San Francisco, California - Tourism and travel information for San Francisco
   
Vacation 2 USA

Travel & Tourism
 Calendars
 Camping
 Cookbooks
 Cycling
 Fishing
 Flights
 Golf
 Guide Books
 Hiking
 History
 Hotels
 Luggage
 Rental Cars
 Skiing
 Top Attractions
 US Flag
 Links

Cities
 Atlanta
 Baltimore
 Boston
 Chicago
 Dallas
 Detroit
 Denver
 Honolulu
 Houston
 Las Vegas
 Los Angeles
 Miami
 New Orleans
 New York
 Orlando
 Philadelphia
 Phoenix
 Pittsburgh
 San Antonio
 San Diego
 San Francisco
 Seattle
 Tampa
 Washington D.C.

Attractions & Resorts
 The Alamo
 Alcatraz
 Broadway Theatre
 Busch Gardens Africa
 Disneyland Resort
 Empire State Building
 Fisherman's Wharf
 Gateway Arch
 Golden Gate Bridge
 Grand Canyon
 Jefferson Memorial
 Kennedy Space Center
 Lincoln Memorial
 Mount Rushmore
 Napa Valley
 Niagara Falls
 Statue of Liberty
 Walt Disney World
 Washington Monument
 White House
 Yellowstone
 Yosemite
 More US Attractions

Destinations
 Alabama
 Alaska
 American Samoa
 Arizona
 Arkansas
 California
 Colorado
 Connecticut
 Delaware
 Florida
 Georgia
 Guam
 Hawaii
 Idaho
 Illinois
 Indiana
 Iowa
 Kansas
 Kentucky
 Louisiana
 Maine
 Maryland
 Massachusetts
 Michigan
 Minnesota
 Mississippi
 Missouri
 Montana
 Nebraska
 Nevada
 New Hampshire
 New Jersey
 New Mexico
 New York
 North Carolina
 North Dakota
 Northern Mariana Islands
 Ohio
 Oklahoma
 Oregon
 Pennsylvania
 Puerto Rico
 Rhode Island
 South Carolina
 South Dakota
 Tennessee
 Texas
 Utah
 Vermont
 Virgin Islands
 Virginia
 Washington
 Washington D.C.
 West Virginia
 Wisconsin
 Wyoming
 
   














































   
Vacation 2 USA   >   California   >   Towns and Cities   >   San Francisco

   
 

San Francisco


San Francisco is the 4th largest city in California. As of 2005, the population was estimated at 739,426.

San Francisco is known for its hilly landscape, its mixture of modern and Victorian architecture, and the its familiar landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the Cable Car System, Chinatown, the Coit Tower, and the Transamerica Pyramid.

San Francisco, California

Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, California Attractions in the San Francisco area include:

San Francisco Facts


Here is some more information about San Francisco:
  • Important education institutions in San Francisco include the University of California, San Francisco ("UCSF") and the University of San Francisco. The University of California, San Francisco ("UCSF") is one of the University of California's ten campuses. The University of San Francisco is a private Catholic University, established in 1855.

  • Professional sports franchises in San Francisco include the American football team, the San Francisco 49ers, the Major League Baseball team, the San Francisco Giants, and the USL-1 soccer team, California Victory.

  • Some of the major companies with their headquarters in San Francisco include Gap, McKesson Corporation and Visa International.

  • The main airport for San Francisco is San Francisco International Airport.

  • San Francisco's many nicknames include ":Baghdad by the Bay":, ":The City":, ":The City by the Bay":, ":The City That Knows How":, ":Everybody's Favorite City":, ":Fog City":, ":Frisco":, ":Golden City":, ":The Golden Gate City":, ":San Fran":, and ":Shaky Town":.

