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SAN FRANCISCO DESTINATION GUIDE

"From lush parks and golden beaches to buzzing neighbourhoods and historic streets, I could never choose just one favourite place in San Francisco - so join me and see it all!"

Travel Director
San Francisco at a glance
San Francisco is a multicultural haven, where you can go from the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to candy-coloured Victorian Houses, from the country's oldest Chinatown to the retro Italian trattorias of North Beach, and from the lush parklands to the sea lions of Fisherman's Wharf. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and get under the surface of this extraordinary Golden City.
Currency
US dollar
Winter avg temp
10°C
Summer avg temp
20°C
Time Zone
GMT-7
Capital City
Washington D.C.
Language
English
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Good Evening
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What to pack for San Francisco

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Coffee mug

As one of the country’s greenest cities, San Francisco is working to reduce waste, including banning disposable coffee cups. Follow their lead and bring your own reusable mug.

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Reusable bags

San Francisco has also banned plastic bags in stores, so remember to bring your own reusable bags or a day pack if you plan on getting some retail therapy.

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Swimsuit

The Golden City is lined with beautiful sandy beaches and incredible surf, and you’ll definitely want to pack your swimsuit and take advantage of the sunny weather.

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Comfortable shoes

Whether you’re wandering through the massive parks or hitting the vibrant streets, you’ll need a good pair of walking shoes on your San Francisco holiday.

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Layered clothing

Although the city is famed for its gorgeous sunshine, it can get chilly, especially if you run into Karl the Fog! Bring some warm layers and stay cosy.

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