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San Francisco Tour Ideas

Vine to Wine Napa and Sonoma Day Trip plus Alcatraz Tour

Vine to Wine Napa and Sonoma Day Trip plus Alcatraz Tour
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 165.00
With this San Francisco combo tour, visit Alcatraz Island by ferry, and take an audio walking tour of the infamous former prison. Then head for the hills of Napa and Sonoma for a full day of wine tasting the following day. In tranquil wine country, you'll taste award-winning Sonoma and Napa Valley varietals at four to six wineries, plus enjoy a gourmet picnic. This day trip by biodiesel minibus also includes a vineyard tram tour at Benziger Family Winery to learn about biodynamic winemaking.

San Francisco Urban Hike: The Presidio

San Francisco Urban Hike: The Presidio
Duration:
2.5 to 3-hours
From:
USD 49.00
Enter a new world as you embark on an urban hike through the historic Presidio in San Francisco. Following your expert guide, wander through groves of pine, cypress and eucalyptus trees as you explore the highlights of this historic park and former military post. Visit San Francisco National Cemetery, stroll down Lover's Lane and the Ecology Trail, soak up views of Alcatraz and the Palace of Fine Arts from Inspiration Point, and stop by Presidio Chapel. Great for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs, this tour is the perfect balance of interesting history, stunning scenery and a feel-good workout.

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San Francisco International Airport

Where is San Francisco Airport?  


With a history defined by a Gold Rush (1849), earthquake (1906), and troop embarkations (World War II), San Francisco was birthplace of the hippie (think Summer of Love), and home to the peace, civil-rights and gay rights movements.


Today, much of the hugh tech sector is headquarted in the city, including Craigslist, Mozilla, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber and Yelp. San Francisco is ever popular with tourists, who come to enjoy its steep hills, cable cars, Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, Alcatraz... and fog!


San Francisco International Airport (IATA: SFO, ICAO: KSFO, FAA LID: SFO), also referred to as SFO Airport, or simply San Francisco Airport, is located adjacent to the cities of Millbrae and San Bruno, 21 kilometres (13 miles) south of downtown San Francisco, California, United States. 


In 2013, San Francisco Airport served 44,944,201 passengers. 


San Francisco Airport is the busiest of the three airports serving the San Francisco Bay Area, followed by Oakland International Airport (SFO) (flights bound to SFO are frequently diverted here, due to fog). The 3rd busiest is San Jose International Airport (SJC)


San Francisco Airport is a hub for Alaska Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin America. Other airlines that fly to the SanFrancisco Airport include Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American Airlines, American Eagle, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, JetBlue Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Turkish Airlines, US Airways and WestJet.


Cities with flights to San Francisco Airport include Abu Dhabi, Auckland, Beijing, Cancún, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Honolulu, Istanbul, London, Los Angeles, Manila, Mexico City, New York, Osaka, Paris, San Salvador, Seattle, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Vancouver, Washington DC and Zürich,


Your best bet for a San Francisco Airport transfer is the BART train. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private San Francisco Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at San Francisco Airport


There are many services and  things to do at SFO Airport, including:


  • Hydration stations (water fountains designed for easy refilling of reusable bottles) - past security
  • Sustainability podcasts (learn how green SFO is!) 
  • Yoga room (free, mats supplied, silent) - Terminal 2, boarding area D, just past security
  • 4 spas
  • Berman Reflection Room (quiet self-reflection, meditation) - International Terminal, pre-security
  • Christian Science Reading Room (quiet place to read, meditate or relax) - Terminal 1, near Gates 40-48, pre-security
  • USO Lounge (24 hours) - Terminal 1, Mezzanine Level, pre-security
  • Baggage storage - International Terminal
  • Public showers (07:00-23:00) - International Terminal, pre-security
  • Medical clinic
  • Aviation Museum and Aviation Library (an architectural adaptation of SFO's 1937 terminal lobby) - International Terminal, pre-security
  • Permanent and temporary art exhibitions (courtesy of SFO Museum and the San Francisco Arts Commission)
  • Steinhart Aquarium - Terminal 1, Departures, near Gates 40-48, pre-security
  • Animal relief areas
  • Business services (including cell phone rentals) - International Terminal
  • Rapid charging units

 

The San Francisco Airport stores and concessions are known to be pricey compared to other airports in the United States.




Additional San Francisco Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016