San Francisco Visitors Blog

Visit our San Francisco Visitors Blog for interesting and informative articles on all there is to do, see and experience during your next visit to San Francisco!

Whether you're coming for a short visit or an extended stay, our blog provides useful information about dining, shopping, attractions, and more. Browse articles about nearby restaurants, shopping, and events. 

Check back often as you plan your visit to our vibrant city as new posts are added often. The staff at Hotel Union Square is here to help you make the most of your visit and to ensure that you have everything you need during your stay. Look through our blog, view our Guest Rooms, and take a peek at our photo gallery.

Also feel free ask our helpful staff for additional tips about shopping, dining, and the most popular things to do in San Francisco!

View our San Francisco Visitors Guide to help plan your next visit!

Events

San Francisco hosts many fun and entertaining events during the month of September. See this list of just a few of the most popular, ‘Top September Events in San Francisco’ you are sure to enjoy!

July 7, 2019
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Maria Mancuso

San Francisco hosts several great events, festivals, concerts and sporting events in September and this year is no exception!

Below is our latest San Francisco Visitor Blog article, ‘Things to do in San Francisco: Top September Events in San Francisco’ – which features some great events for you to...

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Activities

This San Francisco Visitors Blog article, ‘San Francisco Things to Do: Visit Alcatraz’ gives you insight on what to expect and how to have a great time visiting this top San Francisco attraction.

June 30, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
You can see it from almost anywhere along the waterfront, from Fisherman’s Wharf and from the ferry’s traveling across the bay. It’s Alcatraz, or ‘The Rock’ as it was called and made famous by the movie of the same name.  No matter what you call it, Alcatraz has long been a top San Francisco attract... Read more >

San Francisco hosts many fun and entertaining events during the month of August. See this list of just a few of the most popular, ‘Top San Francisco Events in August’ you are sure to enjoy!

June 19, 2019
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Maria Mancuso

August is a great time to visit San Francisco!  Perfect weather and amazing events, activities and attractions to enjoy throughout the city.  Now is the time to begin planning which of the festivals, events, concerts and major sporting events you will attend during your visit.

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Activities

This San Francisco Visitors Blog article, ‘San Francisco Visitor FAQs’ provides answers to many popular questions about Visiting San Francisco and making the most of your next visit!

June 7, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
This latest San Francisco Visitors Blog article, ‘Visit San Francisco: San Francisco Visitor FAQs’ features some of the top questions and answers you may have about your visit. Let’s get started...Read more >
Activities

This San Francisco Visitors Blog article, ‘Things to do in San Francisco: Top Things to do in Union Square,’ provides you with just a few of the things you can do, see and experience in this very special San Francisco neighborhood.

May 30, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
Union Square is a popular central neighborhood in San Francisco. This gathering place is just one block from Hotel Union Square and is home to major department stores like Macy’s and Saks 5th Avenue...Read more >
Restaurants

This article, ‘Things to do in San Francisco: 5 Top Coffee Shops in San Francisco,’ gives you a list of some of the best, most unique and ‘can’t be missed’ shops who specialize in art of the brewed bean!

May 21, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
Enjoying coffee has become something just short of a religion and finding the next best ‘Coffee Shop’ is a welcomed journey filled with ‘hits and misses’ and we almost don’t want to find ‘the perfect cup’ – because for some, it is all about the journey and delicious coffee...Read more >