San Francisco is in Northern California in the US. It is best known for
being the birthplace of the United Nations in 1945. The city stands as the
cultural, commercial, and financial center of the state and the country.
San Francisco After being almost completely burnt in 1906 earthquake, the
city rose from its ashes to host the prestigious Panama-Pacific
International Exposition nine years later. It is famous for its ionic
Golden Gate Bridge (built in 1937) and cable cars (the oldest dates to
1873). It is surrounded by immaculate natural scenery, draped in fog all
year round and is dotted with several Victorian houses. San Francisco
features many natural features and attractions like steep rolling hills and
cool summers that bring dense fog- a feature accentuated by the city’s
Things to do in San Francisco
Cable Car Museum
The Cable Car Museum in the Nob Hill neighborhood of San Francisco features
an exhaustive resource on the history of the city’s cable car system. It
features many vintage cable cars from makers like Sutter Street Railway (of
the 1870s) and the Clay Street Hill Railroad.
Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is the tallest bridge in the United States. It is a
famous suspension bridge spanning the 1 mile long Golden Gate strait to
link San Francisco and Marin County. This bridge was debuted in 1937 as the
longest and the tallest suspension bridge in the world.
Aquarium of the Bay
The public aquarium called Aquarium of the Bay is a Smithsonian Affiliate
and has over 50 sharks from species indigenous to the San Francisco Bay. It
is home to several native and local aquatic species collected from the San
Francisco Bay and neighboring rivers.
Best Time to Visit San Francisco
Summer season, the months from June to August are the best to book your
flights from Salt Lake City to San Francisco. Book your flights from SLC to
SFO in this season to go enjoy cultural events like the North Beach
Festival, Fillmore Street Jazz Festival and the San Francisco Marathon. It
is advised to book San Francisco flights in advance to avoid paying more
during peak season.