The Best 2 Day San Francisco Itinerary for First Timers Story

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Introduction

The Best 2 Day San Francisco Itinerary for First Timers Story

If you have 48 hours in San Francisco and are looking for things to do...

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DAY 1

From Pier 39 through Alcatraz to the Twin Peaks

On day one, you should focus on Fisherman's Wharf. You can't visit San Francisco without...

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DAY 1 - STOP 1

Pier 39 at Fisherman's Wharf

You should start the day by visiting Pier 39, which is part of Fisherman's Wharf...

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DAY 1 - STOP 2

Alcatraz Island

One of the most popular attractions in San Francisco is the trip to Alcatraz Island...

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DAY 1 - STOP 3

Twin Peaks

After the day that you spent in the historic waterfront district, it's time to go...

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DAY 2

Golden Gate, Sausalito, Ghirardelli and a Cable Car Ride

The Golden Gate Bridge - the jewel of the city, is a must-see attraction. And...

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DAY 2 - STOP 1

Sunrise at Golden Gate

This bridge is an icon of the city and a famous landmark in North America...

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DAY 2 - STOP 2

Sausalito

From the Golden Gate viewpoint, you are close to the charming town of Sausalito, and...

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DAY 2 - STOP 3

Ghirardelli Square

If you like the smell of chocolate, you should visit Ghirardelli. The company was founded...

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DAY 2 - STOP 4

Lombard Street

Lombard Street, aka the "Crookedest Street in the World," is surrounded by Russian Hill villas...

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DAY 2 - STOP 5

Cable Car Ride

If you visited Lombard Street without a car, you could try to catch a cable...

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DAY 2 - STOP 6

Chinatown

Chinatown in San Francisco is the biggest outside of Asia. It all started around 1848...

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Conclusion

In Summary

We hope you found this San Francisco 2 day itinerary useful for your upcoming trip...

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