Eat.See.Do: San Francisco!

Welcome to Anders Group’s weekly location spotlight where we’ll share what to eat, see, and do in some of the most popular Travel Assignment locations! Up this week…San Francisco!

WHERE: San Francisco, CA

ABOUT: San Francisco is a city by the water that’s filled with rolling hills and sites to see. Some of its most iconic attractions are the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. Not only is this city visually appealing, it is culturally diverse. For years San Francisco has been a major melting pot of the west coast, filled with people from all over the world. There isn’t another city in the country like it!

EAT:

  • Pacific Catch – this is seafood done right, they offer a unique twist to some of your favorite seafood dishes
  • Eight AM – one of the best places to eat breakfast in the San Fran area
  • Tadich Grill – the oldest continuously run restaurant in California, they are known for their fun atmosphere and large portions

SEE:

  • Lombard Street – the “crookedest” street in the world, definitely don’t want to speed down this street!
  • Alcatraz Island – this former penitentiary was once home to notorious gangsters like Al Capone, now it’s a museum where tourists can learn about its history and crazy stories
  • Museum of Ice Cream – a whimsical world of wonder, where things like a pool of sprinkles and cookie carousels are possible

DO:

  • Visit Yosemite – take a day trip to this national park and see the giant sequoias
  • Biscuits and Blues – this blues club is in the heart of the Theater District and spotlights southern favorites, blues and buttermilk biscuits
  • Exploratorium – a hands-on museum that manipulates science, art and human perception, it’s fun for all ages

FUN FACTS:

  • At its incorporation in 1776, the city’s original name was Yerba Buena, which means ‘good herb’ in Spanish.
  • The first electric TV was invented here.
  • In 1906, 90% of the city was destroyed in a fire that started from an earthquake.

Have you been to San Francisco? What did you eat, see, and do? Leave your recommendations below!

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