2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo
San Francisco
Conference Nov 8-11
Expo Nov 8-10

Want to learn more about all of the wonderful experiences San Francisco has to offer?

We compiled fun, exciting articles and videos showcasing San Francisco and the Moscone Center. More articles and videos will be added as we approach the 2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.


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Explore Military History in San Francisco and the Bay Area

By: San Francisco Travel Association

As the western most port of the continental U.S., San Francisco has served as a vital military stronghold since its founding. With plenty of historical sites and exhibits, a tour of the region’s military history is a great way for any history buff to get acquainted with the city and the Bay Area.

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Always Delicious: The Mission District with Brandon Arnovick

By: San Francisco Travel Association

Meet Brandon Arnovick, a musician, baker and Mission District resident for more than 20 years. Follow him around as he shows off his favorite places to eat in the neighborhood.


Tourists viewing the Painted Ladies at Alamo Square

San Francisco Parks: Where to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

By: San Francisco Travel Association

Enjoy beaches, hills, impressive man-made architecture or natural wonders. Whether you’re into golf, tennis, or simply strolling through the City by the Bay, choose your activity for the day and never get bored! The hundreds of parks in San Francisco are divided into federal, national, city and privately-owned parks.

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Take an Urban Safari in San Francisco

By: San Francisco Travel Association

San Francisco may be a city synonymous with technical innovation and architectural wonders, but it’s also a city that stays close to nature. When you visit San Francisco, it’s very easy to spend some time with the local wildlife.

Here are our tips for how to take an urban safari in San Francisco and meet some of its most famous animal residents.


Telegraph Hill residential area district on a beautiful sunny day in summer, SF, California, USA

Take the Stairs: The Many Hidden, Historic, and Beautiful Staircases of San Francisco

By: San Francisco Travel Association

With its temperate weather and epic scenery, San Francisco is a terrific place to be outdoors. Hiking through our parks and up our famous hills is a great way to explore the city—but maybe you were looking for something a little less challenging. Have no fear; San Francisco is full of staircases that can take you to some hard-to-reach but absolutely worthwhile locations. Here are some of our favorite staircases in San Francisco.


Cable car in San Francisco

Visit These Instagram-Ready Attractions in San Francisco

By: San Francisco Travel Association

From iconic San Francisco landmarks to trendy museums, these immersive and photo-friendly attractions are worthy for everyone’s feed. Come ready to be inspired, be creative, and snap some really awesome photos at these made-for-Instagram attractions.

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Grilled shrimps and fish with potato and salad on a plate served at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California

Where to Find Seafood Beyond Fisherman’s Wharf

By: San Francisco Travel Association

When visitors think of seafood in San Francisco, Fisherman’s Wharf is a top-of-mind destination. While Fisherman’s Wharf is famously known for its fresh seafood cuisine (and rightfully so), there are plenty of places outside of the Wharf that will impress your palate just as much.

Here are 15 spots you can indulge in all of the crab, clams, and oysters in the city. READ MORE


Where to eat around the Moscone Center

Where to Eat and Drink Around the Moscone Center

The Moscone Center is a world-class meeting and event space and there are plenty of exciting places to eat and drink in the surrounding neighborhood. Whether you’re in town for business or a local looking for your new favorite place, these restaurants and bars near The Moscone Center are ready to serve you.

Find great places to eat near The Moscone Center.

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Visit Yerba Buena

Yerba Buena is where it all began. As one of San Francisco’s first neighborhoods, the district has seen times as a gold prospector’s camp and as a place where dockworkers and merchant seamen filled boarding houses. Today’s iteration is that of thriving, thrilling neighborhood of art, culture, entrepreneurship and diversity in downtown San Francisco. It bustles with renowned museums, more than 400 shopping, dining and entertainment venues, convention space and hotels. READ MORE


28 Things Not to Miss in San Francisco

By: By Angela Jackson, San Francisco Travel Association

One of the nicest things about visiting San Francisco is that, although the city is “big” in terms of attractions and amenities, it is geographically small – only 49 square miles. That make it very easy to see and do a great many things in a short period of time.

You could also spend weeks in San Francisco and still not experience everything the city has to offer. Here is a suggested list of the top 28 things not to miss in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Travel Association… READ MORE


Why San Francisco is So Delicious

By: San Francisco Travel Association

Visitors come to the Bay Area for a long list of reasons. The sights, sports, music, and cultural attractions alone inspire millions of travelers each year. However, the biggest draw is San Francisco’s renowned culinary landscape. Food and drink are intricately woven into the region’s history and traditions, making the Bay Area a dining destination like no other. Here are the reasons why San Francisco is so delicious… READ MORE


12 San Francisco Restaurants You Need to Eat at in 2019

By: San Francisco Travel Association

In a culinary scene that somehow keeps getting better every year, narrowing down your list of must-eats can be tougher than escaping from Alcatraz. To help, here are our picks for 13 restaurants not to miss in 2019, helmed by some of our most touted and talented chefs. And if you’re new to dining here, start by reading about why San Francisco is so delicious…. READ MORE


Guide to the Moscone Center

By: San Francisco Travel Association

The Moscone Center is San Francisco’s premier convention venue. Now, after a major renovation, the facility is larger, greener, and more innovative than ever before. Explore the new amenities available to you, as well as the best restaurants, event spaces, and activities in the neighborhood. Contact our Convention Sales and Services teams to plan your next San Francisco meeting… READ MORE


Painted Ladies

By: San Francisco Travel Association

One of the most photographed locations in San Francisco, Alamo Square’s famous “postcard row” at Hayes and Steiner Streets is indeed a visual treat. A tight, escalating formation of Victorian houses is back-dropped by downtown skyscrapers, providing a stunning contrast. The grassy square itself is an ideal midday break. One of 11 historic districts designated by the Department of City Planning… READ MORE