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San Francisco Long Weekend

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San Francisco Long Weekend

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Discover the dazzling city of San Francisco, with a myriad of cultures that gives it an identity all its own. Explore the acclaimed sites of this bustling metropolis known as the "City by the Bay" and learn its storied history. Visit the neighboring wine country and redwood forests. And be swept away by the sights, flavors and overall ambiance of Northern California on this amazing long weekend vacation!

SAN FRANCISCO LONG WEEKEND VACATION TIPSExpanded

  • Preparing for your AdventureExpanded

    • Required Travel DocumentationExpanded

      U.S. Guests 18 and over are required to present valid and unexpired government-issued photo identification (i.e., driver's license, passport).

      In addition, Guests 17 years of age or younger may be required to show additional documentation when traveling with a single parent.

      If you are not a U.S. citizen, please check with the U.S. Department of State for information on documentation requirements.

    • What to PackExpanded

      We recommend that you check with your air carrier for baggage limitation policy. With frequent security changes, we also recommend that you check with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for current restrictions.

      Since a majority of your adventure will take place outdoors, attire for your adventure should be casual and comfortable. Given San Francisco's cool summers and evenings that are often cooler—and foggier—than expected, layered fleece is highly recommended. The following is a list of clothing and other items you may want to bring:

      Clothing
      •     T-shirts (short/long-sleeved)
      •     Collared shirts
      •     Jeans or long pants
      •     Dress/skirt (optional)
      •     Shorts
      •     Lightweight rain jacket
      •     Hat
      •     Swimsuits
      •     Sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes
      •     Sandals
      •     Water sandals with a backstrap

      Miscellaneous
      •     Valid Photo ID
      •     Medication
      •     Camera/video camera
      •     Sunglasses
      •     Sunscreen
      •     Eye drops
      •     Umbrella
      •     Extra batteries/charger for camera
      •     National Parks Passports—for those participating in "The Passport to Your National Parks" program

    • WeatherExpanded

      In the summer, temperatures in San Francisco typically range from 67°F (19.4°C) during the day to 54°F (12.2°C) in the evening. Overall, the weather is sunny, crisp and clear, with the occasional rain shower.

      January - March and November - December average temperatures: Highs are from the high-60s to low-50s, lows are from the high-50s to low-40s.
      April - May and October average temperatures:Highs in the mid-60s, lows in the mid-50s.
      June - September average temperatures:Highs from the low-60s to upper-60s, lows in the mid-50s.

      Please be sure to check current San Francisco weather for the most up-to-date information prior to departing for your adventure.

    • Recommended ReadingExpanded

      Discover more about this destination. Longitude Books offers great books and maps to help you get the most of out of your travel. They offer a selection of reading recommendations, prepared especially to enhance your Adventures by Disney vacation.

    • The Adventures by Disney Vacation Protection Plan Expanded

      Protect your vacation investment with coverage for trip cancellation and interruption, reimbursement for trip delays, medical protection, baggage protection and 24-hour assistance. This inclusive Travel Insurance offered by Adventures by Disney is underwritten by Arch Insurance Company—and is as easy as a phone call to learn more about and then purchase.


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  • En RouteExpanded

    • Arrival/Departure InformationExpanded

      If arriving to San Francisco by car:
      Proceed to the Omni San Francisco Hotel

      The Hotel Address is:
      500 California Street
      San Francisco, CA 94104

      • There is no self-parking, and valet parking is at an additional cost. The cost for valet parking is between $55 - $70 + tax per night depending on the day of the week.
      • Parking fees are subject to a 14% city tax & a 1.5% Tourism Improvement District Assessment)

      NOTE: Parking fees are subject to change without notice.

      If arriving to San Francisco by plane:
      Upon your arrival at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or Oakland International Airport (OAK), follow airport signage to the Baggage Claim area.

      Once inside the Baggage Claim area look for a representative holding a sign with your lead party's family name This representative is available to assist you with your baggage and will provide transportation to your hotel.

      At the conclusion of your adventure, you will be escorted back to the airport for your return flight home.

        Day Airport Code Arrival/Departure Time
      Arrival 1 SFO / OAK Guests should check into the hotel prior to 2:00 PM on Day 1 of the trip.
      Departure 4 SFO / OAK Anytime

  • During Your AdventureExpanded

    • CurrencyExpanded

      The unit of currency in the United States is the US Dollar (USD). ATM machines are available in most places along your adventure to obtain cash in the local currency. Most hotels and restaurants accept major credit cards or single-use debit cards in addition to traveler's checks.

    • GratuitiesExpanded

      Adventure Guide Gratuities
      Gratuities for your Adventure Guides are not included. Based on the quality of service you have received, we suggest the following gratuity guidelines. Please note that this is for each member of your traveling party, per Adventure Guide, per day.

      Per Adult/Child/Per Adventure Guide/Per Day—$8 - $11 USD

      Example:
      •  For a 4-day adventure, the Adventure Guide gratuity per Guest, per Adventure Guide: $32 - $44 USD.
      •  A family of 4 for a 4-day adventure: $128 - $176 USD per Adventure Guide.

      For 2 Adventure Guides, this is a total of $256 - $352 USD.

      The Adventure Guides gratuity can be paid in U.S dollars, local currency, travelers' checks or PayPal. Please check with your Adventure Guide if they accept PayPal.

      All Other Gratuities
      Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.

