One of the nicest things about visiting San Francisco is that, although the city is “big” in terms of attractions and amenities, it is geographically small – only 49 square miles.
New offerings and an improved design are at the heart of plans for the SFJAZZ Center, Exploratorium, Bay Bridge, Treasure Island and more.
The clean, comfortable and economical trains of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system take visitors nearly to the doorstep of several top San Francisco attractions.
San Francisco is recognized year after year as the premier destination for conventions, meetings, events and leisure travel.
More than a dozen San Francisco hotels have recently completed major upgrades. Several have emerged from these transformations with new names or a re-flag under another hotel brand.
San Francisco is as famous for its restaurants and food trends as it is for its Golden Gate Bridge and cable cars.
Famous for scenic beauty, cultural attractions, diverse communities and world-class cuisine, San Francisco’s landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, Fisherman’s Wharf, Alcatraz, Chinatown, Union Square, North Beach, the Castro district and Mission Dolores.
San Franciscans "are very proud of their city, and they should be. It’s the most beautiful place in the world." Actor and director Robert Redford San Francisco Chronicle, August 22, 2003.
The vision of the San Francisco Travel Association is to ensure that San Francisco is the most compelling destination in the world.