Places to Visit: San Francisco California

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San Francisco CA

Take in the sights and sounds of wonderful San Francisco, CA as you travel around northern California. Visit the rolling hills and you won't want to leave, wanting more of the exciting times in this great city, from cable cars to wharves on the water. San Francisco has it all! Read More

As the famous fog rolls in off the bay, you will remember the many songs written about this beautiful city – San Francisco, CA. Travel up and down the same hills featured in many a movie, and enjoy the colorful Victorian architecture so popular here.

There's no end of things to do in this cosmopolitan town. San Francisco offers something for everyone. Travel over the Golden Gate Bridge in all its splendor. Tour Alcatraz in the bay and drop by Fisherman's Wharf near downtown. Stop by the Aquarium of the Bay to see sharks up close. Have fun on an Angel Island tram tour.

Plenty of choices in accommodations may have you pause to decide which to take. Choose an overnight stay in a nice little Bed & Breakfast or find a quaint inn to stay the night. There are many hotels and motels available in this large city, but perhaps you would like one by the ocean.

Getting to San Francisco from Lake Tahoe is easy. Take CA-89 to US-50. When you come to I-80 West, take that ramp to I-580 East and you will arrive in this marvelous city on the Bay. It's a 3½-hour trip.