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Destination Guide

San Francisco

Where West Coast vibe collides with the electric energy of the city.

Destination Guide San Francisco

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When In San Francisco, You Must

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Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

The Bridge

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SF is best known for The Golden Gate Bridge but when locals refer to “The Bridge,” they often times are referring to The Bay Bridge.
Sorry I’m late, there was so much traffic on the bridge.

Neighborhoods to Explore

When in San Francisco, do as San Franciscans do. Mingle with the locals, sip on Fernet and chill out at Dolores Park.

1. The Embarcadero

The city is famous for its picturesque bay-front views. Take a stroll down The Embarcadero, San Francisco’s waterfront district, and dive into some of the best seafood restaurants with outdoor dining options.

2. The Sunset

It’s not called The Sunset for nothing! Head far west to Ocean Beach at sundown for breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean. Hipster coffee shops, authentic Asian cuisine, and peaceful parks are also among The Sunset’s many hidden gems.

3. The Mission

Where the street-art makes a statement and the grab & go taquerias are plentiful. The Mission District is full of local flavor and attitude. Needless to say, it’s a top-pick among locals for a night-out on the town.

4. Golden Gate Park

Spanning over one thousand acres, the city’s largest park is home to some of its biggest outdoor attractions. The SF Botanical Gardens, DeYoung Museum, and Academy of Sciences are just a few we recommend checking out.

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Angler

132 The Embarcadero

Sea to table never looked so chic. The city’s most sought after seafood restaurant has finally returned to the waterfront and is now accepting reservations.

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Opt for outdoor patio dining for breathtaking views of the Bay Bridge.

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Salesforce Park

425 Mission Street

Sometimes, the best surprises are where you least expect them-- and that includes an urban park in the middle of downtown. Take the lift to level 4 at the Salesforce Transit Center and discover tranquility among skyscrapers.

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Visit right before sunset for a uniquely stunning day-to-night transition of downtown.

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The Great Highway

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This once busy West Coast highway recently transformed into the city’s longest promenade. Walk along Ocean Beach or wander into the streets of The Sunset for a taste of local flavors.

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You can find great local coffee shops like Andytown Roasters and Trouble Coffee just off the main road.

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Delarosa

37 Yerba Buena Ln

The perfect gathering place for good food and good friends. Delarosa is locally famous for their rustic Roman pizzas and anti pasti.

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Aperol Spritz, anyone? Join Delarosa for happy hour Monday – Friday, 4PM – 6PM.

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DETOX

Crissy Field

1199 E Beach

Where outdoor playtime never stops. Jog, bike, or walk along the edge of San Francisco’s bay.

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RETOX

SoMa Garden

524 Howard St

A former nightclub turned rooftop social scene. Join them outdoors Saturday - Sunday from 12PM - 8PM for brunch or bottle service.

Packing List

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1. Wind & rain resistant jacket

Anyone who’s visited San Francisco knows how crazy the constant weather changes can be. Keep warm and look cool with a lightweight jacket.

2. Sneakers

Whether you’re running to catch Muni or hiking San Francisco’s urban hills, stay fit and fashionable with a pair of sneakers.

3. Backpack

Keep with the commuter lifestyle and bring a backpack that can hold all the essentials.

4. Wide-angle lens for your phone

Catch all 7×7 square miles of San Francisco with this must have tech accessory.

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Raise your glass to a New Year with 5 exclusive holiday cocktail recipes from our W bartenders around the world.

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Freda Salvador

2416 Fillmore St

Get a taste of Spain in the heart of SF with handcrafted leather shoes at Freda Salvador.

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Rocha Art Gallery

466 Brannan St

Always supporting emerging artists and creating community based program, Rocha Art stands out as a place to see and experience artwork in a truly inviting gallery setting.

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1760

1760 Polk St

Take a swig of cocktail culture at its best at 1760, where mixing drinks is an art form. Try the house gin and tonic with mint, cumin, and mezcal for a new twist on a classic.

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