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Escape to San Francisco for an Idyllic Vacation

Nestled by the Pacific Ocean in Northern California, San Francisco is an epic vacation destination. The Golden Gate Bridge, scenic streets, and ocean side venues are waiting to welcome you. Discover Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, or take a day trip to some stunning California sights near the city.

City Breaks in San Francisco: Top Accommodations

Apartment San Francisco
Jun 25 - Jul 2
$189 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Apartment in Central Richmond with Yard

5.0
Outstanding (50 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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House San Francisco
Jun 8 - Jun 15
$387 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Lower Haight with Private Garden, Next to Painted ladies

4.9
Outstanding (165 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Apartment San Francisco
Jul 23 - Jul 30
$143 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Apartment in Outer Sunset with Free Parking

4.9
Outstanding (210 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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What to Do in San Francisco

What to Do in San Francisco

As one of the most popular metropolitan areas in the world, San Francisco offers endless opportunities for cultural and recreational discoveries.

  • 1. Fisherman’s Wharf

    This waterfront community is a great place to kick off your visit to San Francisco. Located in the neighborhood formerly known as Little Italy, the nautical atmosphere, lively beaches, and bustling shops and restaurants make for a great first landing point in the city.

  • 2. Ride the Cable Cars

    Enjoy a historic tour of the city on one of the city's iconic cable cars. Built to navigate the steep, narrow streets of San Francisco, the cable cars bring you to the main city attractions, such as Lombart Street, Nob Hill, and Ferry Building.

  • 3. Golden Gate Park

    Located at the heart of San Francisco, this huge, elegant park is home to both cultural attractions and a lot of nature. From the Japanese gardens to the De Young museum, delights await around every corner in this nature oasis.

  • 4. Chinatown

    San Francisco's Chinatown was founded by Chinese immigrants in the 19th century. Today, it is a major attraction for visitors wanting to get a feel for a different culture. The streets are packed with Asian shops advertising their wares with vertical banners. You may even spot residents practicing Tai Chi!

  • 5. Legion of Honor Museum

    This exquisite museum houses hidden treasures from the Near East and the Mediterranean, including paintings, sculptures, decorative arts and antiquities. Outside the museum, a green park invites visitors to linger and relax after having taken in their dose of culture.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in San Francisco

Apartment San Francisco
Jun 25 - Jul 2
$167 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Apartment in Lower Nob Hill, Close to Union Square

4.8
Outstanding (18 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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House San Francisco
Jun 8 - Jun 15
$143 per night
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Beautiful House in Pacific Heights

4.9
Outstanding (82 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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House San Francisco
Jun 21 - Jun 28
$238 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Parkside

5.0
Outstanding (7 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Day Trips from San Francisco

Day Trips from San Francisco

San Francisco is not only an amazing city. It also enjoys a unique location in northern California, within easy reach of several fantastic attractions that make for a great day trip.

  • 1. Yosemite National Park

    This is a must-visit if you’re holidaying in San Francisco. Besides its famous dense forest characterized by giant sequoia trees, a trip to this wilderness introduces you to the magnificent Sierra Nevada Mountains. Stop at the El Capitan vista for a picture-perfect backdrop.

  • 2. Muir Woods National Monument

    Take a time out from the buzzing metropolis to visit the Muir Woods and reconnect with nature. The meandering trails through the majestic Redwood trees make this place a nature lover’s paradise. From the top of this forested hill, gorgeous views open out over the Pacific Ocean.

  • 3. Alcatraz Island

    Don't leave San Francisco without visiting the world’s most infamous prison. Guided tours of the prison grounds and the inner prison complex introduce you to the lives of notorious criminals such as Al Capone, Robert Stroud, and Birdman. From the island, you can also enjoy great views of the city scape.

  • 4. Napa Valley

    With hundreds of vineyards, this is the perfect place for wine lovers to spend the day. Amidst gourmet restaurants and picturesque rolling hills, move from one winery to the next as you learn about the wine making process.

  • 5. Carmel-By-Sea

    Known for its delightful rustic charm, this beach town provides the perfect contrast to the busy streets of San Francisco. Wander to Point Lobos and watch the waves crashing on the rocks in the Pacific Ocean. Keep an eye on the horizon and with a bit of luck you will see breaching whales.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in San Francisco

House San Francisco
May 20 - May 27
$101 per night
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Pleasant Vacation Home in South Of Market

4.7
Excellent (23 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Apartment San Francisco
Jun 8 - Jun 15
$166 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in Monterey Heights with Serene Garden

4.9
Outstanding (16 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Apartment San Francisco
Jul 27 - Aug 3
$252 per night
Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Apartment in Bernal Heights

5.0
Outstanding (5 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in San Francisco

What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in San Francisco

Make sure you have everything you need for a comfortable getaway to San Francisco, so that you can make the most of your time.

  • 1. Clothes

    A pair of jeans, a shirt, a light jacket, and comfortable shoes will do you just fine in the city. However, remember that the evenings and mornings can be cool, so don't forget to pack some warm clothes.

  • 2. Versatile Umbrella

    The city experiences showers in all seasons. So remember to bring along a small, sturdy umbrella that you can stow away in your handbag or shoulder bag. You'll be thankful for the shelter whilst walking through San Francisco's streets.

  • 3. Travel Camera

    A trip to San Francisco creates lasting memories for the whole family. Make sure you have a device that allows you to take snapshots of the iconic landmarks, as well as your loved ones.

  • 4. Portable Phone Charger

    As you may well be out on the town taking pictures and navigating the city the whole day, your phone battery may run out. A portable phone charger will help you avoid that problem.

Top Offers for City Breaks in San Francisco

Apartment San Francisco
Jun 21 - Jun 28
$112 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Rental Apartment in Merced Manor with Luxurious Sauna

4.9
Outstanding (252 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Motel San Francisco
Apr 24 - May 1
-61%
$149
$59 per night
Motel ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom

Motel in South Of Market

4.0
Very good (1 rating)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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House San Francisco
Jun 8 - Jun 15
$251 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Outer Sunset with Yard & Pool

4.4
Very good (83 ratings)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
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Information about Weekend Getaway in San Francisco

😎 Least busy month July
🥳 Busiest month February
🛏️ Popular home types House rental and Apartment rental
🌡️ Hottest months 74 °F in September and August
❄️ Coldest months January and December
🌧️ Rainiest months January and March

Frequently Asked Questions

Weekend Getaway in San Francisco: What is the nightly cost of a stay?

The average cost for a vacation rental in San Francisco is usually around $167 and $449 per night.

How many accommodations are available to book for a weekend in San Francisco?

There are more than 6,462 city break accommodations available in San Francisco with nightly prices starting from $58 per night.

What types of vacation homes are available for Weekend Getaway in San Francisco?

We would suggest browsing our selection of Apartment rental and House rental for Weekend Getaway in San Francisco.

What is the average cost of a weekend getaway in San Francisco?

The cost of a rental in San Francisco for the weekend can start from $58 and can go up to $449 per night.

Do many accommodations in San Francisco come with a pool?

Of course, more than 10% accommodations in San Francisco offer a pool.

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