by The Frugal Tourist | Jan 14, 2022 | Travel Tips, USAWith over 400 stunning national parks speckled across the country, the United States boasts an array of some of the most striking landscapes to be found around the globe. While some of these parks are free to enter, several of the major players require a reasonable fee. This can be quite prohibitive to some, especially if cash is tight. The National Park Services recently released the list of entrance-fee free days for this year. Therefore, anyone can now experience the splendor of the great outdoors, regardless of budget and income.
by The Frugal Tourist | Sep 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USA, Walking TourSan Francisco’s stunning geography has certainly attracted an artistically-inclined populace. Aside from its majestic attractions, it is also speckled with incredible street art, particularly in its famous Mission District. There are hundreds of amazing murals scattered all over SF but the “Mission” is hands down the epicenter of this kaleidoscopic movement. This tour aims to connect some of the most sublime and well-known neighborhood masterpieces in the Mission. Let’s go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Sep 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USA, Walking TourSan Francisco, arguably the most beautiful city in the United States, is divinely formed by nature to be a gift to walkers and hikers. As my first ever stairways post in the blog, this particular walk is dear to my heart as it is one of my favorites. This walk is filled with spellbinding vistas, remarkable neighborhoods, glorious stairways, and Coit Tower perched atop one of SF’s striking hills - Telegraph Hill. Let’s go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Mar 6, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USATwin Peaks, one of SF’s most iconic tourist attractions, is a must-see on your first trip to this stunning city by the bay. In this blog post, I will map out a walking tour itinerary that is guaranteed to get your heart pumping to its limit. Prepare to tackle numerous stairs along the way and summit two of SF's most popular hills. Let's go!
by The Frugal Tourist | Feb 5, 2021 | North America, San Francisco, USASan Francisco is well-known for its dramatic geographical location and its extensive list of alluring attractions. Unbeknownst to many, San Francisco is also a treasure trove of stellar street art. Mesmerizing murals are strewn all over town, just waiting to be uncovered by many a curious traveler. In this blog post, I will list out my personal choice of the best murals that can be found in San Francisco's famous Mission District.
by The Frugal Tourist | Jun 21, 2020 | North America, San Francisco, USA, Walking TourLands End is the ultimate urban hike in San Francisco and one of the best hikes I have ever done in any huge metropolitan city I have visited around the globe. Only have time for one hike while in San Francisco? This is IT. This trail seems to have it all. Fascinating history, astonishing ruins, splendid Golden Gate Bridge views, and the opportunity to touch the mighty Pacific Ocean. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Let’s put our walking shoes on and start hiking!