Surrounded by twinkling Pacific Ocean waves and renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, San Francisco is not only a stunning coastal destination to explore as a family but also a wonderful and busy town with a striking coastline and magnificent architecture. Despite its fame as a party place, San Francisco has many romantic corners in which to enjoy a few moments of peace, welcoming local people and countless family-friendly activities. Bathed by jewel-like cobalt waters, San Francisco’s surrounding coastline is a treasure trove of secret coves, outstandingly beautiful countryside and quaint towns. Home to some of the best hiking trails in coastal California that you can explore by hiring a bike or on foot and wondrous maritime wildlife, San Francisco is the ideal place for you if you are longing for a special break with your nearest and dearest.
Renting holiday accommodation in San Francisco
Travellers who want to escape the bustling crowds of San Francisco will find that a holiday rental is the more convenient option to enjoy the best that the city has to offer away from the noisy masses found in hotels. With a wide choice of modern apartments with sea views or elegant townhouses, HouseTrip offers a cheaper and more exciting option to book your family holiday. Renting self-catering accommodation is the best way to engage with the friendly local community and discover the many hidden gems to be found in San Francisco. This is a such a multicultural city and boasts so many food markets that you will be truly glad you are not in a hotel when you start experimenting with local cuisine in your very own kitchen.
Where to stay in San Francisco
Are you an urban dweller? You will be delighted with the extensive range of modern downtown apartments. Do you feel like indulging in some rural tourism instead? In that case head towards the hills where you will find many stunning holiday houses and cottages where you can enjoy your own private manicured garden after a long day out and about in town for the price of a hotel room, ideal for those who like to enjoy a residential area. A holiday rental is perfect if you are seeking to experience an authentic trip where you can chat to the amiable locals and discover their top tips to explore the best that San Francisco has to offer whilst staying away from the bustling crowds. Only they can tell you where to find the finest and most authentic restaurants to sample some mouth-watering seafood or perhaps share some of the local recipes that you can recreate in your very own kitchen with fresh produce bought at the market.
San Francisco with the family
Children will love a trip on one of San Francisco’s iconic cable cars on your way to colourful China Town, the oldest in the US, followed by a walk to Fisherman’s Wharf where you can take a ferry to Alcatraz. If you need a bit of peace and quiet, a day trip to nearby Napa Valley or one of the many golf courses along the coastline will do just the trick. In the evening head to the waterfront where you can enjoy fabulous promenades and stunning views whilst you sample some local American fare. There is so much to see and do in San Francisco that you’ll never want to leave. Are you ready to experience this amazing city in person? Find your ideal accommodation with HouseTrip for the perfect family holiday.