San Francisco Winter Events

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With February averages around 60 degrees Fahrenheit; San Francisco offers a mild climate that serves as an oasis for visitors from all parts of the world! As a host to world-class museums, booming events, and a variety of entertainment options, San Francisco is the ultimate city to beat winter blues while still sporting your favorite sweater! So which type of San Francisco retreat is right for you and your travel companions?   The Getaway: If you’re looking to get some fresh air, relax, and enjoy the spoils of sipping on your favorite wine under the sun, the Wine Country Tour is the perfect plan for you! Conveniently departing from San Francisco, you’ll be transported to the gorgeous Napa Valley, Sonoma, and Northern California wine country to sample premium wines, learn the insider scoop on production techniques, and take in the sensational sights. The fall and winter … [Read more...]

Top San Francisco Winter Attractions

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Almost all of the world-class San Francisco attractions for which the city is known are open year round. Although travel sites often tend to say that San Francisco winters are a bit chilly, those of us who are used to winters in the Northeast can handle light jacket weather in exchange for the charm and distinct character of San Francisco. Of course, San Francisco winter travel deals are also a plus! Airfare and hotel rates go way down in the winter months, so you can stick to your budget without missing out on any travel perks. Meanwhile, top San Francisco winter attractions are also available to you at a discounted rate when you use the Go San Francisco Card or Go Select San Francisco Pass. Here are some of our favorite San Francisco attractions to check out this winter:     Cruise the Bay That’s right, temperatures are mild enough in San Francisco winters that … [Read more...]

‘Tis the Season at California Academy of Sciences

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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. You’ll have the opportunity to feel the unique insulating properties of reindeer fur, see the world through a reindeers eyes in an ultraviolet light simulator, control the growth of reindeer antlers, and discover the physics behind how reindeer run. You’ll also meet two five-year-old, … [Read more...]