Welcome to San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge
When you are visiting San Francisco, one of the most exciting attractions is still the Golden Gate Bridge. Built in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge is the most recognized symbol of the city of San Francisco and attracts over 10 million visitors each year. The Golden Gate Bridge is at the North end of the city and connects San Francisco with Marin County across the bay.

Golden Gate Park
If you enjoy city parks, you will love visiting Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Golden Gate Park is more than 1,000 acres in size, extending from the center of the city to the Pacific coast. Similar to Central Park in New York, the Golden Gate Park is rectangular in shape and includes many attractions such as the Exploratorium, Japanese Gardens and the Palace of Fine Arts.

Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz Island is known as one of the most popular tours in San Francisco. The tour provides you with a first-hand view of the conditions where some of the most hardened criminals in America were kept for a time. Taking the tour involves getting on a boat at Fisherman's Wharf and traveling out to the Island in the center of San Francisco Bay. There are several different tours of the prison, allowing you to experience the landmark at different time and conditions.

Fisherman's Wharf
Experience one of the most popular areas of San Francisco when you visit Fisherman's Wharf. The Wharf was an important industrial area of San Francisco during the early years of the city up until the end of World War II. The Wharf includes many landmarks and attractions, including the Aquarium of the Bay, Ghirardelli Square, Pier 39, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, The Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, the National Liberty Ship Memorial and much more. There are also several restaurants and cafes along the Pier for you to enjoy during your trip.

North Beach
The North Beach area of San Francisco is one of the original neighborhoods of the city, with landmarks that go back to the early 19th century when the city was beginning to develop. North Beach is in the Northeast section of San Francisco and includes the areas of Russian Hill, Fisherman's Wharf and Chinatown. The North Beach also included a large population of Italian immigrants who created many businesses in the area, one of which would become the Bank of America.