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Cheap flights to San Francisco, CA

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Golden Gate Bridge (rinati, Mar 2006)

Arriving In San Francisco

San Francisco is known for many things: the Golden Gate Bridge, trolley cars, and the rolling hills. But you may not realize how amazing its airport is. When your cheap flight to San Francisco lands at the San Francisco International Airport you may not want to leave. You'll find shops, a museum, even live music performances. However, when you are finally ready to leave, you can take BART rapid rail, Caltrain commuter rail, or the Samtran bus service if you want to use public transportation. Some hotels provide shuttles and there are also shared ride vans, taxis, limousines, or rental cars. Airfare to San Francisco is easy to come by if you check out the many travel sites on the Internet. San Francisco flights are accessible to many large cities around the US.

Getting Around in San Francisco

Say San Francisco and streetcars come to mind. They are certainly a part of the public transportation system in San Francisco, You can reach almost any destination by foot or by bike, hills not withstanding. Taxis are also available everywhere. You can hail them, arrange for them by phone, or wait at a taxi stand. It is possible to navigate the city by car but many of the streets are narrow, one-way or both. If you require the convenience of a car or will be traveling outside the city frequently, it is an option to consider.

Main Attractions in San Francisco

A flight to San Francisco takes you to a wonderful vacation spot with lots to see and do. Two of the most famous are the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. But did you know that there is a Walt Disney Family Museum in town? There is also a cable car museum. Lombard Street is one of the most famous streets in San Francisco. The Victorian houses set on the hills makes for a spectacular walking tour. Fisherman's Wharf may be touristy but if you have the time to really investigate, you'll find the reason that people return here year after year. 

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife

Shopping in San Francisco must begin with Union Square. You'll find everything from exclusive shops to affordable stores. City Lights Bookstore is still owned by the famed poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. And when you're hungry, you're in just the right place. You can choose from family fare at Mama's on Washington Square to elegant fine dining at Restaurant Gary Danko. Nightlife includes more than just nightclubs and bars, although there are many. But the Marrakech Magic Theater provides a show filled with magic and comedy that you will remember for years to come. Eccentrics of San Francisco's Barbary Coast also provides memorable entertainment based around San Francisco's history.

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Flight stats for San Francisco, CA - did you know?
  • San Francisco is 11 mi from SFO Intl Airport (San Francisco, CA).
  • SFO Intl Airport (San Francisco, CA)
    • Right now, 84 airlines operate out of SFO Intl Airport.
    • SFO Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 120 cities.
    • Every week, at least 12,285 domestic flights and 1,456 international flights depart from SFO Intl Airport.
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