing you with a breakdown of all the costs. For further information, don’t hesitate to contact us today by using the Request A Quote box or calling us on 0800 316 3012.