Close up of the Golden Gate Bridge and surrounding San Francisco Bay Area at night.

San Francisco Area Guide

We look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco, one of the most beautiful and culturally rich cities in the world. When you stay at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport hotel, you’re within reach of downtown San Francisco, Silicon Valley, breathtaking redwood trees in Muir Woods, wine tasting in Napa Valley and much more. Whether you’re visiting on business or a family vacation, we invite you to explore all that San Francisco has to offer. Plan for a visit to the Exploratorium with the kids, head out with friends to Yoshi’s Jazz Club or relax after a week of meetings with a stroll through Golden Gate Park. With mild Winters and cool Summers, any time of year is a good time to visit The City by the Bay!

Travel smarter by purchasing discount tickets for BART, sight-seeing tours and many attractions. Discount tickets, including the San Francisco CityPASS, can be purchased through the Discount Attraction Tickets button below.

San Francisco aerial view from sea side. Port of San Francisco in the front. City downtown and skyscrapers at sunrise.
The Painted Ladies, colorful Victorian homes along the eastern side of Alamo Square Park in San Francisco with the city skyline in the background.

Things to Do

See the Best of San Francisco & Burlingame

Classic view of historic traditional Cable Cars riding on famous California Street in morning light at sunrise with retro vintage style cross processing filter effect, San Francisco, California, USA

Tower Tours

Take some time to relax and explore with a variety of half day and full day sightseeing activities during your visit to San Francisco. Tower Tours gives you access to getaways and excursions of all types, including day trips to the Napa & Sonoma Wine Country, scenic drives down the stunning California coastline Highway 1, and half day trips out of San Francisco and across the Golden Gate Bridge to the majestic California redwood trees of Muir Woods National Monument.

Early morning low fog at Golden Gate Bridge

Top 10 San Francisco Attractions

When you stay at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport hotel, you’re within reach of downtown San Francisco, Silicon Valley, breathtaking redwood trees in Muir Woods, wine tasting in Napa Valley and much more.

Discover Burlingame

Discover Burlingame

Located on the San Francisco Peninsula in San Mateo County, the beautiful city of Burlingame is the “Gateway to San Francisco.” Burlingame features the sights and sounds of the big city, with the charming, eclectic mood of small town America.

Outdoor Recreation in San Francisco

Outdoor Recreation

Discover numerous outdoor recreational activities when staying at our hotel.  Stroll through Bayside park, hike through the redwoods, explore San Francisco bay by water, and much more! Find out why the Bay Area is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts below.

Fun Things to do with Kids in San Francisco

Family Fun

The city on the Bay is known for being a top destination for old and young travelers alike. Whether you’re stopping in for a day trip or spending a week, San Francisco has plenty of activities to keep kids happy and busy. Have a wild child on your hands? Check out California’s Great America theme park for rollercoasters and water parks.

Professional Sports Teams & Stadiums in the San Francisco Bay Area

Bay Area Sports

San Francisco is home to some of the top professional sports teams and stadiums. Whether you’re in town to root for the home team or you’re following your favorite team to the Bay, our hotel puts you in a central location for easy transportation to and from games.

Plan Your Visit to Oracle Park

Oracle Park

Cheer on the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park, previously known as AT&T Park, located just a short drive north of our hotel. This modern ballpark has beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay and skyline. Whether you’re a die-hard baseball fan or just visiting for fun, you’re guaranteed to be entertained at Oracle Park!

How To Get Around San Francisco

How to Get Around

Downtown San Francisco, California Wine Country, Berkeley and beyond are easy to explore from Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport. Savor lunch in downtown Burlingame or enjoy a day of wine tastings in Napa Valley – even without your own car, there are several transportation options right from our hotel!

BART - The Best Way To Explore San Francisco

We provide a shuttle to the SFO BART Station for $10/person round trip, whisking you quickly to downtown San Francisco. View more information about our shuttle, discounted BART tickets and station information on our Shuttle Service page.