Tuesday February 2nd, 2016

Congratulations if you are heading to the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50. While you are likely pretty excited to get to see the Big Game, don’t forget that there are plenty of other things to do in town.

Our friends at Sunset have put together a list of the finest hotels, restaurants and attractions in San Francisco and Silicon Valley for you to hit up when you are not cheering on the Broncos or Panthers on Sunday.

The editors at Sunset recommend the Hotel Zepyhr, The Marker San Francisco and Hotel Vitale for those staying in the City by the Bay, and Hotel Valencia in nearby San Jose as an alternative for those who wish to be closer to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara.

When looking to hit the town, San Jose’s Paper Plane has an enormous cocktail menu with something for everyone, while San Francisco’s Brewcade features two of life’s greatest offerings outside of football, beer and arcade games, all in one convenient location.

While in town be sure to also stop by the SI Experience in San Francisco, which will feature live tapings of SI Now with athletes stopping by for interviews, as well as a quarterback challenge where fans can test their arms and Madden 16 for those of you just looking to work out your thumbs. On Friday night, the SI Experience will also be hosting a can’t-miss party with a performance from Iggy Azalea.

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