Travel & tourism in USA which was affected due to recession is just coming out of the blues. All the savings & discounts given by companies like Travelocity have revived the industry. Travel package sales & reservation info chart have indicated that the following of the top 5 holiday spots; Hawaii, Vegas, Florida, California & Texas. Exotic locales, scenic landscapes, historical significance, salubrious climate, fun-filled casinos, pro-active ambience & such favorable environs do the spade work. SF is on the tour map of the international visitors. Of late, Hollywood & its dream merchants slowly fall within the selective category.
Honeymoon couples prefer to visit Hawaii. People with wanderlust get all info from Internet regarding hotel, airline, car-rentals, package details, discount rates, travel duration, etc. Leading tourism companies like Travelocity offer online info about what all you want. Travelocity provides ample concessions & sumptuous savings.
The following tips will help reduce your expenses. You can rent a car one day. Cable cars & the Muni are other alternatives for your travel within the city. Cable cars are cheap & funny. Muni also allows you to cut the expenses with their all day pass visit US east coast.
Purchase a city pass. This will get you into 6 famous SF attractions. You have 9 days of fun & frolic. It includes tickets to the De Young Museum, Legion of Honor, and Aquarium of the Bay, SF Museum of Modern Art, Exploratorium, Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise, and choice of either California Academy of Sciences & Steinhart Aquarium or Asian Art Museum. The value of the pass is only $49. One more super deal is the Alcatraz & SF City Tour. Tariff is only $71 per person. The tour of Alcatraz including the ferry ride over will compensate your payment. In addition you can undertake a city tour & visit China Town, Fisherman’s Wharf, Victorian Mansions, Palace of Fine Arts, and North Beach, Presidio National Park besides marvelous views of Alcatraz & the Ocean. Tickets to Alcatraz often sell out fast. So, book in advance. You can get more discounts from the Concierge at your hotel. SF is the one of the most-visited tourist hot spots in the world with their use of cliffs & sea & fast-changing city landscapes.
City sightseeing runs SF bus tour. They arrange open top, English style double deckers. The tour guide is thoroughly professional with all the details on the fingertips. There are two tours Downtown loop tour & Golden Gate loop tour. In the second one, there are captivating visuals which tempt you to visit again. The tour bus transports you over the Golden Gate. It comes to a stop at a vista point permitting you to take snaps of the bridge. It also passes through presidio, past mansions worth of millions before reaching Fisherman’s Wharf. In the other Downtown loop tour, you can travel wherever you want. Buses run every 30 minutes. Bus stops at China Town, Union Square, Civic Center, Ferry Building, Lombard Street, and Fisherman’s Wharf & the Soma District. Lombard Street is full of curves & contours the Crookedest Street. People drive down just for the heck of it. According to the guide, China Town is the largest congregation of Chinese Restaurants & open air markets. Next in order is North Beach known for the Italian dishes. There are many Italian cafes here like Pinocchio’s.
If you buy tickets online, instead of at the City Sightseeing office, you can save atleast $3 per ticket. You can enjoy city tours with airport shuttle service which operates between San Francisco Airport & San Francisco Hotels. There is provision for high speed Internet, TV Entertainment & baby car seat. They offer one way & round trip services. If you want to visit SF city, you can avail of the joint service from SF airport shuttle & city tour with abundant discounts. This involves a ferry trip to Sausalito. You can get a bird’s eye view with this 5 hours trip & 9 stops in between. Bay area, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Sausalito, Golden Gate Bridge, China Town, Palace of Fine Arts, Nob Hill, Grey’s Cathedral, Lombard Street, GG Park, Japanese Tea Garden, Alamo Square & Cable Car Barn Museum. At Alcatraz, Bay Bridge, Angel Island from ferry, Coit tower, Sutro Tower, De Young Museum, Chrissy Field, City Hall, Conservatory of Flowers & Market Street a sumptuous food for a long-waiting glutton indeed. Book the tours atleast 48 hours in advance. Shuttle Tour Company operates 35 passenger shuttles. They also provide one day Muir Woods & Wine Country tours. One can visit Napa Winners. It includes a picnic ride over the Golden Gate Bridge & ferry bay cruise to San Francisco. Shopping at Sausalito & Golden Gate Bridge will be a fascinating experience for the tourists.