When traveling to Uncle Sam's country, San Francisco is definitely one of the best options at hand. The city where the hippie movement sprouted in the sixties has many interesting places to see and a fun leisure that spans the entire bay.
The best way to mobilize in this city is by cable car, a charming and picturesque half-way hybrid between bus and tram, which reaches all the sights. Among its most famous monuments are the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf Alcatraz, Lombard Street or Chinatown. San Francisco has the largest Chinese community and the most influential abroad. Places well known to travelers enjoy discovering that reality is always stranger than fiction.
San Francisco wine country is one the most essential names the city is well known for because of its many different winery run by families and passed on from generation to generation. Along with the different activities San Francisco has to offer, the Golden Gate Park is one the tourists' favorites. It is the large city park which in turn contains important sites as Shakespeare Garden containing over 200 species of flowers mentioned in his works, or the beautiful Japanese garden which is decorated with bonsai and pagodas. Within this park will also see an area in which they live buffalo as well as visiting the California Academy of Sciences that is one of the most important museums San Francisco.
So, next time you visit California, be sure to explore San Francisco.