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Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a long-time local, San Francisco welcomes all.

The famous Painted Ladies of Alamo Square are pictured before the San Francisco skyline at twilight.
The famous Painted Ladies of Alamo Square are one of San Francisco's most visited landmarks.

Home of the bold, the brave and the colorful.

This is the place to discover all things San Francisco and how you can experience the best of the city. A visit to San Francisco not only revitalizes the spirit; it leaves you inspired and more connected to yourself and to others. It all starts here.

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Dancer dancing under a giant disco ball in San Francisco

San Francisco Festivals and Events in July

Looking to beat the summer heat? Come to San Francisco, where the temperature's never too hot—but our festivals, events, and nightlife are always cooking!

Chef at Angler, a Michelin-starred Restaurant

San Francisco's Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Bring your appetite to San Francisco, where dozens of restaurants have earned the praise, respect, and coveted stars of Michelin Guide reviewers. Which ones do you have reservations for?

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The indoor pool at the Hotel Nikko

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From discounts on your room and flexible check-out to VIP access and souvenir swag, San Francisco's hotels are offering deals to visitors that are too good to pass up. 

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in San Francisco

From luxurious hotels to affordable and boutique digs, discover your perfect place to stay in San Francisco.
The Golden Gate Bridge at sunset with a multicolored sky and the San Francisco Bay in the foreground.

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Cable cars in downtown San Francisco

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