San Francisco, what a wonderful city- such an array of history, cuisine, culture, outdoor/indoor activities and nightlife, I spent just three days here and I had such an adventure. Each neighborhood in Frisco has its own personality and charm. From the Marina district-boasting picture perfect views of the famous Golden Gate Bridge, to the sea lions sprawled across Pier 39. I would have to say the highlight of my trip was the Japanese Tea Garden, created in 1894 by Makoto Hagiware. As you enter through the large wooden doors, it’s as if time stops as you pass threw to a magical land, trading the weights of the world at its doorsteps for a brief moment of complete serenity and peace.
- Tons of activities day and or night
- Due to expensive parking, driving or renting a car is not recommended. Instead try Uber or Lyft, or consider getting a one to seven day CityPass for unlimited transportation on the rail systems, buses, trolleys, and cable cars.
- Lots of cool niche restaurants and shopping.
- Dress in layers, weather can go from warm to chilly real quick.
- At a minimum check out the Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Union Square, Chinatown, and Pier 39. Also the Fisherman’s Wharf-if you like seafood, do yourself a favor and make sure to eat at the Crab House at Pier 39…. Thank me in the comments later.
- Lots of cool bars and clubs in Union Square.
- Also went to the Grand Nightclub- had a cool setup and great music.
~The FRISCO BAY~
~Alcatraz Island ~ once home to Americas most notorious criminals.
34th America’s Cup, Emirates Team New Zealand, minutes after losing a winner-take-all 19th race against the Oracle Team USA for the championship.
~The Japanese Tea Garden~ created in 1894 by Makoto Hagiware.
~ Ghirardelli Square~ birthplace to one of the world’s most influential chocolate company.
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