| About the city |
USA ’s most popular and attractive city is San Francisco. Winters are calmed by the surrounding water, whereas summers are usually breezy and cool especially in the microclimates of the hilly regions. Its weather is generally unpredictable but always refreshing. Mark Twain remarked, “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco." But the occasional harshness of the climate and difficult geographic pattern exist along with the loyalty of the residents who are eager to face any kind of challenges to make San Francisco their home.
The hills of San Francisco are too steep for horse-drawn carriages with the help of gasoline engines. Therefore it could be only replaced with steam-powered cable cars. Not only this, Bay Area Rapid Transit System of subways is replaced with streetcars except for three lines. New cafes, boarding houses and other remnants of the Sixties around the corner of Haight and Ashbury, which is a neighborhood of San Francisco, has experienced significant decline since the days when the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane flourished. But it is on its way back thanks to the loyalty and dedication of its long-term residents.
San Francisco is the community on the bay where so many hearts have been left behind and recognized as the “Rockingest city in the United States” with a number of events from Haight Ashbury Music Center to Fisherman’s Wharf and Chinatown. Not only this, artistic affairs, a culinary, musical or dances all are available at San Francisco.
One of the most popular hot tourist spot of San Francisco is Union Square, which is surrounded by palm trees with colorful flower, located on the historic cable-car line built in 1913 for the Pan American Exposition with dynamic, bold and exclusive European furnishings. Cliff House was built in 1909 after its two predecessors burned.
Tourists are also keen to explore the beauty of Merced River, majestic Sierra Nevada mountain range and the well known Yosemite National Park of San Francisco. Other tourist attraction point of San Francisco are Museum Of Modern Art, Coit Tower, Yerba Buena Center, China town, for varieties of Chinese restaurant, shops and temples, Baker Beach.
San Francisco has to offer a lot to its tourist right from cultural attractions to world famous landmarks that add to its beauty including beautiful Angel Island and Alcatraz, the once “escape-proof –prison”. Also only in San Francisco…one can see the Bay Bridge and Golden gate Bridge from underneath…and lot more.
San Francisco has lot to offer not only with in its area, but its neighborhood also include some of the world greatest beautiful places like Fisherman’s Wharf, rows and rows of ornate Victorians, North Beach, Nob Hill, Presidio. Some of the good hotels are located very near to these places that make easy accessibility.
Yosemite National Park is also main center of attraction for the adventure loving people, just few miles away from San Francisco. All the places brighten up cultural diversity of San Francisco and its various adjoining sites.
Traveling to San Francisco whether for exploring Wineyards or for a pleasure trip is easily possible by booking tickets on the internet. You can book any major airlines from any travel web site or contact with travel agents. Some major airlines include British Airways, Air India, North West Airways, and Cathay Pacific etc.
Moving with in the city can also be made available with the help of travel agents in advance, which offer various discount or free trip of a day. The various mode of transport available are hiring car, bus or most popular way is through cable car. To explore the whole city of San Francisco, you can travel by buses, rail or taxis that would be able to take you throughout the entire city.
San Francisco offers a lot to its visitors in term of beauty and great architecture. In order to provide economical hotels to its visitors, it has Two to Five stars hotels. Tourists can make his choice according to the comforts or facilities required by them, as staying near airports, enjoying natural beauty, at the center of the city or near market. Not only this, all the hotels also provide some extra services like complementary breakfast etc. to make your trip more enjoyable.
Hotels Rate and Charges:
Rates and charges of accommodations offered by various lodging options at San Francisco are such flexible to suit the needs and requirements of every traveler visiting here. If staying at Bed & Breakfasts lodges in the city, the cost of stay could fall in the range of $70-$90. Where as, if you choose two-star to three-star hotels located in the center of the city, the price range would be around $120-$210. Besides this, a more comfortable stay at a four star or five star hotels could cost around $270-$360.
Hotels of San Francisco have all the facilities that can satisfy the visitor in terms of spent money’s maximum utilization for their stay. Some of the facilities are 24-hour room service, Fitness center, spa, Car parking, Laundry Service, safety deposit box, Art gallery, Jewellery store, florist, gift shop, Non-smoking rooms available, speed Internet access, conference facility, Personal Valet parking, Rooftop terrace and conservatory, wine shop and many more.
Apart from these services, hotels also take care that rooms, offered by them, should be update enough to give maximum comforts to the visitors like proper functioning of the air conditioning, alarm clock, radio wireless telephone with dataports, Cable TV, In-room movies. Some more facilities are Mini-bar, safety deposit box, Iron and ironing board, Work desk, fully equipped bathroom with hair dryer and many other accessories CD\DVD player. All these facilities make tourist’s stay a pleasurable memory.
Amazing and amusing facts about the city:
Although, San Francisco is the hottest tourist spot in the world, tourists enjoy temperate marine climate. Around the year temperature is about 70 degree F (21C) and 40 degree F (5 degree C). San Francisco is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay. Greater bay is providing residents to 6 million people so it is known as 5 th largest metro area in the world.