If you go . . .
Virgin America, United, American, JetBlue, US Airways, Air China, Air New Zealand, and ANA all fly nonstop to San Francisco; Virgin America’s hub is in SFO’s new Terminal 2, which spotlights great local food.
Where to stay
Orchard Garden Hotel
466 Bush St.
An affordable, eco-oriented hotel near Union Square and Chinatown. Doubles from $179.
55 5th St.
Viceroy Hotels’ first San Francisco property, part of the company’s new urban retreats group, just opened in trendy SoMa. Doubles from $265.
900 Market St.
CityPASS and other travel and transportation discounts available here.