San Francisco Overview
San Francisco is a refreshing mix of culture, beauty and activity. Big city connects by bridge to open grasslands, vineyards and lush forests. Chinatown San Francisco, the Mission District and the Haight all offer glimpses into other cultures. This was the heart of the hippy movement in the 60's as well as the Gold Rush of 1849. San Francisco is known best for the Golden Gate Bridge, Cable Cars and earthquakes, this region also includes Napa Valley Wine Country, miles of pristine shoreline and thousands of acres of National Park lands and redwood forest. Weather in San Francisco can be somewhat unpredictable, especially the fog. Whether you're looking for a day of shopping at Union Square San Francisco or a peaceful hike in the redwoods, there's a wide diversity of things to do in San Francisco.