San Francisco is one of the most popular cities in the United States and it has received countless of tourists from around the world. There are lots of attractions to see and activities to be done. But doing all of it is impossible on a short visit. Most of these tourists do not have ample time to fully explore the city but it doesn’t mean they cannot make the best of their visits. If you do not have a long vacation, you must make sure to experience the best activities San Francisco has to offer. Here are the things you shouldn’t miss in San Francisco on your short visit.
Visiting Yosemite wasn’t part of the original plan. Since we only had less than 2 weeks in the United States, we were thinking of going to Las Vegas after Los Angeles and then to San Francisco. But then, we fell in love with pictures of Yosemite that we finally decided to go here in lieu of Las Vegas. We’re glad that we did. Our Yosemite experience was one of the most memorable experiences we had in our lives. Continue Reading
Travelers going to San Francisco have their itinerary full with most common tourist spots like Golden Gate, Lombard St, Union Square, Fisherman’s Wharf and others. They would come and go without even taking notice of this small, quaint and quiet town called Sausalito. Probably, it wasn’t even on their radars or if it was, there wasn’t just enough time. Well, they didn’t know what they’ve missed. A quick tour in Sausalito San Francisco is enough to appreciate the beauty of this old-fashioned town.
Right after getting your US Visa approved, you’ve been wondering which state to visit first. Would you head to the East and be welcomed by incredibly tall skyscrapers of New York with a side trip in Washington DC? Or would you go to the West and visit California? How about heading straight to Hawaii and enjoy the beach? That’s pretty much a hard decision to come up to. Then, you decided to go to California first. The land on the west with the abundance of beautiful places to see and diverse culture to explore. The next question would be is, “How will you be able to do it by yourselves?” Continue Reading
It is very rare for a US National Park to be visited and explored without a car. Not having a car can be a hindrance for tourists to enjoy the natural beauty that the America has to offer. Yosemite National Park is one of the very few national parks that can be enjoyed by everyone without having or renting a car. It is very possible for tourists to come here via public transportation and to discover the area via its own shuttle service. If you are planning a tour of Yosemite and worrying about not having a car, then worry no more, this article is just right for you. Here’s our guide to Visiting Yosemite Without a Car.
Let’s get it out of the way, “San Francisco is pretty expensive.” It is one of the most expensive cities in America and the cost of living is just right up there. Hotels, food, parking, and shopping are quite expensive than in Los Angeles. Yes, traveling here can hurt your pocket, but for travel fiends, like most of us, we’ll always find a way. We can always find a way to visit San Francisco on a budget.
Los Angeles is the home of the biggest stars in the world. All aspiring actors go to LA to try their luck and penetrate the world of showbiz. But, not everyone who’s going to LA is wanting to be famous, some just wanted to see the beauty that is Los Angeles.
We wanted our first visit to a US National Park to be amazing and memorable, that’s why, we totally prepared for it. Yosemite National Park has been for a long time a dream place to visit. With all its wonderful waterfalls, green meadows, gigantic granite mountains, and wildlife, it is surely on everyone’s bucket list. Aside from knowing which transportation, accommodations, and tours to get, knowing what things to pack is also very essential. Continue Reading
My wife and I knew that upon alighting from the train at Civic Centre Station and having our first glimpse of San Francisco, it was going to be a fun one. Passing by these victorian houses on a cool weather was an ultimate American experience. We knew that seeing the Golden Gate Bridge was the ultimate goal and we decided to not actually just see it. But, to experience it. Since we both loved the outdoors, we decided to bike it. Bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, that was the plan. Continue Reading
Almost all people living in Los Angeles would tell you that LA is not tourist friendly for lack of efficient transport system. Add the fact that the city is one sprawling metropolitan hub. That is why, having a car is must. Though that may be true, it is still possible to visit and experience Los Angeles without an automobile, you just have to know where to go. One place in LA that is full of tourist attractions that do not necessarily needs car is the Downtown Los Angeles.Continue Reading