Characterized by the scenic vicinity of the Pacific Ocean and over 50
hills, San Francisco is a major city in the state of California in the US.
It is best known for the country’s largest bridge- the Golden Gate Bridge.
You should visit this city for its top class natural scenery, beautiful
beaches, world-class museums and architectural marvels. Also, of note here
is its strange natural feature called summer fog. Some star highlights of
San Francisco are the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, and the Fisherman's
Things to do in San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge was the world’s longest suspension bridge with
respect to the main span from its opening in 1937 to 1964. This
4200-feet-long bridge runs over Golden Gate, which is a 1-mile wide strait
between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. This weight of the
bridge’s roadway is borne by two cables fused on two fixed towers that
stand alongside the bridge.
Nicknamed the ‘Little Italy of San Francisco,’ the Fisherman’s Wharf is a
popular waterfront area dotted with top-end restaurants and branded
showrooms in San Francisco. It is home to several top-class attractions
like Ghirardelli Square, Ripley's Believe it or Not museum, Pier 39, the
Mechanical Museums, Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, and the San Francisco
Maritime National Historical Park.
If you would like to do some sightseeing, top-end shopping and eat
delicious seafood in San Francisco, then Pier 39 is the place you should be
headed for. It is one of the most famous waterfront sites in the city and
is named thus because it is located on an 18th century pier.
Best Time to Visit San Francisco
Summer season (the months from June to August) are the best to book your
flights from Raleigh Durham to San Francisco. Book your flights from RDU to
SFO during summer season to enjoy city’s North Beach Festival and Fillmore
Street Jazz Festival. It is advised to book San Francisco flights in
advance to avoid paying more during peak season.