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San Francisco Vacation Packages

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Last Minute Hotel + Flight Deals in San Francisco

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Top San Francisco Flight + Hotel Deals

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Where to stay in San Francisco

Find the best San Francisco areas and neighborhoods for the activities you enjoy most. Learn more about San Francisco

Top Hotels in San Francisco

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
4 out of 5
2500 Mason St, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night from Feb 28 to Mar 1
4.1/5Very Good! (2,173 reviews)

"Love the friendliness of the staff. How close it was to everything"…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Hotel Riu Plaza Fisherman's Wharf
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
4 out of 5
750 Kearny St, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $81 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13
3.8/5Good! (2,424 reviews)

"Great experience very organize clean and sanitized"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
Fairmont San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
5 out of 5
950 Mason Street Atop Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $242 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,338 reviews)

"Can’t wait to get back soon, best views from the room . Great staff , it was also beet to learn all the history of the fairmont and its guests. Thanks for all the great memories. The lobos family , see ya soon ."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Fairmont San Francisco
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in San Francisco

San Francisco Beach Vacation

A San Francisco vacation makes it simple to relax and unwind. Whether you like the thought of chilling by the water or ambling along the shore in search of shiny seashells, a trip to San Francisco will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. If you want to be near the city center, find a hotel near Ocean Beach. This popular strip of coastline is only 6 miles (10 km) away. We also offer San Francisco vacation packages around Mavericks Beach and Baker Beach, two other tempting options.

Things You Should Know About San Francisco

  • Staying close to the water means unforgettable vistas and lazy walks along the shoreline just before nightfall. Have a look through our San Francisco beach hotels and see what you can find.
  • Lots of travelers also choose to base themselves in private vacation homes around these parts. ORANGE CRUSH and Upper Terrace Cottage by RedAwning are a few options we recommend.
  • Alternatively, go for our All-Inclusive hotels in San Francisco. They make budgeting a breeze. Leave your wallet in your room and enjoy the freedom that comes with the all-inclusive way of vacationing.
  • Our San Francisco things to do page is the ideal place to begin organizing your trip to San Francisco. After you arrive, start up a conversation with one of the 864,800 friendly locals to learn even more.
  • Save big on experiences by booking our San Francisco vacation deals. With terrific attractions like Golden Gate Bridge to discover, this destination will keep you busy.

The Advantages of a Road Trip in San Francisco

If you haven’t been on a California road trip, then the ‘City by the Bay’ is one of the must-see stops on this road trip. SF has it all—fabulous shopping, incredible restaurants, and a world-renowned cultural scene. But you’ll need some wheels for a San Francisco road trip, and we have great deals on car rentals in San Francisco.

San Francisco road trip itinerary

For those that want the ultimate California road trip, you can’t do much better than a San Francisco to Los Angeles road trip. Book a stay in one of the great San Francisco hotels and take the San Francisco to Los Angeles drive, with an itinerary on Highway 1 for some real California dreaming. You can take Insta-worthy pictures at places like:

  • Monterey: Home to the world-renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Big Sur: Stop at Bixby Bridge and take in those jaw-dropping views
  • San Luis Obispo: This cute coastal town has an artistic, funky side worth exploring

Weekend road trips in San Francisco

Close to San Francisco, Oakland has a flavor all its own. Take a mini-vacation and book a stay in one of the best Oakland hotels. Once you step out of your hotel, you’ll see that Oaktown is San Francisco’s edgy, pretension-free neighbor. Hop in your car and head out for a weekend road trip to spots like:

  • Oakland Museum of California: The first Friday of every month is when this museum is all music and fun
  • Jack London Square: Home to restaurants, bars, shops, and some of the best views in town
  • Temescal: This artsy community has plenty of boutiques, breweries, and galleries to peruse

Places to stop on a road trip to San Francisco

A popular road trip route goes from Jet City to The Golden City. Once you pick up a ride from suppliers like Avis car rentals or National car rentals, you’ll get started on creating your Seattle to San Francisco road trip itinerary. Consider these ideas to add to your list:

  • Portland, OR: Breweries, food trucks, and perfect picnic spots like the Portland Japanese Garden
  • Crater Lake: Take a trip around Rim Drive for some of the best bluewater views
  • Napa Valley: With over 400 wineries, you’re sure to find a bottle that commands your attention
  • San Francisco: Cross the Golden Gate Bridge and take in the mesmerizing views of this superb destination of choice 

Frequently asked questions

How much does a San Francisco vacation package cost?
Starting from as little as $175, you can handcraft your own San Francisco vacation package. Simply combine hotels, flights and rental cars and be rewarded with discounts.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my San Francisco vacation package?
If your travel plans in San Francisco have been upended, it’s comforting to know that it’s possible to cancel or amend your booking. If you made your booking less than 24 hours ago, you may be able to receive a refund. If your booking was made more than 24 hours ago, your airline, hotel or car rental company may impose a cancellation fee. To find out more, check our Customer Service Portal.
How do I get a cheap travel package to San Francisco?
Booking a flight and hotel together with Expedia won’t just save you time — it’ll save you a few dollars too. As much as $583, in fact! A San Francisco vacation package makes it simple to arrange your perfect trip. With more than 550 airlines across the world to choose from, finding convenient flights that suit your schedule won’t be hard. In addition to that, we have over 1,000,000 hotel options globally to select from. Now that’s what we call choice. Whatever your budget, Expedia puts more of the world within your reach.
Where should I stay in San Francisco?
Downtown San Francisco is a fantastic place to stay in San Francisco. With interesting attractions like San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Westfield San Francisco Centre within easy reach, you won’t have time to get bored here. North Beach is another popular choice. This place has plenty for travelers to see and do, like Pier 39 and Exploratorium.
What are the top hotels in San Francisco?
San Francisco Marriott Marquis and Hilton San Francisco Financial District are among the best options in the neighborhood of Downtown San Francisco. If you prefer to stay in the Union Square area, consider booking a room at San Francisco Marriott Marquis or Grand Hyatt San Francisco Union Square.
When is the best time of year to visit San Francisco?
You’ll need to consider your priorities to find the right answer. Typically, you’ll score the best deals in December, while October is when prices are at their highest. San Francisco is at its busiest in July, June, May. If you’re hoping for a more relaxed vacation, October, December, November would be a better time to pack your bags.
How far in advance should I book my San Francisco vacation?
It’s tricky picking the perfect time for airfares, but we generally say the earlier, the better. Many international journeys on Expedia become available up to 12 months in advance. If you can’t book ahead, fear not. Budget prices occasionally appear just weeks before departure dates.
What does an Expedia San Francisco travel package include?
That depends on you. You can choose from a variety of San Francisco packages, such as a flight, hotel and rental car. You can also book a hotel with a flight, or a flight with a rental car. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add the fun stuff like activities and tours. Whatever your dream San Francisco vacation looks like, you’ll save!
What should I know before booking a San Francisco travel package?
A package can be easier on the hip pocket than separately booking everything you need for your escape. For example, combine your hotels, flights and rental cars and land a great deal. Whatever your vacation goals are, there’s sure to be a package that fits your budget.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later San Francisco vacation packages?
With one of our vacation packages, you can customize both your getaway and a payment arrangement. Expedia can help reduce financial strain to do with your journey with a Book Now, Pay Later booking, thanks to our partnership with online lender Affirm. That way, all you have to worry about is preparing to take to the skies.
Can I choose my airline with a San Francisco Expedia vacation package?
Yes, of course. Expedia has access to more than 550 airline partners all over the world, so choose the carrier that fits your travel preferences.

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