    • TransportationExpanded

      When spending time on your own, you may choose to visit a site that requires transportation. If this is the case, convenient travel options include requesting taxi service through the hotel. Your Adventure Guides will happily give you further information during your stay.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSExpanded

  • How do I book my Adventures by Disney vacation?Expanded

    To book your vacation, please call our Reservation Center at (800) 543-0865† and speak with a Vacationista or contact your travel agent.

    If you are outside the U.S., please call (866) 983-7872† and speak with a Vacationista or contact your travel agent.

  • What airport do I fly into and out of?Expanded

    ARRIVAL: On this itinerary, we will pick you up from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or Oakland International Airport (OAK) upon your arrival.

    DEPARTURE: On the final day of the itinerary, we will transfer you to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or Oakland International Airport (OAK).

  • Are transfers included if I arrive or depart from different locations or at different times from the itinerary?Expanded

    No. Transfers are only included from the specified arrival/departure airports. Should you choose to stay at a different San Francisco hotel for your pre-night, you may take your transfer to this property. In that case, you will be responsible for getting yourself to the Omni San Francisco Hotel by 2:00 PM on the afternoon of Day 1 so that you can check in before the group departs for the first adventure at 2:15 PM.

  • Can I extend my vacation beyond the Adventures by Disney itinerary?Expanded

    Yes, you may stay extra days before or after our itinerary. Please contact a Vacationista at (800) 543-0865† for further information.

  • How will our group travel between destinations?Expanded

    During the adventure, transportation is provided by a motor coach.

  • How strenuous are the activities?Expanded

    While this adventure is not considered strenuous, it does include walking and biking tours of various lengths. Also, many of the city's sites and locations you will visit are located on steep hills. Alternate options are available for select activities. Speak to your Adventure Guide for more details.

  • What ages are appropriate for this adventure?Expanded

    While we welcome children ages 4 and up at the time of travel to discover the stories of the world with us, we recommend that children be at least 6 years old at the time of travel on our San Francisco trip. This is based on several factors, including an appropriate age for cultural appreciation of the vacation and some physical activity (e.g., biking and walking) involved.

  • What types of meals are served on this Adventures by Disney Trip?Expanded

    Dinners and lunches usually include fish, meat, and pasta or rice entrées; vegetables and salad; and desserts and fruit. Some included meals on this trip are served buffet style while others offer a limited-choice menu. Given the nature of group travel, we regret that á la carte menu choices may not always be available. Children-friendly choices are available at all meals. Menu items are subject to change due to the availability and seasonality of foods. In order to allow you and your family time to enjoy meals by yourselves, there are a few meals that are not included in the itinerary. These meals have been planned in locations where you have many dining options available. If you have any questions or concerns about dining at any time during your vacation, your Adventure Guides will be happy to assist you.

  • Is alcohol included with meals?Expanded

    Alcoholic beverages are typically not included with your scheduled meals. However, you may purchase them at your own expense.

  • Can you accommodate special dietary needs?Expanded

    Adventures by Disney will make a reasonable effort to accommodate some special dietary needs at no additional charge. Unfortunately, we may not be able to accommodate all special dietary needs requested. Please contact a Vacationista at (800) 543-0865† in advance of your departure to advise us of your needs.

  • Is this itinerary appropriate for travelers with special needs?Expanded

    Please note that this vacation includes activities that present certain challenges to Guests with special needs. It is strongly recommended that persons requiring assistance be accompanied by a companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing assistance. Neither Adventures by Disney nor its suppliers may physically lift or assist Guests onto transportation vehicles. Contact a Vacationista at (800) 543-0865† to discuss your needs.

  • What if Adventures by Disney cancels the adventure prior to departure?Expanded

    Adventures by Disney reserves the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for any reason, such as if there are too few Guests, or if the quality of the trip or the safety of the Guests would, in our opinion, be compromised, such as may result from unforeseen circumstances (acts of God) or other circumstances beyond our reasonable control. If we cancel your trip prior to its commencement because there are too few Guests: (i) we will attempt to re-book you on another departure of the same itinerary, subject to availability, and we will bear any reasonable airline re-booking charges; however, if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full refund of your land package price and Vacation Protection Plan (unless you have filed a claim); and (ii) if you booked airfare through us, we will issue a full refund of your airfare; and (iii) if you did not book airfare through us, we will reimburse you for your reasonable out-of-pocket (subject to proof) airline cancellation charges or, in the case of bookings using frequent flier miles, a reasonable cancellation service fee, provided you have exercised best efforts to mitigate such charges/fees; and (iv) the aforesaid payments and/or rebooking by us shall constitute a full settlement.

    70 Day Guarantee Terms & Conditions: Adventures by Disney Travel Services, Inc. will not cancel any regularly scheduled departure less than 70 calendar days prior to its scheduled start date, except if cancellation of same is due to: (1) non-payment by the Guest; or (2) factors beyond our reasonable control, such as, but not limited to: industry-wide strikes, civil unrest, embargos, fires, explosions, floods, earthquakes, typhoons or similar severe storm, wars (whether or not declared), or acts or threats of terrorism or a direct response to same; in which case the provisions of our standard Terms and Conditions shall apply. 70 Day Guarantee does not apply to any Adventures by Disney packages offered in conjunction with any Disney Cruise Line® cruise.

  • Is travel insurance available?Expanded

    Yes, you can protect your vacation investment by adding the Adventures by Disney Vacation Protection Plan to your reservation.

    Get details about the Adventures by Disney Vacation Protection Plan.