The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is underway in San Francisco
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By Adam Erace
September 30, 2015

We asked Jose Lopez, the chief concierge of the Palace Hotel, to plan a single, spectacular day in San Francisco…

More: See Fortune’s interactive guide to San Francisco here: A Concierge’s Black Book — San Francisco

1. Helicopter tour of the city

I would arrange for a carriage to take guests to the Embarcadero, where they would board a private charter boat to sail under the Golden Gate and Bay bridges on their way to the peninsula. Once docked, they’d take a scenic helicopter tour of the city before flying to Napa Valley to visit the finest California wineries.

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2. Visit to California wineries in Napa Valley

Tranqui Napa Valley scene backlit by warm sunlight

Tranqui Napa Valley scene backlit by warm sunlightPhotograph by Billy Hustace—Getty Images

3. Lunch at Thomas Keller’s famed French Laundry

At lunchtime a coveted table will await them at Thomas Keller’s famed French Laundry.

The French Laundry restaurant on Washington Street in Yountville, Calif, is pictured onJune 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

The French Laundry restaurant on Washington Street in Yountville, Calif.Photograph by Jon Elswick—AP

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4. Shopping at Gump’s luxury store

After returning to the city they would be driven to Gump’s, an only-in-San Francisco luxury store, where they could shop for the perfect keepsake, followed by a stroll along Market Street, then a stop at Meyerovich Gallery for a private tour of works by artists such as Picasso, Monet, and Matisse.

Gump's department store, San Francisco

Gump’s department store, San FranciscoFeather Factor

5. Private supper at the Palace Hotel

Back at the hotel, our guests would indulge in an in-room massage, with cocktails and a late supper in a private dining room.

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Visit fortune.com/blackbook for more travel guides and insider tips.

A version of this post appears in the October 1, 2015 issue of Fortune as a sidebar to the article “Black Book: See San Francisco in a Day.”

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