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Believe The Hype With Our Guide To San Francisco

Arguably the US’s capital of cool, San Francisco sure does pack a punch. This teeny peninsula is home to rattling street cars, a still-strong hippie movement and all the glorious food you could think of – it’s like diving into your very own cultural wonderland.

Thinking about heading over to see what all the hype is about? Feast your eyes on our handy video guide to the real SF below – everything from beaches to bars to cosy tea gardens are all on the menu. The hardest part will be choosing where to start.

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San Francisco’s Cali Coastal Trail

Check out: Baker Beach, the Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point

Worth the hype

Neighbourhoods: Haight-Ashbury, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf.

Hotel Zephyr, 250 Beach Street, San Francisco.

Japanese Tea Garden, 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco

Hit the road

Pacific Coast Highway 1: Santa Cruz, Big Sur, Bixby Bridge, McWay Falls and Pismo Beach.

Local’s night out

Benders Bar & Grill, 806 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

The Ice Cream Bar, 815 Cole Street, San Francisco

Brewcade, 2200 Market Street #102, San Francisco