Visiting San Francisco for the first time? A trip to this magical city requires planning ahead of time to make sure you see all of the sites on your list. Champion Charter Bus is here to guide you in picking the group transportation that will efficiently take you where you want to go. Call us any time of the day or night at 415-226-7968 to begin planning your unforgettable trip to the city by the Bay.Call Now for a Free Quote 415-226-7968 Our live reservation agents are available 24/7
Whatever brings your group to San Francisco, maximize your experience with some pre-trip research. Knowing exactly how you’ll get there, where you’ll stay, and the places you absolutely can’t leave without visiting allows you to enjoy a worry-free trip. But don’t forget to set aside some time for spontaneity so you can discover even more fun destinations, like wineries and sunny beaches.
How will you and your group get around town? If you’re traveling with a small group of fewer than 15 members, you can take advantage of San Francisco’s trolleys, rideshare services, or car rentals.
But if you want to keep everyone together in the same place, a bus rental is more than likely the best option for you. The only way to know for sure is to call our reservation specialists who can help you choose the right bus size for your group, whether it’s an 18-passenger minibus, a 56-passenger bus, or a size in between.
As soon as you touch down at San Francisco International Airport, you’re going to need a ride that can accommodate your group and their luggage. Book a private bus to transport you to your hotel, restaurants, and anywhere else on your itinerary. The beauty of a bus rental is that your transportation operates on your schedule, so you’re never without a dedicated ride that keeps everyone safe, comfortable, and ready to explore the city.
Where you stay in San Francisco is an important decision to make. At the end of a day of sightseeing, you’ll need a place to rest that’s in your budget, has excellent reviews, and is located near the sites you want to see.
Top-rated hotels in San Francisco:
Address: 601 Eddy St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 776-1380
Address: 250 Beach St, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 617-6565
Address: 2 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 512-1111
Address: 28 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 392-9466
Address: 386 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (877) 828-4478
Address: 1100 Market Street & 45 McAllister St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 735-7777
Chefs and mixologists from around the world come to San Francisco to experiment with new flavors and styles, leaving visitors with dining experiences they won’t find anywhere else. While you’re in the area, be sure to try:
What it is: A combination of rice, beans, and meat swaddled in a soft tortilla that originated in the Mission district in the 1960s.
Where to try it:
Taqueria Los Coyotes
Address: 3036 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 861-3708
Address: 2779 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 824-7877
Taqueria La Cumbre
Address: 515 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: (415) 863-8205
What it is: A bread made with fermented dough from naturally-occuring bacteria and yeast. During the California Gold Rush, miners discovered that their bread tasted sour (in a delicious way), and it became a Bay Area staple.
Where to try it:
Boudin Bakery Cafe
Address: 5-Q, Pier 39, San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 421-0185
Acme Bread Company
Address: Ferry Building, San Francisco Bay Trail #15, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 288-2978
Josey Baker Bread
Address: 736 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone: (415) 345-1953
What it is: A cocktail of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, a sweetener, and cream. According to local legend, the Buena Vista cafe brought the drink to the U.S. in 1952.
Where to try it:
Address: 2765 Hyde St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 474-5044
The Chieftain Irish Pub & Restaurant
Address: 198 5th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 625-0436
Address: 500 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 217-5060
Not sure which attractions and activities to add to your itinerary? There is so much to do and see in San Francisco, but most travel enthusiasts agree on the destinations below for first-timers.
The Golden Gate Bridge
Welcome Center Address: Golden Gate Bridge, Coastal Trail, San Francisco, CA 94129
Address: 1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133
Address: San Francisco, CA 94133 (accessible only by ferry at Pier 33)
Japanese Tea Garden
Address: 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
Conservatory of Flowers
Address: 100 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 831-2090
California Academy of Sciences
Address: 55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Address: 151 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 357-4000
de Young Museum
Address: 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: (415) 750-3600
Address: One Ferry Building, San Francisco, California 94111
Address: The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94133
Address: 333 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Westfield San Francisco Centre
Address: 865 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 512-6776
Oracle Park (home of the San Francisco Giants)
Address: 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94107
Chase Center (home of the Golden State Warriors)
Address: 1 Warriors Way, San Francisco, CA 94158
You’ll want to spend as much time in the city as you can, but you’ll be too close to other fun destinations not to venture out. For groups of wine lovers, we recommend a trip to Napa Valley where you can tour renowned wineries. Just under an hour away, Muir Woods National Monument offers nature enthusiasts the chance to hike among redwood trees. If you’re not rushed for time, you can ride down to Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Monica, or even Los Angeles.
No matter what you decide to do in San Francisco, Champion Charter Bus is available 24/7 to help you plan the perfect trip. Because of our vast experience in group transportation, we’ll show you how simple, affordable, and enjoyable charter bus travel can be. Call us today at 415-226-7968 to learn more about our services and to receive your free quote.