Welcome to San Francisco
San Francisco justly ranks as one of the greatest cities in the world. Famous for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, electric mix of architecture, grand-dame Victorians, cable cars, a dynamic waterfront, and a soaring golden gate bridge, this city truly has it all. With amazing cuisine ranging from Michelin-starred dining to outrageous food trucks; world-renowned symphony, ballet, theater, and opera; plus almost endless outdoor adventures. San Francisco is also the headquarters of five major banking institutions and various companies such as Levi Strauss & Co., Salesforce.com, Dropbox, Reddit, Square, Inc., Dolby, Airbnb, Yelp, Pinterest, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, Craigslist, and many more. The city, and the surrounding Bay Area, is a global center of the sciences and arts and is home to a number of educational and cultural institutions, such as the University of San Francisco (USF), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco State University (SFSU), the de Young Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the SFJAZZ Center, and the California Academy of Sciences.