We rarely get two chances to celebrate the New Year, but, with the new Lunar New Year long weekend offers in San Francisco, you can do just that. Plan ahead for the Feb. 8–March 6, 2019, festivities and check in with a Hilton Hotel participating in the seasonal festivities.
Both Parc 55 San Francisco — a Hilton Hotel and Hilton San Francisco Union Square offer Lunar New Year long weekend specials. Travelers and locals can check in for a long weekend vacation surrounded by a mix of fun excursions and leisure activities, all focused on the Lunar New Year.
Spend the day exploring the city at your own pace and stop in the Asian Art Museum and visit the local shops and various city landmarks, including the must-visit Chinatown neighborhood. A standout from others, San Francisco’s Chinatown is one of the oldest and largest in the country. Stroll through the Dragon’s Gate into a busy city street lined with authentic shops, restaurants, herbalists, bakeries, karaoke bars and the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum.
So, what exactly is the deal? It’s refreshingly simple: Both Parc 55 San Francisco and Hilton San Francisco Union Square’s Lunar New Year Long Weekender offers include the same thing. Guests have easy access to Union Square attractions from the iconic cable cars and downtown shops and eateries. The package is $209 per night, Friday and Saturday, based on double occupancy with a 50 percent discount on the third night, Sunday. The package includes accommodations and discounted tickets to the Asian Art Museum’s “Kimono Refashioned” exhibit, which can be booked through the hotel.
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Welcome to Rhodes, a medieval treasure beautifully preserved throughout the centuries. Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese, an island ideal not only for those who want to relax, but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday! With its bright green hills, rich green valleys and uninterrupted line of golden beaches, Rhodes is truly a blessed place. “The sun island” has more sunshiny days and milder temperatures throughout the year than any other location in Greece. It is, after all, one of the country’s easternmost places and among the first to welcome summer on its impressive beaches. Add in the excellent facilities for tourism, the island’s special blend of cosmopolitan and traditional, and numerous cultural and archaeological sites, the most important being the Medieval (Old) Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and you’ve got the perfect holiday destination. While on Rhodes, don’t miss a daytrip to nearby Sými. An island of sponge divers and seamen, Sými used to have 30,000 inhabitants before the Second World War and was the richest island in the Dodecanese, despite its small size. Today, Sými attracts many visitors thanks to its beautifully preserved Neo-Classical buildings and the famous Archangel Michael monastery at Panormitis.
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