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San Francisco — One of the most diverse cities in the United States (hence its numerous distinct neighborhoods) San Francisco shines as the jewel of California with its pristine coastline, historic architecture, and progressive sensibility. From exploring the historic sites like Alcatraz Island to biking over the Golden Gate Bridge to vintage shopping along Haight Street, our San Francisco travel guide offers something for every traveler.

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For the Golden Gate Bridge, unmatched cuisine, funky neighborhoods, coastal vistas, and free-spirited local culture.

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10 Freebies in 10 Expensive Cities

October 31, 2014 by Christine Dayao

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What's Your Craziest Flying Experience?

October 29, 2014 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

We've all heard the familiar adage it's the journey that matters, not the destination -- at least when it comes to crazy travel stories. With all of the ... Read More »

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In Hotel-Scarce San Francisco, a Plush Property Offers a Deal

October 14, 2014 by Kristine Hansen

In a bustling city like San Francisco that’s an icon for tourists worldwide, scoring a hotel room for under $250 is nearly impossible. But as the city’s "Indian ... Read More »

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Five Quirky Chain Hotel Amenities

October 06, 2014 by Christine Dayao

Free breakfast, iPod docking stations, and coffee makers are nothing compared to some of the whacky hotel amenities we found.From vintage record players to pet ... Read More »

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6 Prime Whale Watching Destinations in North America

September 26, 2014 by Christine Dayao

When you think of whale watching, you might imagine sitting on a boat with a pair of binoculars, waiting for the world's biggest creatures to appear before your ... Read More »

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