Car Rental Sanfrancisco
Sanfrancisco, California is a major city on the United States west coast and has been a major part of both California and United States history. During its early years under Spanish rule it was home to several major missions. Later during the California Gold Rush it was the hub of the miners' activity. Many a ship lost its crew to the nearby gold fields. Sanfrancisco's Barbary Coast was notorious for its bars, prostitutes and gambling. And who has not heard of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 which almost destroyed the entire city? During World War II Sanfrancisco was the major debarkation point for troops and sailors heading to the South Pacific Theater.
Sanfrancisco is also a major business and financial center for California and the entire Northern California region. The famous Silicon Valley in just to the south which is home to many high-tech firms such as Intel, Adobe, and E-Bay. One of the city's landmarks is the TransAmerica Insurance building. Sanfrancisco is also the only city in the United States that did not experience a bank failure during the Great Depression.
Visitors to Sanfrancisco can easily be overwhelmed with all the things to see and do. There are numerous cultural centers, theaters, and concerts satisfy any musical or other artistic taste. There are the various historical areas such as Haight Ashbury (made famous by the hippies of the 1960's), Alcatraz Island, Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, and the various neighborhoods. There is also the Golden Gate Bridge and the nearby Presidio. And let's not forget Pier 39 famous for its boutiques and eateries.
Besides tourist and cultural activities, Sanfrancisco also is home to the San Francisco Giants professional baseball team and the San Francisco 49er's professional football team. Sanfrancisco area is also home to several colleges and universities which lend their sports and cultural activities to the area.
Though Sanfrancisco has been rated as one of the most walk-friendly cities, you may still want to hire a car to get you around the city. All of the major car hire companies are located throughout the city as well as at the Sanfrancisco airport. Car hire in Sanfrancisco can be made easier by checking Anycarehire.com. Here you will find a cost comparison between the car hire companies and also book your car.