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San Francisco Holiday Attractions 2014

Spending some time in San Francisco this holiday season? Be sure to check out our list of recommended activities and events. We’re sure you’ll love all of these festive San Francisco attractions. Of course, you may enjoy saving on your attraction visits with products like the San Francisco winter attraction package even more. Lucky for you, we're here to help you with both! One of the most popular things to do during the holiday season is to take in a show. The San Francisco Ballet is performing their beautiful rendition of the Christmas classic The Nutcracker – a favorite with critics and … [Read more...]


Cheap San Francisco Attractions Tickets

San Francisco is known as one of the most enlightened and enthralling cities in the U.S., but it’s also known as one of the most expensive. That said, there are always ways to save money no matter where you go. Here are a few suggestions for things in the city that can help you save a buck – or two – and some ideas about places to get Go San Francisco Card Attractions Discount Tickets. Although other chains may come to mind on 7/11, fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A is attempting to corner the holiday market on July eleventh by celebrating Cow Appreciation Day. On 7/11, customers who … [Read more...]

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San Francisco Tourism Discounts

Whether you consider San Francisco a favorite vacation destination or your only images of The Golden Gate City are ones you gathered from re-runs of Full House, you’ll find that the city’s unique flare and eclectic mix of people and attractions will keep you captivated for the entire duration of your trip—however long that may be! Old cable cars, Victorian “Painted Ladies,” and historic Fisherman’s Wharf contribute to San Fran’s picturesque charm, while landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island will leave you in awe. Although San Francisco is becoming known for its rising … [Read more...]

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‘Tis the Season at California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco is equipped with all the makings for a most festive winter season celebration at 'Tis the Season for Science! An educational and exhilarating experience for the whole family, and included in your Go San Francisco card, a visit to this 412,000 square foot green museum is a must-see! Interactive Reindeer Discovery Explore the extraordinary traits that enable reindeer to stay warm and survive in harsh conditions, observe their behavioral patterns for finding food, attracting mates, and traveling father each year than any other land mammal. … [Read more...]

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Top San Francisco Holiday Attractions

Cross over the Golden Gate Bridge into a world of holiday cheer! The City by the Bay is equipped for the holiday – featuring a bounty of attractions, festivities, and dazzling displays. Wondering where to find the holiday hot spots this season? Six Flags Holiday in the Park Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s magical winter wonderland awaits! You’ll experience holiday thrills, delicious treats, and spectacular entertainment. Take a relaxing stroll through the sweet canopy of larger than life candy canes, lollipops, and other sugary treats. Witness the comedic rants of of E. Ben Geezer Puppet … [Read more...]

Is Go San Francisco Card Worth It?

Lydie Thomas and her kids and took the Go San Francisco Card out for a two day test. She did a nice blow-by-blow write up of her experience (complete with photos). Getting a good jump on the first day, Lydie and her family hit the California Academy of Sciences, the neighboring de Young Museum, the Haas-Lilienthal House, the S.S. Jeremiah O’ Brien and the Wax Museum at Fisherman's wharf. On day two they took in the Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), the Cartoon Art Museum, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and the Children's Creativity Museum. Based on the photos, its looks like they had a … [Read more...]


Why count sheep when you could count geckos, butterflies, sharks, and penguins? Starting this summer, kids can camp out for a night at the California Academy of Sciences and see the museum in a whole new light (so to speak). The “Penguins and Pajamas” sleepover program, for children ages 6 and over and their adult chaperons, will launch with three summer events on Friday, June 18, July 16, and August 13. Tickets will be available beginning on May 1. For the sleepover, doors will open at 6:30 pm, when sleepover guests are invited to come in and explore the Academy after it’s closed to the … [Read more...]

California Academy of Sciences Joins Go San Francisco Card

California Academy of Sciences is now part of the Go San Francisco Card. Holders of San Francisco's best attraction pass now get free entry to the Academy along with 50 more of the Bay Area's best things to see and do. After nine years of planning, four years of construction and $488 million, the new California Academy of Sciences recently opened its doors to the world. The new Platinum LEED certified museum is the only place on the planet to combine an aquarium, natural history museum, the world's largest all-digital planetarium, and a rain forest dome under a 2.5-acre living roof. With … [Read more...]