Expert Travel Advice to San Francisco

Top Answers To San Francisco Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    You could take a bus for $30 to 60 or try the Amtrak, which is about $100 round trip.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    Check out the Fortune Cookie Factory in China Town. It's down a small alley but pretty easy to find. It's a very quick tour but fun and you get free samples of the "messed up" cookies - yum! Happy Travels, Ronnie... http://www.happyfamilytravels.com
  • Anonymous user answered:
    That sounds fun. Have you heard about the Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel, which is 25 miles south of San Fran? (There's also another lighthouse hostel 50 miles north.) Might be a fun way to do it. Lots of different festive events going on that time of year; might want to check with the visitor's bureau for most up-to-date listings.
  • Alistair answered:
    Assuming you're heading out from Las Vegas, I'd probably you drive over to Los Angeles and then make your way north along California Highway One. Not sure how long you have, but Santa Barbara is a really lovely place at which to stop. Maybe also spend a night or two up in the Big Sur area, before scheduling a stop in either Monterey or Carmel (Big Sur Nepenthe restaurant is a prime spot for a lunch stop with a view!). Carmel is very quaint and has some nice inns and guesthouses. You could also go a bit more upscale at somewhere like the Inn at Pebble Beach or Bernardus Lodge (http://away.com/resorts/bernardus-lodge-bl-hotelid53531.html) in this area. After Monterey, it's a fairly straight shot up to San Francisco, where you could obviously spend some more time sightseeing before flying out. Best advice, though, is not to overdo the driving and enjoy the scenery along this wonderful stretch of coastline (it can also get a little slow during peak travel seasonss).

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