How to have the ultimate honeymoon in San Francisco
San Francisco is an enchanting city for romantics, this metropolitan destination is known as the City by the Bay. It has so much to offer for honeymooners from iconic landmarks, a buzzing city nightlife, stunning breath-taking views and adventurous sights to visit. So, if you and your love are planning to head to San Francisco for your honeymoon, then read our list of the top romantic attractions to explore in the City by the Bay.
Walk across the Golden Gate
It goes without saying that San Francisco’s most iconic landmark is the Golden Gate Bridge and it’s a total must see for our honeymooners and travellers. The 1.7 mile long bridge offers awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean, the beautiful skyline and Alcatraz Island. Make a day of it with your partner and walk cross the bridge hand in hand or cycle together across on the Western side whilst taking in the gorgeous backdrop of San Francisco and then dine in Sausalito before heading back to your hotel.
Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf
San Francisco’s historic waterfront attraction, Fisherman’s Wharf is filled with sea lions and overlooks San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s full of shopping, dining and entertainment options and breath-taking bay views, definitely a popular tourist attraction. There’s something for everyone, so whether you’re dining out at one of the seafood restaurants, taking a walk along the pier or shopping together it sure is one place to spend the day. You can even hop on a ferry after to the world famous Alcatraz Island for a haunting tour of the former prison to end the whole day.
Sunset walk on Ocean beach
Situated near the city’s western border by the Richmond District and Golden Gate Park, the Ocean beach sure is the perfect place to have a romantic break from the San Francisco city life. It is the largest beach in San Francisco offering breath taking views of the Pacific Ocean. For honeymooners, enjoy an intimate evening cuddling up with a blanket and watch the scenic sunset views then head to the Cliff house for a romantic meal for two.
Dining at the Top of the Mark
If the ideal night for you is to enjoy a romantic meal and sip cocktails and signature martinis gazing at panoramic views of the outstanding city skyline then wine and dine at Top of the Mark. It is located at the top of Nob Hill on the 19th floor of the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental hotel. The perfect place for newlyweds to spend the evening before going back to the hotel.
Golden Gate park- Conservatory of flowers
For a truly romantic visit to San Francisco on your honeymoon, take a leisurely stroll with your loved one through the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. This glass and wood Victorian conservatory built in 1878, hosts rare and exotic blooming plants and flowers. It’s an ideal location for romantic escapes and to connect with your partner and the plants. After you could visit the Flower Mart and even pick up a lovely bouquet of roses from your partner, this place sure does exude romance.
Wine touring in Sonoma and Napa Valley
If you and your partner love wine then this place is the perfect setting for a romantic getaway. Take a trip to Sonoma and Napa Valley and explore the spectacular scenery and vineyards. The place boasts with wineries and acres of world class wine grapes and beautiful landscape views. You may even be able to make your own wine and enjoy unique winery with your loved one bringing you even closer.
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