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    Rafting near Attractions & Activites in San Francisco, California

    American River rafting Class 3 - 4+:

    Most popular whitewater rafting trips in the West

    Solid Class III-IV+ American River rafting trips can be combined with many San Francisco activities for groups and families. Just 3 hours away from the heart of San Francisco, the three forks of the American River satisfies any California whitewater rafting need. Combine your California vacation with the world-famous City by the Bay and join in on the fun things to do before and after your California river trip! Grab the Party Bus Escape and head on up. Then slow down, stay awhile and enjoy yourself in the city of the Golden Gate Bridge, Union Square shopping, infamous Castro Street and North Beach dining!

    San Francisco Restaurants - W.E.T. River Trips

    Restaurants in North Beach, Union Square, Ghiradelli and more!

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    San Francisco Entertainment - WET River Trips

    Adult Entertainment, Clubs, Bars

    For dancing, clubs & bars in San Francisco
    San Francisco's night scene is filled with art galleries, restaurants, trendy clubs, live music, dancing and more. Home to North Beach, the coolest and most well-known bohemian area in the City.
    • Asia SF: casual/dressy nightclub in SOMA district; gender illusionists; SF destination for adults; 201 Ninth; 415.255.2742
    • Bottom of the Hill: "best place to hear live music" according to Rolling Stone Mag; folk, pop, punk, alternative; 1233 17th; 415.621.4455
    • Cafe du Nord: music, bands, shows; very cool w/great bar food according to the SF Chronicle; 2170 Market; 415.861.5016
    • Lost & Found Saloon: rock & roll bar in North Beach; $5 cover; 1353 Grant; 415.397.3751
    • Haight Street: flashback to the '60's on the street where flower power still exists; hippie watching, street vendors, great breakfasts & wacky shops
    • Ruby Skye: DJ, events, disco, nightclub, world class; VIP rooms; 420 Mason; 415.693.0777
    • Savoy Tivoli: bar/cafe; lots of fun in a European attmosphere; crowded w/lots of locals; since 1907; 1434 Grant; 415.362.7023
    • Vesuvio; next to City Lights Bookstore; since 1948 & home to '55 Beat Poets, Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac & Allan Ginsberg; artists, biz people all mingle over drinks; 255 Columbus; W.E.T. staff favorite

    San Francisco Lodging, Hotels - WET River Trips

    San Francisco Attractions cont...:

    Hotels, Motels

    For additional hotels & motels in San Francisco

    • Argonaut Hotel: historic,great value, unique; Fisherman's Wharf; 495 Jefferson; 415.563.0800
    • Clift Hotel: old-world elegance; 495 Geary; 415.775.4700
    • Donatello: a gem; 501 Post; 415.441.7100
    • Doubletree Hotel (near SF airport): overlooks the bay; 835 Airport; 650.344.5500
    • Fairmont Hotel: centrally located; shopping, wharf; fully restored; 950 Mason; 415.772.5000
    • Four Seasons SF: 2 blocks from Union Square; 757 Market; 415.633.3000
    • Holiday Inn Express: Fisherman's Wharf; family friendly; 1300 Columbus; 415.771.9000
    • Hotel des Arts: quirky; art rooms; adventurous; must-see; 447 Bush; 415.956.3232
    • Hotel Monaco: glamorous, classy; 501 Geary; 415.292.0100
    • Hyatt at Fisherman's Wharf: great location; 555 North Point; 415.563.1234
    • Marriott: central location; minutes from Union Square; 55 Fourth; 415.896.1600
    • Mark Hopkins: historical landmark located on Nob Hill; excellent service; 999 California; 415.392.3434
    • Monticello Inn: 1906 bldg; boutique hotel near Union Square; 129 Ellis; 415.392.8800
    • Omni: luxury, heart of downtown; 500 California; 415.677.9494
    • Pickwick: charming, good value; 85 Fifth; 1.800.227.3282
    • Best Western Miyako: right in Japantown, 1625 Post; 415.922.3200
    • Savoy Hotel: character; great value; 580 Geary; 415.441.2700
    • St Regis: next door to SF Museum of Modern Art; 125 3rd; 415.284.4000
    • Vitale: Embarcadero waterfront; modern interiors; 8 Mission; 415.278.3700
    • Westin St Francis: since 1904; legendary; 335 Powell; 415.397.7000

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    San Francisco Shopping Districts - WET River Trips

    Shopping Districts

    • Chinatown Largest Chinatown outside of Asia; numerous Asian restaurants, touristy shopping, museums, Chinese New Year's Parade
    • Fisherman's Wharf: Maritime Museum, Alcatraz, Cable Cars; touristy shopping; views of SF Bay, great walking
    • Picturesque and touristy shopping area; a must-see; grab a shrimp cocktail from the many vendors; check out Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum.
    • Haight Street Grungy, throwback to the '60's; must-see; hippie watching, trendy shops; check out the "legs" above the Piedmont Boutique; teens will love this area for alternate retro fashion ambiance! W.E.T. teen staff favorite!!!
    • Ghiradelli Square
    • Overlooking the wharf, home of Ghiradelli Chocolate; beautiful view; great area for a walk; lots of touristy shopping
    • Japantown: shopping for hard-to-find Japanese items, books, jewelery, furnishings, hardware, food products; restaurants, sushi bars; Cherry Blossom Festival in April
    • Pacific Heights Beautiful, expensive homes; tons of small shops; restaurants
    • SOMA District: warehouse district; hip, urban; artisans shops, trendy clothes, modern furniture, performance art; Rolo SoMa clothing; 1235 Howard; 415.861.4862
    • Union Square
    • Post, Stockton, Geary & Powell streets form a square of shopping delights; high-end shops, couture & more; includes Saks Fifith Avenue, Tiffany, Macys, Burberry, Neiman-Marcus, Betsy Johnson, Christian Dior, Marc Jacobs, etc.

    Museums, Special Attractions & Fun for the Family

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