Every tourist destination has its attractions. However, because every tourist is different, these attractions have greater or lesser value. In this series Gary’s gives his reasons for traveling to a particular place. Hopefully some of his thoughts will entice you to consider adding this particular place to your itinerary. The entire series is being categorized under the heading, “Spotlights.” You may find more about these locations in the archives of this website, under headings such as, “Great Places,” “Things to Do in,” “Best of,” “Top 10” and “Places of a Lifetime.” In addition, “Walking Tours” of many of these destinations may be available for purchase on the website for the low price of $1.49 each.
The lovely and romantic city of San Francisco is deservedly one of the world’s greatest destinations. Its beautiful setting, on San Francisco Bay, is punctuated by its dramatic hills, eclectic lifestyles, and many sights. Everyone should visit San Francisco for at least the following reasons:
1. The Golden Gate Bridge which spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay is one of the world’s most beautiful and well-known bridges.
2. The short drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest street in the world” is a unique experience.
3. Cable Cars are traditional here and a must-do for tourists to the city.