Weather in San Francisco


Here is the seven day weather forecast for San Francisco:

Click for Forecast for San Francisco, California from weatherUSA.net


Related Links


Here are some other websites that may be of interest:

Related Pages


Here are some other pages on this website that may be of interest:

Books About San Francisco


Here are some books about San Francisco:

Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

Fodor's Northern California: with Napa & Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe & the Best Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Paperback (480 pages)

Fodor s Northern California: with Napa & Sonoma, Yosemite, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe & the Best Road Trips (Full-color Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $10.99*
Lowest Used Price: $10.35*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Northern California is filled with rugged redwood forests, pristine stretches of Pacific coastline, and towering mountains. But it also has more than its share of creature comforts, from Napa Valley's wineries and spas to San Francisco's destination restaurants and exclusive boutiques. Packed with in-depth insider information, illustrated cultural features, and spectacular photography, Fodor's Northern California showcases the best the region has to offer.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco and the Bay Area

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2019-04-16
Paperback (272 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco and the Bay Area
List Price: $25.00*
Lowest New Price: $12.46*
Lowest Used Price: $14.34*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring San Francisco and Northern California.

Cycle over Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ferry out to the infamous prison on Alcatraz Island or head out to Napa Wine Country to sample fine wine: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within color-coded chapters. Discover the best of San Francisco and Northern California with this indispensable travel guide.

Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco & Northern California:
- Over 35 color maps, plus a large-scale pull-out map of the city and a transportation map, help you navigate with ease
- Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need
- Comprehensive tours and itineraries of San Francisco and Northern California designed for every interest and budget
- Illustrations and floor plans show in detail Alcatraz Island and prison, San Francisco's famous cable cars, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and more
- Color photographs of the city's notoriously steep streets, pretty shoreline, parks and gardens, plus California's extensive coastline, national parks, vineyards, and more
- Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Presidio, Pacific Heights and the Marina, Fisherman's Wharf and North Beach, Chinatown and Nob Hill, Financial District and Union Square, Civic Center, Haight Ashbury and the Mission, Golden Gate Park and Land's End, and sights beyond the city, plus major parts of Northern California, including Carmel, Mendocino, Napa Wine Country, Lake Tahoe, and Yosemite National Park
- Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the region's history, museums and galleries, architecture, LGBT community, and festivals and events
- Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop, and sightsee, plus transportation, visa, and health information

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide San Francisco & Northern California is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to San Francisco and Northern California.

DK Eyewitness: Silver award winner in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards for Guidebook Series 2018.

"No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one." --The Independent

Planning a city break? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Top 10 San Francisco.

About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your journey. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in more than 120 countries.

Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Alison Bing, Nate Cavalieri, Josephine Quintero & Ashley Harrell

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (576 pages)

Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.59*
Lowest Used Price: $7.23*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Northern California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike subalpine valleys in Yosemite National Park, take in views of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, sample America's best wines in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Northern California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Northern California:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, customs, film, television, music, arts, literature, landscapes, wildlife
  • Over 18 color maps
  • Covers San Francisco, the Bay Area, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Coastal Highway 1, Redding, Gold Country, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, the Sierra Nevada, Sacramento and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Northern California, our most comprehensive guide to Northern California, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet California for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits!

Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

Moon Northern California: With San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite & Lake Tahoe (Travel Guide)

By Elizabeth Linhart Veneman

Moon Travel
Released: 2018-12-18
Paperback (500 pages)

Moon Northern California: With San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma, Yosemite & Lake Tahoe (Travel Guide)
List Price: $21.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.56*
Lowest Used Price: $14.19*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Immerse yourself in NorCal's diverse cities, quaint historic towns, towering forests, and stunning coastline with Moon Northern California. Inside you'll find:
  • Strategic, flexible itineraries from three days in San Francisco to two days in Yosemite, designed for road trippers, outdoor adventurers, culture mavens, foodies, and more
  • How to plan a Northern California road trip, with detailed mileage and driving times for trips to the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, and the Gold Country
  • Unique experiences and can't-miss highlights: Explore a Gold Rush-era ghost town, stroll the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, or crest San Francisco's steep hills on a historic cable car. Visit the Bay Area's world-class museums, learn something new at the Capitol Building in Sacramento, or watch the otters play at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Climb Yosemite's granite peaks, hike among the redwoods in Sequoia and Kings Canyon, ski Tahoe's pristine powdery slopes, or catch a peek of the condors in Big Sur. Sample reds, whites, and rosés in wine country, savor an authentic Mission burrito, or enjoy a romantic dinner of fresh seafood as the sun sets over the Pacific
  • Expert advice from NorCal native Elizabeth Linhart Veneman on where to stay, where to eat, and how get around
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Handy tips for LGBTQ visitors, international travelers, families with children, seniors, and travelers with disabilities
  • Background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, and culture
  • Full coverage of San Francisco and the Bay Area, Wine Country, the North Coast, Shasta and Lassen, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento and Gold Country, Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra, the Central Coast, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon
With Moon Northern California's practical tips and local insight, you can plan your trip your way.

