Places to Visit: San Francisco California

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San Francisco California

Any travel information you look up on visiting northern and central California areas will most heartily recommend coming through wonderful San Francisco to take in the sights. Any vacation in this great city is sure to please. A unique city in so many ways, you can't miss a stop here. Read More

Beautiful San Francisco, California – the setting for many famous movies and the subject of romantic songs. The incredibly steep hills will fascinate you, especially if you find yourself driving up them. With colorful Victorian style homes mixed in with the modern, you will get out your camera to snap photos of them sweeping up the hillsides. You will need a jacket for when the fog rolls in off the bay.

It's imperative to spend some time in San Francisco so you don't miss one single treat. You'll instantly recognize the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz isolated there in the bay. You must take the family for a ride on the cable cars. Go to Fisherman's Wharf and purchase some yummy clam chowder from one of the many sidewalk vendors.

No matter your preference, you'll find the perfect lodging here in San Francisco. You can rent a Bed & Breakfast, find a quaint inn or choose a hotel or motel near the ocean.

To get to San Francisco from Mammoth, take CA-203 to US-395 North then CA-120 towards San Francisco, and simply follow the signs. It may take almost 5 hours but when you are so close, you can't pass up this opportunity.