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Top 5 Things To Do In San Francisco
San Francisco is one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. So, it is not hard to choose top 5 things to do in San Francisco. Of course, we will start with the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Fisherman’s Wharf, historic cable cars and the largest Chinatown in North America. But that is not all… The city is full of lovely neighborhoods, great beaches, green parks, museums, art galleries and amazing restaurants. San Francisco is packed with activities for outdoorsy types, wanderers and of course foodies. It is an amazing city to explore and the best way to see it all is with CityPass.
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What is CityPass?
CityPass is a great way to discover a new city and enjoy all of its attractions. You will receive a ticket booklet containing admission tickets of the must-see attractions in the city. With CityPass, you pay one substantially reduced price and avoid main entrance ticket lines at most attractions. It is available in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Toronto.
Why Choose CityPass?
With CityPass, you will visit the most famous attractions at a discounted price, skip the line entry and get imidate entrance to galleries, museums and other interesting sights. And don’t forget that you will save a lot of money (up to 49% over regular admission prices)! The CityPass booklet also contains additional saving coupons for shopping, transportation, entertainment, souvenirs and gifts.
How Does It Work?
You can purchase the San Francisco CityPass booklet here>
There will be an option of receiving a voucher that you can print or they can send the booklet to your address (that is if you live in US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Australia, New Zealand or UK). If you decided on the first option, you have to bring the voucher to the first attraction you visit, and they’ll exchange it for your CityPass ticket booklet. Because your San Francisco CityPass booklets are good for nine days, you can visit the attractions at your own pace.
See The Best Of San Francisco With CityPass
1. 7-day Cable Car and Muni Bus Passport
One of the iconic things to do in San Francisco is definitely a ride with historic cable cars. A ride on San Francisco’s cable cars may be the most iconic and memorable of your entire trip to California. The CityPass also includes Muni Bus tickets, so you can see the whole city using diverse options of transportation.
2. California Academy of Sciences
California Academy of Sciences is a science museum with its own Planetarium, Aquarium, and Natural History Museum. This is a very popular attraction in San Francisco with the retractable ceiling, rain forest with frogs and birds, living coral reef with more than 40,000 live animals and gigantic planetarium.
3. Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise Adventure
Blue & Gold Fleet is the premier ferry service provider in San Francisco. They offer different tours and cruise adventures. You can cruise underneath the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, around mysterious Alcatraz Island, past Angel Island State Park, and along San Francisco’s historic waterfront.
4. Exploratorium or de Young Museum
Exploratorium is a fun way to spend your day in San Francisco. It has 600 indoor and outdoor exhibits like spectacular glass and steel Bay Observatory, Tinkering Studio and they cover subjects like the human body, outer space and other fun activities.
Also, an interesting to see is the de Young Museum, where you can check out the permanent collection of textile and art from around the world, pass through the Sculpture Garden, find magnificent panoramic views atop de Young’s Hamon Tower and of course grab a bite to eat.
5. Aquarium of the Bay or Monterey Bay Aquarium
Aquarium of the Bay is a magical place where you can explore the beauty that lies beneath the surface of the San Francisco Bay. You can walk through crystal clear tunnels and watch the most amazing animals swim overhead. More than 20,000 marine animals from San Francisco and nearby waters are found here. There is also a special Touch the Bay place, where you can touch rays, sharks, and sea stars. If you wish to enjoy the view of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge, you can visit one of the outdoor decks. The Aquarium of the Bay is open 364 days a year.
If you decide to visit Monterey Bay Aquarium it will be a fun experience for the whole family. The aquarium is built on the site of a former sardine cannery and features more than 35,000 plants and animals.
Here are the must-see attractions if you are traveling to San Francisco for the first time. Be sure to take enough time to discover the beauties of this amazing city. And take your own CityPass with you, to save money while you are wandering through the streets of San Francisco.
Golden Gate Bridge
is probably one of the most photographed sites in San Francisco.
offer tourists a great way to explore the city in historic fashion and they will get you to the major attractions such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square and Lombard Street.
offers one of the finest views over the city of San Francisco and the bay.
is one of America’s most infamous prisons. It was known for housing some of America’s most well-known prisoners, including Al Capone and the “Birdman”.
is an area known for its shops, restaurants, and beautiful setting along the waterfront.
Why You Should Book…
Enjoy San Francisco with all of its attractions with CityPass. Unlimited cable car rides, a Muni Public Transportation, plus prepaid admission to the California Academy of Sciences, Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise Adventure, a choice between the Exploratorium OR de Young Museum + Legion of Honor and a choice between Aquarium of the Bay OR Monterey Bay Aquarium. Save time and money, and experience only the best attractions.
Did you enjoy the review of San Francisco? Have you been to the city yet? Did you use the CityPass? What are your suggestions for the city of San Francisco? What are the top spots to visit? We would love to hear from you! Share your comments down below!
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