Plan your trip to San Francisco, California
Regional Population: 732,072
Elevation: 16 meters
Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
Local Currency: USD
Nearby Airports: SFO
Our local expert shares her city secrets for individuals and families alike, to help you plan your ideal San Francisco vacation.
Tips for families to maximize a college visit to the Bay Area—exploring San Francisco, Berkeley and Palo Alto.
The city teems with eco-friendly hotels, restaurants, spas and shops. Find out where right here.
Looking to get in an active workout while on your urban endeavor vacation to the Bay Area? You’ve found the right place.
A local mom shares her favorite neighborhoods and joints for where to eat, shop and play like a native while on your San Francisco family vacation.
Escape the urban jungle and find plenty of places to relax and get back to nature in the City by the Bay.
Art meets technology at this innovative museum offering kids and families engaging, interactive displays that bring out the creative child in visitors of all ages.
Taste the magic of the Bay Area on a customized, behind-the-scenes tour of iconic food venues in San Francisco and beyond.
Bring these guidebooks—and some comfortable walking shoes—when you explore the diverse and hilly neighborhoods of San Francisco.
Find the greenest lodging with this round-up of eco-certified U.S. hotels that care about your well being and the planet.
Slashed gate prices and online specials help families save big bucks at amusement parks this summer.
Celebrate Mother Nature at top Earth Day fetes and spring festivals around the world.
For those who like local, one-of-a-kind finds, here’s a list of the best boutique shopping cities in the U.S.
Start the holiday season with these fun top family activities including concerts for the kids, a train ride with Santa and chocolate-making demonstrations.
Take a detour from the hotspots and visit some offbeat San Francisco attractions, including a museum bar, a pirate store and a trapeze school.
Go where no other boats can. Plan your kayaking vacation with our expert tips on how to choose the right type of trip and find recommended tours.
Sharpen your Cupid’s arrow and take your sweetheart to one of these annual love events held around the world.
Had it with wedding planning? Elope! Check out these destinations and packages that offer an alternative to Vegas.
At some airports, you can bypass the fast-food feeding frenzy and enjoy a real meal at one of these 14 worthy eateries.
Sip famous, handcrafted beers and learn how they’re made on brewery tours across the country.
Hotels around the country are gearing up for the holidays with select Christmas-themed teas for the entire family.
Shop with the Four Seasons San Francisco, get a Tango package at the Hilton Buenos Aires, ring in the New Year in St. Lucia and explore the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh.
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This week’s discounts are at San Francisco hotels, a free night’s stay in Santorini, a museum package in New York and passes to North Carolina attractions.
This week's specials range from an Orlando single-parent family deal to a package for the Beijing Olympics.
Can’t afford your dream trip this year? Try these bargain alternative vacations instead.
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