San Francisco is one of the top destinations in California and is considered the center for business and culture in the Northern region of the state. The city is known for so many different things from its cultural significance to its many entertainment offerings. Seeing everything this beautiful city has in store will definitely take more than one or two days! However, for most tourists who are visiting San Francisco for the first time, there is a novel approach in visiting the top spots in the area called the San Francisco CityPASS.
The San Francisco CityPASS is essentially a collection of tickets that grants visitors to the city entrance to four of the most popular tourist attractions. In addition, people who purchase a CityPASS is also treated to unlimited cable car rides. These passes will last for up to 9 days, which is more than enough for a family that is spending a weekend getaway to California. If you think about it, there are even more good reasons why a San Francisco CityPASS is perfect for first time visitors and group or family tourists.
This is a perfect deal for families as most if not all of the attractions covered by the San Francisco CityPASS. Tourist will be able to choose among these top destinations:
California Academy of Sciences – This is an all-in-one planetarium, aquarium, living rainforest and museum. It even has exhibits like “Earthquake” which explores how seismic activity has changed the Earth throughout history Blue and Gold Fleet Bay Cruise – A one-hour tour cruise adventure where you get to explore the bay and sail underneath the amazing Golden Gate Bridge, around the famed Alcatraz Island and towards Angel Island
Aquarium of the Bay – displays all the sea life that are found locally in the San Francisco bay.
Monterey Bay Museum – a world class aquarium with 200 hundred species of animals in their exhibits Exploratorium – Be fascinated with the many different science and art installations and exhibits and appreciate the many different ways humans perceive the world de Young Museum – a showcase of international works of fine art including ancient and European art.
The CityPASS is also a great form of savings. By bundling all of the attractions, buyers will be able to save a few good dollars compared to buying each ticket separately. Based on their website, there is around 40% in discount of the normal entrance ticket prices. Additionally, there’s no need to line up and wait for long lines to purchase entrance tickets. Simply present the CityPASS ticket and you’re good to go.
In addition, each CityPASS comes with detailed information on the different attractions around San Francisco. This is a great help to many first timers who are visiting the area and don’t know exactly anyone in the city who can take them around.
With all the attractions to go to, one day is simply not enough to enjoy San Francisco. Stay for 2 days and fully immerse yourself in the culture and all that the city has in store. For accommodations, the San Francisco Inn is the perfect choice because of its location. You are never too far from any of the mentioned San Francisco top destinations.