Good news for all music lovers residing in San Francisco! Even better if you are a Jazz lover! The city will soon be hosting a live concert performed by the legendary Jazz artist Annie Ross. If you are from a different city in the US, this show can also be your perfect excuse to tour San Francisco.
For all those first-timers in San Francisco, below mentioned is the information on some of the most popular tourist attractions worth visiting either before or after the event.
The Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most popular tourist destinations not only in San Francisco but also in the entire US. Opened to the public in 1939, it once used to be the longest suspension bridge in the world. The bridge is 1.7 miles long and offers stunning views of the majestic mountains surrounding it and the crystal clear waters running beneath it. It is divided into six lanes and has separate trails for hiking and biking. There can be no better place than The Golden Gate Bridge to kick-start your San Francisco tour.
Fisherman’s Wharf is the most popular waterfront community in San Francisco. This is a must-visit place especially if you are a seafood lover. There are numerous outdoor stalls where you can enjoy some fresh crab and fish. There are also many gourmet restaurants selling fresh seafood and custom made delicacies from the catch of the day. This is a great place to visit and shop around if you are touring with your family.
The Golden Gate Park
More than 10 million tourists visit The Golden Gate Park every year. So you now know why it is on our list. Sitting on more than 1,000 acres of land, this park houses numerous lakes, picnic spots, playgrounds and gardens where you can sit and relax. The park also hosts plenty of events and recreational activities all through the year. You can also hire one of its gardens for your own wedding or to celebrate those special moments of your life. With spectacular views and colorful garden backdrops, the park is also famous for photography tourists.
Located at a distance of 1.5 miles from the coastline of San Francisco is the small but beautiful island ‘Alcatraz.’ It was initially developed as a military base and functioned as military as well as a federal prison in the early 1930s. Surrounded by blue waters, this tiny island is very popular for its scenic beauty and historical importance. This is a great place to be if you want to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle of the city and spend some lonely moments with your loved ones.
Union Square is San Francisco’s hub of nightlife. If you are a fan of after-hours partying, you would never want to miss this place. Laced with some of the popular high-end outlets, fancy restaurants, modern cafes and electrifying night clubs, this is the liveliest of places in the city. If you ever feel bored, just visit this place and you will never know how fast the time passes by.
Apart from attending the great Annie Ross’ show, above mentioned are only some of the many things you can do in San Francisco. So, if you want to take full advantage of your San Francisco tour, plan your trip for a longer duration.