The 49 Mile Scenic drive was created in 1938 by the Downtown Association to highlight the city’s beauty and to promote it as a tourist destination. The route was also created as a way for visitors to see San Francisco while they were here for the Golden Gate International Exposition from 1939-1940.
The 50th playing of the Super Bowl will take place in the new Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, 42 miles south of San Francisco, on Feb. 7, 2016.
More than a million people are expected to take part in a weeklong series of public events held in San Francisco, including the Super Bowl City fan village, the NFL Experience and the Media Center.
Do you smell that? The smell of victory, triumph and glory all wrapped up in one shiny metal? No not that sidewalk hot dog, silly; we’re talking about the Olympic Gold medal. On July 26, 2015, future Olympic runners will line up their minds, hearts and bodies for the San Francisco Marathon. This year, the marathon celebrates being newly anointed as a sanctioned USA Track & Field qualifier race for the 2016 Olympic Team Trials, which is a first in the Bay Area.