San Francisco Trip Advisor regulars and Destination Experts would love to help you plan a great vacation in SF. But before you post, please take a few minutes and read the answers to these TOP TEN QUESTIONS about SAN FRANCISCO or SF.
SFO refers to San Francisco International Airport, 13 miles south of SF.
Before you read the TQs, have a look at what the local paper the SF Chronicle says are goofy things Visitors do in SF Click HERE
Also most have heard about the Fog which is around in Summer. Please check this video about the rolling fog on the website Vimeo by Simon Christen that was discovered by TA Regular Chinita.
When should visitors come to SF ?
Pretty Much anytime is a good time to visit SF. However, the SF Travel calendar has info on events that could fill up SF Hotels. You may want to use that as a gauge as prices do go up during these events and conventions (look at the Total Attendance)
Here is the link to SF Events Calendar
When is the best time to visit in terms of weather?
Where should visitors stay in SF ?
Most regulars and Experts suggest you stay in SF to see SF. Here are a few links to help you decide where to stay.
There are 4 main areas. Union Square, Fisherman's Wharf , Embarcadero and the Lombard Street Area (Motels with parking included)
Here is a map displaying the hotels and their locations
Why stay IN SF to see SF?
Stay in Union Square or Fisherman's Wharf?
Comparing Embarcadero or Union Square
Hostels in SF. http://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-...
Hotels with Suites or for hotels for families of 5
What area should visitors look at Vacation Rentals in?
What are the various vacation rental neighborhoods ?
What taxes do I pay on my hotel room ?
Why not have a car in SF ? What Transit Options are there ?
Why not have a car in SF ? What to do if the car cannot be returned ?
SF Transit Info: BART to get to SF and MUNI inside SF Covers SF MUNI Visitor Passports for travel within SF.
How to get from SFO to Union Square or Downtown SF or Nob Hill?
How to get from SFO to Fisherman's Wharf ?
How do visitors pay toll if they drive a rental over the Golden Gate Brige into SF ?
What to do and see in SF ?
3 day Itinerary in San Francisco
What visitors love about San Francisco?
Alcatraz When to book and which tour?
How do visitors bike the Golden Gate Bridge?
San Francisco with kids?
A list of things kids may want to do while in SF
Baseball: SF Giants and Oakland A's
Info on the Landsend and Coastal Trail to hike from Ocean Beach to the Golden Gate Bridge
SF off the beaten track -- a list culled from discussions with locals and frequent visitors
San Francisco and Bay Area Museums
7x7.com has a list of what to do and see and where to eat in SF. Thanks to DE sfimporter, here is the link.
How should visitors see San Francisco ? MUNI or Guided Tours or Hop On/Off ?
Using MUNI from Union Square to the Attractions
Using MUNI from Fisherman's Wharf to the Attractions
What are the other Tour Options for Guided Tours, Hop On Hop Off, walking tours?
Got Food ? How about bars?
Seafood Restaurant Suggestions?
Chinese Food including DimSum?
Breakfast around Union Square?
Nightlife in SF. Clubs and Bars
Eating in the Mission District
Local Brewpubs and Breweries
Bars on a weekday Mission or North Beach
Italian Restaurants in San Francisco
Quirky/Unusual Restaurants in San Francisco
The SF chronicle bargain bites list is here. http://www.sfgate.com/bargainbites2013/
Vegan Restaurants in San Francisco
A list of bars if people want to bar hop in the various neighborhoods thanks to SFFUNCHEAP
Outdoor Bars many in SF, some around the Bay Area
A discussion about Sandwiches
Where should visitors shop?
Shopping in SF
Neighborhood shopping in San Francisco
What to do and see with Kids ?
What to do with kids?
Layover at SFO ? What to do ?
What to do with a long layover at SFO (San Francisco International Airport) ?
Summer in SF. When are the street fairs ?
This article can help