Catch a glimpse of old fishing boats used by Italian immigrants during the Gold Rush, before enjoying a delicious breakfast at Mama's on Washington Square. Also pay a visit to the Winery Collective, the first multi-winery tasting room in San Francisco focusing on boutique wineries from across California. With more than 4,500 restaurants in a seven-square-mile area, you'll never run out of new places to try in San Francisco.
Demand for sustainable agriculture started in the '70s and fuelled a movement of organic and seasonal food. From this sprung Millennium, with one of the best all-organic wine lists in the country, and an admirable vegetarian and vegan menu. For sushi-lovers, Ozumo is the best you'll find; while Don Pisto's is the place to go for Mexican.
For a truly unique dining experience, Foreign Cinema in Mission district projects a foreign film on the wall for you to watch while you eat, complimenting the Californian Mediterranean-inspired menu.
San Francisco Airport (SFO)
Flights from Australia to San Francisco will disembark at San Francisco International Airport.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is situated south of the city. The airport opened in 1927 and was awarded Best International Airport in 2008 by Skytrax.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to San Francisco International Airport. Book your San Francisco Airport accommodation.
Getting to San Francisco
There are many airlines that offer flights to San Francisco from Australia. Direct flights from Sydney take around 13 hours and 30 minutes. Flights from Melbourne via Auckland or Los Angeles take between 19 and 24 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Sydney take between 19 and 20 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Honolulu or Los Angeles take between 19 and 22 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to San Francisco
Airlines that offer cheap flights to San Francisco from Australia include:
For more on San Francisco holidays check out our San Francisco travel guide or view our range of San Francisco holiday packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours or car hire.