San Francisco Holidays

A fusion of delightful eateries, towering attractions and a rich culture, there’s a good reason why San Francisco is such a popular destination. Visit for the picturesque bay, the charming trams and the wealth of outdoor pursuits – you’ll struggle to know where to begin.


 

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Northern California

9 Days Tour from £2,279

Head for Northern California for a taste of the rolling wine country and all the culture of San Francisco. Cross over into the Sierra Nevadas before visiting Yosemite and then heading down the scenic California coast through Monterey and Carmel.

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California Dreamin’

9 Days Tour from £2,319

An 8 day tour of northern California, visiting San Francisco, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe and the coastal route from San Francisco to Monterey. This is a first class tour, with transfers, superior hotels, deluxe motorcoach transportation and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price.

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Carlton Hotel  

3 nights Room Only from £849

The historic 161-room Hotel Carlton in San Francisco’s Nob Hill section offers an international ambiance with outstanding guest service.

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Fairmont San Francisco  

3 nights Room Only from £1,089

The grandeur of the fully-restored hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a truly memorable experience.

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Hawaii & San Francisco Twin Centre

11 Days from £1,469

Combine your stay in Waikiki Beach with a city break in San Francisco. Relax on the beach or visit the historical sites of Hawaii followed by a stay in the cosmopolitan city of San Francisco, a truly great combination holiday.

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Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf  

3 nights Room Only from £869

Perfectly blending nostalgic charm and modern excitement, Holiday Inn San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf provides comfort and service as classic as the City by the Bay.

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Holiday Inn Golden Gateway  

3 nights Room Only from £869

The Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Hotel is a newly-renovated 26 story high-rise offering breathtaking views of the city and bay from every room. Located in the heart of downtown between the neighborhoods of Nob Hill and Pacific Heights, the hotel offers affordable rooms conveniently near everything this exciting city has to offer.

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Mark Twain  

3 nights Room Only from £859

Located just blocks from Union Square, the Hotel offers the ideal location for business or pleasure.

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Radisson Fisherman’s Wharf  

3 nights Room Only from £899

The Radisson Hotel Fisherman’s Wharf is located just a 200 yard stroll to Pier 39. Guests are delighted by the sights and sounds of the Fisherman’s Wharf area, and the views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge are a photographers delight.

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Self Drive Best of the West Deluxe Special

15 Days Deluxe Tour from £1,639

Deluxe Hotels & FREE Car Upgrade to a Convertible. Delve into the country’s greatest western explorer! Start in the great city of Los Angeles and explore big sights like the Grand Canyon and Death Valley. Fabulous Las Vegas, San Francisco and Phoenix are full of fun and entertainment and that’s just the beginning...

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Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf  

3 nights Room Only from £899

The Sheraton Fisherman’s Wharf, is in the heart of San Francisco’s most popular destination, just steps away from San Francisco’s finest attractions. Known for its historic waterfront, delicious seafood and spectacular sights.

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Sir Francis Drake  

3 nights Room Only from £899

The historic Sir Francis Drake Hotel is a landmark boutique hotel located at Union Square in downtown San Francisco, just steps away from the best shopping in the city, theater, and some of the finest dining in California.

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The Argonaut  

3 nights Room Only from £949

The Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco is a luxury boutique Kimpton Hotel in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf where guests can experience the essence of San Francisco and its rich maritime history.

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The Clift  

3 nights Room Only from £969

The Clift Hotel, set in the heart of Union Square, couples contemporary charm with old-world hotel refinement to give discerning travelers a true taste of modern luxury. Designed by Philippe Starck, its attractive interiors exude sophistication with calm accents and designer furnishings.

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Triton  

3 nights Room Only from £899

Hotel Triton is one of San Francisco’s most distinctive hotels, and is an environmentally friendly hip boutique hotel off Union Square, near the Moscone Center and Chinatown.

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Westin St Francis  

3 nights Room Only from £929

The Westin St. Francis is conveniently located in the heart of the city, only steps from the Theatre District, world-class shopping, and dozens of superb restaurants, galleries, and museums

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Western Panorama & NCL Hawaiian Cruise

19 Days Tour from £3,209

A classic 8-day escorted tour, visiting some of the most exciting and scenic spots in the American west. After your escorted tour you have 1 post night in Los Angeles before you head to Hawaii for 2 nights relaxing in Honolulu prior to your 7 night Hawaii Cruise taking in all the Key Islands. A holiday of a lifetime!

