The city of San Francisco is in a league of its own, it lives up to the hype, and from the Golden Gate Bridge to Pier 39 and beyond, this bustling and diverse metropolis has to be the place to visit in 2015 and beyond.
Use the awesome tram service to whizz around San Francisco and experience The de Young Museum, which houses many examples of fine art, and the California Academy of Sciences, where you can peruse some of the 26 million artefacts on display.
Take a leisurely stroll around Mission Dolores Park, and when it is time to shop and eat, why not treat yourself to an afternoon in Union Square After, you could hit the bars and restaurants of Haight Street or Tenderloin, where you ll find venues like Parada 22, and Bourbon and Branch.
Once your flight lands at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), you ll find yourself 13 miles south of San Francisco. With an excellent selection of shuttle transfers, taxis, buses, and car rental options; you ll be in the city in no time.
Hints and tips
You should take a few hours to check out Alcatraz, and why not round up your San Francisco extravaganza with some fresh seafood at Fisherman s Wharf