Exploring more of the Golden State? Check out Moon California or Moon California Road Trip. For an epic outdoor adventure, pick up Moon California Camping or Moon Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon.

Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Sara Benson & Ashley Harrell

Lonely Planet
Paperback (320 pages)

Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide)
List Price: $21.99*
Lowest New Price: $2.49*
Lowest Used Price: $1.98*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Be impressed by the brilliance of the Golden Gate Bridge, swing down Balmy Alley for a slice of Mission life and witness some of its oldest murals, or immerse yourself in the fog and fabulousness of the city's hills on a cable-car ride; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Francisco and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's San Francisco Travel Guide:

  • Full-color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, gay pride, cuisine, wine, visual arts, literature, music, architecture
  • Free, convenient pull-out sheet-map city map (included in print version), plus over 30 color maps
  • Covers Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, downtown, North Beach, Chinatown, Nob Hill, the Mission, the Castro, the Haight, Berkeley, Napa and Sonoma Valleys, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet San Francisco, our most comprehensive guide to San Francisco, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights of San Francisco? Check out Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Fodor's San Francisco: with the Best of Napa & Sonoma (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's
Released: 2017-10-10
Paperback (432 pages)

Fodor s San Francisco: with the Best of Napa & Sonoma (Full-color Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.62*
Lowest Used Price: $1.27*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

With its incredible natural beauty, vibrant neighborhoods, and endless energy, San Francisco is one of the most alluring of U.S. cities. This new edition is a traveler's guide to the best of the best, from how to explore Golden Gate Park and the Mission District's street art, to where to find the city's top museums, boutiques, bars, and restaurants.

Fodor's San Francisco includes:

  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: A revised Marin County, Berkeley, and Oakland chapter covers everything hip and happening in this booming Bay Area. Bay Area peninsula towns like Moss Beach and Half Moon Bay give readers even more options for day trips. A revamped Wine Country chapter with new reviews on lush wineries and sumptuous new spas gives travelers reasons to head to Napa and Sonoma.
  • ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Full-color, magazine-style features illuminate the most distinctive aspects of San Francisco, including Chinatown, Alcatraz, the cable cars, the nearby wine country, city architecture, and more.
  • INDISPENSABLE TRIP PLANNING TOOLS: Features on top attractions, free things to do, and what to do with kids make it easy to plan a vacation. Best Bets charts for restaurants and hotels; easy-to-read color neighborhood maps; and tips on how to get around give easy access to the best of San Francisco.
  • DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's San Francisco offers savvy advice and recommendations from seasoned updaters to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife.
  • COVERS: Union Square, Mission District, Castro, Chinatown, North Beach, Nob Hill, Golden Gate Park, Wine Country, and more.
  • Planning on visiting the rest of California? Check out Fodor’s state-wide guide to California, Fodor’s Northern California, Fodor’s Southern California, Fodor’s Napa & Sonoma, and Fodor’s San Diego.

Streetwise San Francisco Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of San Francisco, California (Michelin Streetwise Maps)

By Michelin

Michelin
Map

Streetwise San Francisco Map - Laminated City Center Street Map of San Francisco, California (Michelin Streetwise Maps)
List Price: $6.95*
Lowest New Price: $4.18*
Lowest Used Price: $4.03*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

REVISED NOV 2017

Streetwise San Francisco Map is a laminated city center map of San Francisco, California. The accordion-fold pocket size travel map includes a BART map, MUNI lines, & bus routes.

Scale: 1:30,000

Insets: Chinatown/Union Square, and regional Bay Area.

Dimensions: 4" x 8.5" folded, 8.5" x 28" unfolded

In this "City by the Bay", you can navigate easily to the Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, the famous Lombard Street and Coit Tower. This folded, laminated, indexed, street map of San Francisco, shows streets, parks, and public transportation at a scale of 1:30,000. Legend includes cultural sites, hotels, places of interest, and more. Also provides insets for Chinatown/Union Square and the regional Bay Area.

