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!

Restaurants

See this list of ‘6 Top Union Square Sushi Restaurants’ that you must try during your next visit to San Francisco.

January 25, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
In addition to its wonderful weather, rich culture, and perfect beaches, San Francisco is also home to many great restaurants in Downtown San Francisco, Little Italy and surrounding neighborhoods...Read more >
Shopping

San Francisco has an almost endless list of things to do and places to see, we’ve selected a few of our favorites in this list of, ‘Top Places to Shop in San Francisco,’

January 11, 2019
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Maria Mancuso
Let’s Shop! One of the best and most popular things to do in San Francisco is exploring the ‘Top Places to Shop in Union Square!’...Read more >
Activities

Learn About the City’s Architecture on This Interesting Walking Tour

July 25, 2018
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Cindy L. Smith
Architecture San Francisco offers a walking tour for architectural enthusiasts by an architectural enthusiast. You won’t just look at pretty buildings – you’ll get an in-depth understanding of the planning of the city and how the buildings speak to the city’s history...Read more >
Attractions

Art in our city is flourishing and you’ll find evidence of its vitality at many San Francisco art galleries near Hotel Union Square...

July 6, 2018
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Jana Free

San Francisco’s art scene received a boost in interest and has become stronger since the San Francisco Museum of Art revealed its grand remodel. Today, art in our city is flourishing and you’ll find evidence of its vitality at many San Francisco art galleries near Hotel Union Square. Head to these g...

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Activities

From beaches and maritime parks to museums and science centers, there are plenty of Kid-Friendly San Francisco Activities to enjoy near Hotel Union Square.

June 21, 2018
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Jana Free
Families with children find a wealth of San Francisco Things to Do, many just moments from our San Francisco Hotel...Read more >
Attractions

It’s been 51 years since the Summer of Love – see what Haight-Ashbury is like today!

May 2, 2018
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Cindy L. Smith
Whether you are coming to re-visit Haight-Ashbury armed with memories of the Summer of Love, or you weren’t yet alive when it occurred, a visit to Haight-Ashbury provides a look into this iconic part of the city’s history...Read more >