San Francisco

San Francisco Car Rental

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The city of San Francisco is one of the most recognisable across the world with a host of landmarks and attractions to sate any appetite. Nestled in San Francisco bay, the city connects the Pacific Ocean with Middle America and the steep hills and trams are a huge part of American media and culture. Whether you prefer quirky museums or enjoying the great outdoors, San Francisco and the outlying towns can provide even the most world weary tourist with an exciting vacation.

Things to Do in San Francisco

Many of the iconic landmarks of San Francisco can be found in the centre of town. You can challenge your hire car by driving down the winding hairpins of Lombard Street, featured in Alfred Hitchcock’s film Vertigo. Alternatively, take one of the vintage trolley cars to the intricate Palace of Fine Arts. Originally built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Expo, this incredibly authentic gallery is pleasing on the outside and inside and puts on shows regularly. Whether you’re leaving or arriving in the city, take your hire car for a spin downtown and visit the Twin Peaks Park, with exquisite scenery and a terrific view of San Francisco.

Top 3 Must See: San Francisco

  • Grace Cathedral

  • Alcatraz Island

  • Transamerica Pyramid Tower

Drive Around San Francisco

San Francisco airport has a good central location that connects by car to the centre of the city in just 15 minutes. The airport offers a wide range of hire cars to allow tourists to have independent accessibility to the rest of California. San Francisco is close to many other major cities and has a large network of freeways to allow for an easy and quick drive by car to its neighbours. You can visit San Jose by taking the Bayshore Freeway south for an hour or you can travel by car to Sacramento in just half an hour using the Dwight D Eisenhower Highway. For an immersive experience of San Francisco, drive your hire car across the Golden Gate Bridge to the Marin Headlands, an untouched national park overlooking the bay and the ocean that is perfect for hiking or walking.

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