San Francisco
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San Francisco

San Francisco is the second most densely populated city in the entire United States. And it is no wonder that this is the case, since this city is a fantastic place to live. Because it is a major finance and banking center, San Francisco has a thriving economy. Tourism is another principal source of economic growth for this fine city.

Rent a San Francisco car from CRX and peruse the streets taking in the exciting combination of modern and Victorian architecture. San Fran is also famous for such architectural landmarks as Coit tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, Alamo Square, Alcatraz Island and the Palace of Fine Arts.

Roads and Transportation

San Francisco is a unique American city in that it is one of the few that uses the European-style arterial thoroughfares instead of an expansive network of freeways (Wikipedia). If you want to explore this alternative style of roads, get a map, rent a San Francisco luxury vehicle or SUV from CRX and travel the streets in style.

San Francisco is famous for its Cable Cars. In fact, this cable car system is one of the world's last manually operated systems of its kind. They operate on three major routes and while locals do use them, they are a tourist attraction more than anything.

Fisherman's Wharf

Anyone visiting San Francisco has to go to Fisherman's Wharf. Not only is it an historical site, it has an array of events, sights, cultural attractions and different types of food that cannot be missed. While in the area, take your San Francisco car rental from CRX and stop at Pier 39, take an Alcatraz Cruise, visit Boudin at the Wharf and/or take a Red and White Fleet Cruise.

Festivals and Special Events

Because of its diverse and eclectic culture, San Francisco is home to many exciting festivals and special events. If you happen to be in the area in November, be sure to take your San Francisco rental car from CRX to the Landmarks Embarcadero Center to see a screening under the auspices of the American Indian Film Institute. You will also need to see a live music show put on by Another Planet Entertainment. And if it is during the month of May that you are in San Francisco, be sure to go to the largest (and free) annual Asian arts festival, which is put on by the Asian Week Foundation.

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