2016 ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference

“City by the Bay” and “The Golden City” are just a couple of the nicknames given to San Francisco, a booming city that hosts over 24.6 million visitors annually for business and/or leisure purposes. Dubbed as one of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., San Francisco is adorned with landmarks, cultural attractions, and an array of beautiful Victorian and modern homes. The attendees of the 2016 ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference may have finalized their plans for the conference, but here is an opportunity to enhance your itinerary with some of the must-see sights and eats of San Francisco.

Attracting the Masses

San Francisco is known for its array of things to do. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Chinatown, “The City by the Bay” is sprinkled in attractions to keep you entertained in your downtime during the 2016 Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference.

Check out this list of the top 20 attractions in San Francisco, along with these transportation tips on how to best get around as you explore.

Good Eats

If you love food, then San Francisco is the place to be. To start, you can eat your way through the airport upon arrival and departure, with several restaurants from a family-owned Mexican restaurant to a sushi grill. San Francisco spares no expense to keep your belly filled while in town for the 2016 ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference. If you’re pressed for time, the Nob Hill Club is a new farm-to-table dining experience and conveniently located at the conference headquarters, the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel.

View the San Francisco Travel Association’s dining page for a complete list of options, searchable by neighborhood and food type.

Indulge in the Arts

San Francisco is enriched with cultural arts, with a variety of art galleries, museums, theater, and film events. Satisfy your appetite for the arts with museums such as the de Young Museum, with more than 27,000 works of art including: paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts.

Explore the San Francisco Travel Association’s Arts & Culture Explorer Maps that share expertise on six arts- and culture-centric neighborhoods.

Take in a Game

Attendees have the chance to catch the 2016 NBA Champions the Golden State Warriors home game at the Oracle Arena. Monday, December 5, make sure you grab tickets to watch the Golden State Warriors taking on the Indian Pacers at 7:30 pm.

With so much to do and see, you’ll no doubt have just as an exciting experience in your free time as you will during the conference!

For more suggestions, view the San Francisco Travel Association’s website.

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