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How to Have the Ultimate Christmas Family Vacation in Downtown San Francisco

Bailey Gaddis | Posted 12.13.2016 | Travel
Bailey Gaddis

I'm addicted to the spirit of Christmas - so much so that I would happily pull up roots and move to Santa's Village if the big guy extended an invite....

The Perfect San Francisco Weekend Only Costs $25 A Day

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.20.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Ignore those depressing headlines about how expensive San Francisco has become (both for renters and travelers)--there's still plenty to do on a budge...

Non-Touristy Places in San Francisco

Findery | Posted 08.31.2016 | Travel

San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.

How to Dress Like a Local in Top U.S. Cities | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel

It's the number one rule of seasoned travelers: Dress like a local, not like a tourist. Okay, it's our number one rule. But don't worry. Our field guide to fashion in America's top cities will help ensure you'll fit right in, from coast to coast.

Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

Courtney Price | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit.

15 Reasons San Francisco's Fog Is Actually Awesome

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

Sunny California? That’s funny. You wouldn’t know it from "Full House" or "Mrs. Doubtfire," but San Francisco is not a particularly warm place...

San Francisco Valentine's Day: 5 Ways to Avoid the Masses and the Mediocrity on V-Day

Janna Mandell | Posted 04.12.2014 | San Francisco
Janna Mandell

With sweeping views of vine-covered hills and wetlands, the winery not only has a tasting room and a marketplace where you can buy gourmet sandwiches and snacks, but it also has patios and a vast lawn to enjoy your vino-enhanced picnic.

Black Leaders Call For Boycott On Major City

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.23.2013 | Black Voices

Black business leaders in San Francisco are calling for a boycott of the city’s hotel and tourism industry, claiming that the city’s discriminator...

20 Ways To Pick Up A New Adventure Hobby.. Brought To You By The Outbound

Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel

Want to be an adventure traveler? The Outbound, an adventure travel website that beta-launched last month, has only one prerequisite: Love The Outdoor...

Fall in Love in San Francisco | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel

As the weather cools and we stand a little closer, there's no denying that autumn is the season when summer flings fall in love. It's time to break out that new wardrobe and hit the town (and country) with one of these romantic dates near San Francisco.

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in the USA

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If a trip to Germany isn't in the budget this year, you can still partake in the merrymaking festivities closer to home. Here are seven of the best Oktoberfest celebrations across the United States.

An Ideal Day in San Francisco

Tim Ferriss | Posted 11.09.2013 | Travel
Tim Ferriss

San Francisco is my favorite city in the world, bar none. I love NYC, I love Bali, and I love Buenos Aires, but SF is the place for me. And since I've been here for 10+ years, I get asked a lot: what should I do when I visit?

Escape To Alcatraz

Katie Gard | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Katie Gard

From post to prison to protest site to park, the island of Alcatraz has worn many hats. The thing of it is, how can a rocky piece of foggy, cold outcrop amidst the freezing waters San Francisco Bay not be enticing?

A City Girl Goes Zen at Tassajara in California | Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

Truth: I am not a "Kumbaya" sort of person. As a writer and traveler, I come naturally by a streak of the dreamer, but campfire chants (or any chants,...

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

INFOGRAPHIC - U.S. Cities That Europeans Love

trivago | Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel

The Brits Love Disney World, the French are heading to beaches, Italians to big cities, and the Germans? They're everywhere (in big numbers). Here are the top U.S. destinations that are most popular with Europeans this summer.

Major City Loses Strange Landmark

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.15.2013 | Travel

San Francisco is known around the world for being a little weird. But on Thursday, it lost a bit of its bizarre. After 50 years, the Wax Museum at...

San Francisco's Newest Indie Neighborhood

Fathom | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel

Dogpatch is proof that good things come in small packages. The charming microhood was largely industrial for years, but has become a budding enclave of artisans and craftsmen. It maintains a sleepy, untouched vibe on the surface, with palpitating creativity at the core.

4 Tips for the Best July 4th Travel Deals

Travelzoo | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Summer's here, it's time to celebrate your independence this Fourth of July -- without paying through the nose.

Historical Landmark Makes for a Hip Hideaway in San Fran

Mary Rambin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Travel
Mary Rambin

Have you ever noticed new hotels don't spring up often in San Francisco? So when I heard the first new hotel since 2009 had opened in April of last year and won a spot on Fodor's Top 100 hotels list already, we passed on our St. Regis reservation to stay within the walls of The Presidio.

PHOTOS: Forgotten San Francisco

Posted 02.25.2013 | Travel

There's more to the city than the Golden Gate Bridge.

TCHO: San Francisco's Willie Wonka Chocolate Factory (VIDEO)

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home

Ghirardelli may be San Francisco's best known chocolate, but production moved away years ago. Today, TCHO is the real San Francisco chocolate -- and it's the only place in town involved in the entire chocolate making process.

See San Francisco on a Bicycle Built for You

GloboMaestro | Posted 03.19.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco is one of America's top bike destinations -- and Mission Bicycle is leading the charge. As the only shop in town that makes its own custom cycles, they'll help you design every component from frame size to color-coded tires.

WATCH: San Francisco's Weirdest Museum

GloboMaestro | Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel

When was the last time you walked into a museum and were encouraged to touch everything? Musee Mecanique, a hidden gem at San Francisco's touristed Fisherman's Wharf, is as strange as it is interactive -- and it's one heck of a lot of fun.

Five Breathtaking Views Around San Francisco | Posted 02.04.2013 | San Francisco

All this magic in 49 square miles means we sometimes forget the glories that await just across the Bay, or down the peninsula. Here, five amazing Bay Area views to remind you why your East Coast friends are (and should be) jealous.