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Getting ready to cross San Francisco off your travel bucket list? Start planning your vacation with cheap flight tickets to San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Keep in mind that Oakland and San Jose are also have great alternative airports which could be cheaper.
Looking for the best flight deals to San Francisco? Summer tends to be the busiest time of the year to visit so flight prices tend to reflect that. The cheapest flights to San Francisco are usually found 4-5 months before you plan to go.
A flight to San Francisco from New York takes 6 hours 30 minutes.
There’s a lot to say about this city in only a couple of lines. San Francisco is the capital of eco-ideas, new technologies, slam poetry and sexual revolutions. It has the most restaurants and farmer’s markets per capital than any other North American city. Remember to dress in layers, the summer fog can chill you faster than a popsicle.
Golden Gate Bridge: Who could miss the iconic Golden Gate Bridge while on vacation in SF? Grab a convertible rental car and recreate the opening scenes from Full House as many times as you like! For views of the bridge from land, try Baker Beach.
Civic Center: This really is the center of the city with its Beaux Arts City Hall building and War Memorial Veterans Building. The area has a host of museums including the Asian Art Museum and the Art Institute of California. The Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall is a spectacular place to see a concert while you’re in San Francisco.
Telegraph Hill: A trip to SF wouldn’t be complete without a ride in a cable car. They run up and down the city’s hills between Market Street and Fisherman’s Wharf. Take one up to Telegraph Hill in North Beach to visit the Coit Tower. From here the views over the city are really something.
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San Francisco has a ton of hotels and hostels which are, for the most part, located in the northern part of the city around Chinatown, Downtown and Fisherman’s Wharf. Ideally you should book your hotel rooms at the same time as you book your flights to San Francisco.