San Francisco Tops American Vacation Resort Charts

San Francisco has secured the title of best American vacation resort by the readers of lifestyle magazine, Conde Nast Traveller. It is the seventeenth successive year that the Californian city has received this accolade.

Online PR News – 26-October-2009 – – With a tremendous amount of competition for the best American vacation destination, a recent poll from lifestyle magazine, Conde Nast Traveller has heralded San Francisco at the top of the chart. Over 25,000 readers voted in favour of the Californian city, with its liberal attitudes, cultural diversity and a smattering of spectacular tourist attractions.

It appears that San Francisco received particularly positive feedback regarding its range of outstanding restaurants and food culture that makes the city such an attractive proposition for international travellers. This latest accolade means that San Francisco has now held this prestigious title for seventeen consecutive years.

So what makes San Francisco such an endearing vacation rental for holidaymakers? Perhaps the most spectacular attraction if the Golden Gate Bridge, a towering structure that provides the link between San Francisco and Marin County. The Golden Gate Bridge is also regarded as one of the seven engineering wonders of the world alongside the likes of the Channel Tunnel and the Empire State Building.

Each different district or neighbourhood of San Francisco tells its own cultural story. From the maritime, seafood nature of Fisherman’s Wharf to the traditional and spectacular China town, San Francisco is bustling with atmosphere and multi-cultural societies.

The charming waters of San Francisco Bay provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy a harbour tour. The island of Alcatraz remains a very busy attraction, with its militant heritage and expansive views of the city from the ‘rock’.

All types of international cuisine can be found throughout the city, catering to all sizes of budget. The range of fresh food will even please vegetarians and vegans. A collection of Italian, Mexican and Latin restaurants are also dotted amid their own communities.

On top of this, a significant sporting heritage exists in the city, with much-famed Baseball, American Football and Soccer teams. San Francisco is a vibrant city with plenty of scope to enjoy a vacation rental.

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