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Las Vegas & San Francisco Twin Centre Holiday

9 Days Tour from £869

Visit two of Western America’s best loved cities - San Francisco and Las Vegas. This compact but fun-filled holiday will allow you plenty of time to explore these great cities, with some amazing activities and experiences along the way.

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Coastal California - Independent Rail Tour

12 Days Tour from £1,359

Explore Coastal California on this 12 day itinerary of the West Coast. You will visit San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Los Angeles and San Diego, letting the train transport you through these terrific destinations.

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Golden Triangle Independent Tour Standard

14 Days Tour from £1,289

Visit the best of western USA with this 12-night Golden Triangle Tour. Start in the 'City by the Bay', San Francisco, followed by 'the city that never sleeps’, Las Vegas. End the trip in the 'City of Angles' - Los Angeles.

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Holiday Inn Civic Centre  

3 nights Room Only from £829

A comfortable and affordable property located within easy reach of the vibrant mix of business, culture, dining and entertainment. Each room has its own balcony and many offer exceptional views of the city and the bay.

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National Parks Explorer

15 Days Tour from £1,869

This 14-day tour begins in San Francisco and visits no less than nine National Parks en route to Los Angeles, including Yellowstone, the world’s first national park, the spectacular Bryce Canyon, Arches National Park and Canyonlands. You’ll also get to enjoy the delights of Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon.

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Rocky Mountain Frontiers

15 Days Tour from £1,889

Explore the Rocky Mountains and beyond, visiting six national parks, plus mountain resorts and big cities like Denver, Las Vegas and San Francisco, for an unforgettable journey around the great American west.

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Self-Drive The Golden California

13 Days Tour from £1,119

Explore the incredibly scenic California Pacific towns, little gems that dot the coast, before taking a quick jaunt to Las Vegas for some exciting nightlife or gambling action.

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Splendors Of The West

12 Days Tour from £1,649

A fantastic tour taking you from Los Angeles, through stunning deserts and national parks, to Las Vegas, before ending in America’s most beloved city, San Francisco.

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The King George Hotel  

3 nights Room Only from £859

Experience comfort and style in downtown San Francisco. The King George Hotel is located in Union Square and is an ideal hotel destination to return to after exploring the "City by the Bay."

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The Prescott Hotel  

3 nights Room Only from £899

Located just one block from Union Square, The Presoctt Hotel is stylish but never stuffy, and features elements of vintage San Francisco paired with all the plush amenities you would expect from a Kimpton hotel.

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Western Bonanza

19 Days Tour from £2,029

Visit 9 National Parks on this 19 day adventure of the Western Region. Highlights of the trip will be San Francisco, gorgeous Lake Tahoe, Yellowstone National Park and dazzling Las Vegas. You will then travel back to San Francisco visiting Santa Barbara and Carmel on the way.

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Western Discoverer

15 Days Tour from £2,719

Get a first-hand look at the contrasts of California’s cities and national parks, the unique desert landscapes of Arizona and Utah, and the lights of Las Vegas.This is a first class tour, with transatlantic flights, transfers, superior hotels, and deluxe motorcoach transportation all included in the price.

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Western Discovery

16 Days Tour from £1,979

Discover the diversity of the west, from the non-stop cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas to the remarkable vistas of the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park, the mountain scenery of Mammoth Lakes and the ever-popular California coast.

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Western Discovery Special Offer

16 Days Tour from £1,499

2015 Now On Sale - American Sky Exclusive Departures. Contrasting scenery and exciting cities, like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco, are all part of this truly fascinating tour. You’ll also visit many spectacular national parks to make this our most popular tour of the western USA.

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Western Frontiers

10 Days Tour from £1,549

A comprehensive California journey which includes overnight stays in San Francisco and Yosemite National Park and stunning scenery down the Pacific Coast with a great drive through the Monterey peninsula.

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Western Frontiers 11 Days

11 Days Tour from £2,469

Blaze trails through the frontier lands as you visit vast national parks and explore the old Wild West on this fascinating guided trip. Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, delight in old west hospitality in Montana and journey through the Black Hills to take in spectacular Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial.

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Western Landscapes

14 Days Tour from £1,779

Explore California from the Bay Area and back down, then head over to Viva Las Vegas where the fun never stops. Along the way, experience the grandeur of the Western United States.

