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October 15, 2018

Attend the Ghost Ship Halloween: Barco Fantasma

San Francisco is the city of celebration. Whether it be dancing, artwork, or any of the performing arts, this city is the location where the peak of each festival is hosted. There is no better city to visit for those in search of a great way to celebrate the season of spookiness, the Ghost Ship Halloween: Barco Fantasma is an excellent performance to attend while in the area.

About the Ghost Ship Halloween: Barco Fantasma
The Ghost Ship Halloween: Barco Fantasma is a haunted boa...

July 15, 2018

The Artistic Side of San Francisco

The city of San Francisco has always been a place which represents the diversity of people and culture, and how fantastic these things are when brought together. It is needless to say that San Francisco is renowned for the vast amount of art museums that are present within the city. The city in many ways is a work of art, as can be seen through a quick stroll through the Mission District. One of the amazing things about San Francisco is that there is always something artistic to see, and ther...

June 15, 2018

Visit Ghirardelli Square

The Ghirardelli Square of San Francisco is an icon of the city, and is a very popular area for shoppers. This square is renowned for being a landmark public square, and still features some of the shops that were originally apart of the square upon its construction in 1893. This San Francisco attraction is a fantastic place to visit for chocolate lovers and shoppers of all kinds, and is certain to make your trip to this wonderful city as sweet as it can be.

About Ghirardelli Sq...

May 15, 2018

Enjoy a Number of Seafood Restaurants at Pier 39

PIER 39 is one of the most renowned tourist attractions of San Francisco. This pier is filled with shops and eateries, and is known for hosting many events throughout the year. Known for having an inviting and welcoming atmosphere, PIER 39 is best known for the sheer variety of restaurants located within the area. To anyone in search of a fantastic seafood restaurant within San Francisco, PIER 39 is certainly the place to find it.

About the Restaurants at Pier 39

One of the hi...

April 15, 2018

Visit San Francisco’s Maritime National Historical Park

San Francisco’s Maritime National Historical Park is an amazing place to visit if you’re interested in knowing more about the history of the beautiful San Francisco Bay. This historical park contains the Maritime Museum, the Maritime Research Center, the Aquatic Park historic district, and many historical sea vessels. A trip to this park is certain to be an exciting and educational experience, full of many events and opportunities.

About San Francisco’s Mari...

March 15, 2018

About the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Dating back to 1915, the Panama Pacific International Exposition was a world’s fair that was held in San Francisco, CA in what is now known as the Marina District, and it lasted from February 20th to December 4th, 1915. The original purpose of the fair was to celebrate the Panama Canal being finished, but the city saw it as a way to show how far it had recovered from the massive fire and earthquake that happened in 1906. Most of the buildings during the fair weren’t intended to be...

February 15, 2018

Spend Time at San Francisco’s Union Square

Union Square is one of the several popular shopping districts in the city of San Francisco. Ghirardelli Square, Mission District, Lombard Street and Westfield are some of the other shopping havens. Union Square is more popular because it is easily accessible from various neighborhoods. Civic Center is less than a mile to the southwest, and the Financial District is less than a mile northeast of Union Square. The main attraction is the public plaza covering an area of more than two and a half ...

January 15, 2018

Top Things to Do at Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park, located in northwest San Francisco, is one of the most frequented places in the city. It is a tourist hotspot for more than one reason. There are over a dozen prominent attractions in San Francisco within the boundaries of the park. In addition, Golden Gate Park, as a public recreation area offers various activities you can indulge in. You should plan an entire day to explore Golden Gate Park. If you are really short on time, then try to prioritize driving through the park a...

December 15, 2017

Explore the Exploratorium

The Exploratorium, located at Pier 15 along San Francisco’s waterfront, is an incredible, fascinating family-friendly museum that will captivate young and old, alike. Conducting more than 600 exhibits, it attracts over a million people making itself one of the most iconic San Francisco attractions.

About The Exploratorium

The Exploratorium originally was located at the famous Marina attraction, The Palace of Fine Arts. After the Exploratorium was relocat...

November 15, 2017

Explore the Country’s Largest China Town in San Francisco

San Francisco, being on the West Coast is a gateway to the Orient much like New York City has been the port of entry for millions from Europe. Chinese immigration began in earnest in the 1850s during the Gold Rush. These many immigrants settled in the current area that constitutes Chinatown, which has been traditionally defined by the neighborhoods of North Beach, and Telegraph Hill as bound by Bush Street, Taylor Street, Bay Street, and the Bay.

Explore the Country’s La...

October 15, 2017

Explore Japantown San Francisco

Japan Town, located formally at 1610 Geary Boulevard in San Francisco, is a small cultural enclave dedicated to the culture of Japan. This neighborhood in the Western Addition district comprising of about 6 city blocks is considered one of the oldest ethnic neighborhoods in America. Built and settled after the Great Earthquake of 1906, Japan Town, which is known as Nihonmachi, has a strong history of cultural development and preservation. Tourists love this site due to its collection of resta...