For a city that’s easy to get around without a car, there’s a lot of driving (and putting) in San Francisco. The city is home to the oldest municipal city golf tournament in the world (1917), the 2009 PGA TOUR Presidents Cup, and some of the best places to play, as cited by Golf Digest.
On December 15th Open Top Sightseeing will officially launch the first ever hop on-hop off Multilanguage tour in San Francisco.
One of the largest urban parks in the world, Golden Gate Park stretches for three miles on the western edge of San Francisco. There’s not a single “Keep Off the Grass” sign and its 1,017 acres are a tonic for mind and body. Two major museums, splendid gardens and facilities for more than 20 sports confirm that this is a playground in every sense of the word.
“What’s New” is a listing of new venues, attractions and activities compiled by the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB). Past editions of “What’s New” and a list of “Recent and Coming Attractions” are available in the Media section of the SFCVB’s Web site. The next edition of “What’s New” will be sent in March 2009.
Long before daylight savings time and the machinations of “spring forward, fall back,” Emily Dickinson captured that moment when, for at least the northern hemisphere, spring has arrived with all its verdant promise. San Francisco couldn’t be riper with green expectations. Here are some fragrant favorites.
San Francisco’s hotel owners and operators have approved the Tourism Improvement District (TID) proposed by the San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau (SFCVB). The TID was passed yesterday, without opposition, at the final Board of Supervisors meeting for 2008.