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Western Panorama

9 Days Tour from £1,379

A 9-day tour taking in the bright lights of Las Vegas, the natural beauty of the Yosemite National Park, Mammoth Lakes, and the infamous Death Valley plus the best of California, including a stop in San Francisco.

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Wings Over America's National Parks

13 Days Air / Coach Tour from £2,519

This fully escorted Air Tour brings you the best of the wonderful West, from the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles to the natural wonders of the National Parks. Enjoy the comfort of a private jet, modern motorcoaches, and restored vintage trains on the Grand Canyon Railway.

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Wings Over The West

11 Days Air / Coach Tour from £2,209

Discover the wonders of the West during this fully escorted 11 day air cruising tour, travelling in a private plane and visiting iconic sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge and the amazing natural scenery in the Grand Canyon and Yosemite National Park.

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Carmel Valley Ranch  

7 Nights Bed & Breakfast from £2,299

Immerse yourself in the verdant woodlands, magnificent cuisine, and championship golf of captivating Carmel Valley Ranch – a place of idyllic beauty and peace, embodying the rich blend of culture, hospitality, and nature of the region.

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National Parks Discovery

19 Days Tour from £2,219

An amazing adventure through the top national parks of America! Spanning many of the most popular locations, including Vegas, Yellowstone, San Francisco, Los Angeles and the Grand Canyon, the scenery along the way is awe-inspiring.

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Northern California Triangle Tour

9 Days Hotels from £1,309

A fascinating tour through the highlights of Northern California, including San Francisco, Sonoma County and Yosemite National Park. This adventure will combine culture, attractions and natural beauty for the ultimate experience.

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Post Ranch Inn  

7 Nights Bed & Breakfast from £2,399

The Post Ranch Inn has stunning ocean and mountain views, embracing the dramatic beauty of the California coastline. The Inn is ideal for romance, relaxation and rejuvenation, making it the ultimate destination for a luxurious escape.

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Self Drive The West - Deluxe Hotels & Dodge Challenger

15 Days Delxue Tour from £2,129

Deluxe Hotels & Dodge Challenger R/T car included! - Begin in Los Angeles with a one night stay before picking up your rental car. Visit places like Death Valley, Yosemite National Park and San Francisco on this fun and varied tour of the amazing West.

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West Coast Splendours Independent Rail Tour

13 Night / 15 Day Standard from £2,339

Explore the West Coast of North America on this 13 night Rail Tour. Starting in Vancouver you will visit Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel and Los Angeles, letting the train transport you through these terrific destinations.

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San Francisco Information

There is a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in San Francisco. Here are some of the highlights, together with some essential information you may need during your holiday.




San Francisco General Information

San Francisco is a beautiful city with an individual personality that sets itself apart from other US destinations in more ways than one. Vast, pastel-hued and very liberal, locals here take pride in being the US’ cultural nucleus. This is a city of throwing caution to the wind and making the most of unforgettable experiences.

The city is split into numerous districts which each play host to their own distinct cultures and nuances, making for a really inspiring and stimulation trip. The inspiration for a number of notable films and literary figures, you won’t be the first person to be completely consumed by this exciting destination – nor will you be the last. And culturally speaking, there’s something for everyone. A fantastic underground music scene thrives beneath the mainstream, film festivals celebrate the best of the year’s offerings, and it’s a hub of activity, digitally speaking.

Don’t arrive expecting the reliable sunshine of other Californian destinations, as the weather here can be cooler and is prone to heavy fog. But that doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to enjoy the sunshine – with several beaches, the warmer months here can be lovely to spend by the lapping waters.

Five reasons to visit San Francisco

  • The scenery –  the quaint Victorian architecture, trundling cable cars and sprawling fog lend themselves to developing a unique and quirky landscape
  • San Francisco is a gastronomic haven, where inventive chefs and innovative bars come together to create a wealth of culinary delights to excite your palate.
  • The attractions are a tourists dream – read Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Lombard Street and Telegraph Hill are just a few must-see spots
  • The culture is as fantastic as it is prominent, where you’ll find age-old bookstores, galleries and museums, each infused with the city’s heritage and charm
  • Set on the coast means you’ll find some good beaches, such as the Ocean, China and Baker Beaches.

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San Francisco Weather

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