San Francisco California Attractions - Things to Do in the City
If you have any questions about San Francisco, California attractions, just ask the friendly, knowledgeable staff of the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. Whether you're looking for the best San Francisco attractions for kids and families, or you want things to do for a romantic getaway, we'll help you map out your time in our
AT&T Park -Home of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants, who won the World Series in 2010, AT&T Park is considered one of the most beautiful ballparks in the country. Located on San Francisco Bay's McCovey Cove, the ballpark, which opened in 2000, is a testament to one of the MLB's oldest teams and the great players who have been a part of its history including legendary Willie Mays, the Say Hey Kid. For more information go to http://mlb.mlb.com/sf/ballpark/giantsenterprises/index.html
Cable Cars -Just steps away from the front doors of the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway hotel, San Francisco cable cars are unique historic landmarks, ones that get around, so to speak. Three cable car routes are in operation today, the Powel-Mason line, the Powell-Hyde line, and the California Street line, near the hotel, which goes from the Financial District, Chinatown, Nob Hill, to Van Ness, where the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway is located. Visit http://www.sfcablecar.com/
Candlestick ParkCandlestick Park is the home of the National Football League San Francisco 49ers, winners of five Super Bowl championships. Located on San Francisco's Candlestick Point, the stadium opened in 1960 as the ballpark of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. Candlestick is known for its gusty days, so be sure to bring a warm coat if you head out for a game.
Go to http://www.49ers.com/stadium/index.html
Chinatown -One of San Francisco's top tourist attractions, Chinatown is also the oldest Chinatown in the United States, and the largest one outside of Asia. There are plenty of delicious Chinese restaurants to try, from dim sum to bubble tea cafes. Be sure to leave room in your suitcase for a Chinatown souvenir such as silk embroidered pajamas, chopsticks, and fortune cookies. For more, go to http://www.sanfranciscochinatown.com/
Coit Tower -Located at the top of San Francisco's Telegraph Hill in Pioneer Park, Coit Tower stand sentinel, an art deco column rising into the sky. Built by the bequest of patroness Lillie Hitchcock Coit, the tower honors San Francisco firefighters. Visitors can reach the entrance to the tower, by car, public bus, or stairs. Even if you don't go up into Coit Tower, enjoy the amazing views of the city and the Bay from Pioneer Park. Be sure to listen and watch for the flock of parrots that live in the trees on Telegraph Hill. Visit