Top 10 San Francisco Bay Area Travel Guide Apps for iPhone and iPad

The San Francisco Bay Area is known for a few things: startups, fine wine, great food, and great moderate weather. It’s these great things and more why so many people choose to travel to the Bay Area. Whether you’d like to visit great landmarks such as The Golden Gate Bridge, drink good wine in Napa Valley, or visit a few notable tech startups in Silicon Valley, these apps will help make your stay be enjoyable and worthwhile.

1. FlySFO


If you plan on traveling to San Francisco, you may want to download FlySFO, the official app for San Francisco International Airport. Travelers can check on flight times for domestic and international flights, find spots to dine or shop, and connect with friends who are at the airport. You can download FlySFO from the App Store here.

2. iBart


Embark iBart is a transit app for the Bay Area transit system. Look up times for arrival and departure and find the nearest Bart station. Embark’s iBart app is simple to use and makes planning your next commute a simple task. You can download iBart from the App Store here.

3. Fisherman’s Wharf


If you’re visiting San Francisco for the first time, you will want to check out the iPhone app for Fisherman’s Wharf. Get information on nearby attractions including Alacatraz Tours, the Golden Gate Bridge, whale watching, Bay cruises, shopping locations and much more. You can download Fisherman’s Wharf from the App Store here.

4. Napa Valley Wine Tour


If you haven’t gone wine tasting, you should experiences it while you’re in San Francisco. With the Napa Tour app, users can browse a large selection of Vineyards, find out when local wineries are having tours, and see which markets would be good to shop at afterwards. You can purchase Napa Valley Wine Tour app for $2.99 from the App Store here.

5. Golden Gate Park Field Guide


The Golden Gate Park Field Guide is an app created by the California Academy of Science. Use the go-to guide to navigate your way around. The app also includes highlights of popular attractions and shows photos of wildlife. You can download the Golden Gate Park Field Guide from the App Store here.

6. Cafe Traveler SF


Cafe Traveler SF is an app for finding some of the best cafes and coffee shops in San Francisco. Discover hot spots like Blue Bottle Kiosk, Sightglass and Matching Half. If you’re addicted to caffeine, you should download Cafe Traveler from the App Store here.

7. Cheap Eats in San Francisco


Cheap Eats in San Francisco provides travelers with a detailed list of new restaurants to try out at a reasonable price. If you’re a fast food junkie and crave a juicy burger, be sure to check out In N’ Out. You can download Cheap Eats in San Francisco from the App Store here.

8. 49ers Gameday Live


49ers Gameday Live is the official app for the San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers app includes the schedules of upcoming games, stats of previous games, and a map of the stadium. Check out the San Francisco 49ers on your next visit to San Francisco. You can download the 49ers Gameday Live from the App Store here.

9. The Warfield Theatre


Trying to figure out what to do at night in San Francisco? Download The Warfield Theatre’s iPhone app, and find out which artists are playing while you’re in town. Check out artists like Mac Miller, All Time Low, Ben Folds Five and more. You can download The Warfield from the App Store here.

10. Airbnb


Airbnb is a travel app where users can browse over 200,000 listings for rent. Compared to renting a hotel room, travelers will find that using Airbnb will not only save money, but will add to your experience of staying in San Francisco. Find a place to stay with last minute availability. You can download Airbnb from the App Store here.

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