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Tips to Travel to San Francisco in California

San Francisco is one of the cities found in the state of California. It is the fourth largest city in the state of California and has a population of 805, 235 people. It is one of the most attractive and beautiful cities in the world. Muir Woods, a redwood forest, is 30 minute’s drive north San Francisco, the Sierra Nevada Mountains is four hours drive northeast of the city, and the Golden Gate Bridge makes it be one of the best destinations for tourists from all over the world. Following are tips for someone who is visiting San Francisco for the first time.

Climate

Temperatures are moderately cool in San Francisco. Temperatures on the higher side average 14℃ and during the lower side average of 10℃. The weather at San Francisco is usually quite unpredictable since it changes any time due to its proximity to the ocean. It is therefore recommended to a tourist to carry both heavy and light clothes to cope up with the change in weather.

cold sanfrancisco weather  

Traffic

San Francisco is the fourth congested city in the world making terrible traffic within the city. Tourists may find it difficult to drive in San Francisco city. This is because of the single lane direction routes that to anyone who is not familiar will be cumbersome to navigate easily. Also, due to its congested space, finding parking is difficult within the city. In conjunction with the high side-parking meter fees and parking garage fees, it would be advisable for a tourist to opt for public transportation.

san francisco traffic

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Visiting California for the First Time

Have you been dreaming of taking a vacation to California? Well, most people love to go on vacations and spend time with their families or friends. We all love to have some fun together be it a road trip or booking a plane ticket. The adrenaline rush and the anxiousness to travel and experience the long trips and the views along the way is incredible.

Whether you desire to have a relaxing time at the beach or at a wine estate as you sightsee, California offers the perfect getaway. Here your dream vacation becomes a reality.

California is an all year travel destination. The weather is favorable be it for the beach or for the snow bunnies.

How to Explore California

  • Road Trips

The easiest way to navigate to California is by road trips. The highways are of good quality with freeways links. In case your vacation is during winter, you may require checking for road closure before traveling due to the snow. There is so much to California that just by driving you’ll be able to see a lot of the things one might set out to see on their trip. One of my trips to California I ended up meeting up with a friend of mine who’s a concrete contractor. The highlight of my time in Northern California was simply driving all around with him for a day around the greater Sacramento area to quote on and check out the progress of his client’s jobs.  Seeing many things in a short amount of time can be a lot of fun.

aerial sacramento views

  • Train

The train is another way to explore California. Trains follow the coastline which has scenic and breathtaking views. It allows you to have all the beautiful and scenic views as compared to the car.

sacramento train station

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A Visit to the Northern US: Chicago

Chicago: One of the Most Important Cities in the US

Developed along the Lake Michigan, Chicago is one of the 10 most important cities in the world. This big metropolis downtown, The Loop, is marked by the huge presence of skyscrapers: even if you will not find here more skyscrapers than in New York, you will see a skyline dominated by these high towers.

Its climate is typically continental: winters can be extremely cold in winter, with periods in which temperature does not go beyond 0°, or extremely hot, with peaks 35° during the day.

Chicago is the city with most drawbridges in the world: 45, all along its river and lake.

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