For a more detailed look at this fabulous city, check out the Michelin Green Guide San Francisco, with its suggested itineraries, calendar of events and star-rated sites and attractions to plan your visit according to your own time and budget. And for a selection of the best restaurants in San Francisco, try the MICHELIN Guide San Francisco. For a driving map and to plan your trip to and from Seattle, use Michelin Pacific Northwest Road and Tourist Map No. 171 or Michelin USA/Canada West Road and Tourist Map No. 585.

Lonely Planet Coastal California (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Sara Benson, Cristian Bonetto, John A Vlahides & Jade Bremner

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (544 pages)

Lonely Planet Coastal California (Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.59*
Lowest Used Price: $4.82*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

#1 best-selling guide to Coastal California*

Lonely Planet Coastal California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get to know the rocky Big Sur coast like the locals do, hug the world’s tallest tree in Redwood National and State Parks, or take a tour of biodynamic vineyards and sample new vintages in the Napa and Sonoma wine country; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Coastal California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Coastal California Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, politics, customs, lifestyle, visual arts, literature, music, architecture, landscapes, wildlife, earthquakes, cuisine, wine
  • Covers San Francisco, Marin County, Bay Area, San Jose, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Coastal Highway 1, Redwood Coast, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Disneyland, Anaheim, San Diego and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Coastal California, our most comprehensive guide to coastal California, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

Looking for a guide focused on San Francisco or Los Angeles? Check out Lonely Planet’s San Francisco guide and Los Angeles, San Diego & Southern California guide for a comprehensive look at all these cities have to offer; or Pocket San Francisco and Pocket Los Angeles, handy-sized guides focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Coastal California. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide California

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-05-15
Paperback (632 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide California
List Price: $30.00*
Lowest New Price: $15.40*
Lowest Used Price: $11.35*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: California will lead you straight to the best attractions California has to offer and provides the insider travel tips you need, whether you're making the most of the nightlife or exploring historic towns and museums.

Fully illustrated, it covers all the major cities and sights, from Los Angeles, southern California, and the national parks to San Francisco and the bay area to California wine country, the north, and more. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: California explores the culture, history, architecture, wildlife, beaches, and scenic walks and drives. You'll find 3-D illustrated cutaways and floor plans of all the must-see sights, as well as street maps and reliable information for getting around. Plus, this guidebook is packed with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops, and nightlife in each area for all budgets.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: California truly shows you this state as no one else can.

Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)

By Ann Marie Brown

Moon Travel
Released: 2018-06-05
Paperback (425 pages)

Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $9.00*
Lowest Used Price: $11.88*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:15 Pacific 22 Oct 2019 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Moon Travel Guides: Your Adventure Starts Here

Whether you're trekking through the wildflowers of the South Bay or the redwood forests of Marin, get a breath of fresh air with Moon 101 Great Hikes San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Flexible Hiking Options: Hikes range from short, flat routes suitable for families to day-long, steep treks for more ambitious hikers, with options to extend or shorten many routes
  • Explore the Trails: All hikes are marked with difficulty ratings, features (such as dog-friendly or wheelchair-accessible) and highlights like waterfalls, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and wildflowers
  • Maps and Directions: Follow easy-to-use maps and point-by-point navigation for each trail, including driving directions to trailheads, GPS coordinates, and public transit options when available
  • Top Hikes: Strategic lists like " Waterfalls," "Short Backpacking Trips," "Peak Vistas," and more will help you choose the right hike for you in Napa, Sonoma, Marin, the East Bay, San Francisco, the Peninsula, and the South Bay
  • Trusted Advice: Ann Marie Brown shares the experience and knowledge she's gained from hiking, biking, and camping in and around the Bay Area more than 150 days a year
  • Tips and Tools: Find essentials like health and safety information, trail etiquette, background on the landscape and history of the trails, and volunteer opportunities so you can help keep the trails as beautiful as you found them
Whether you're a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon's practical tips and comprehensive coverage will have you ready to lace up your boots and hit the trails.

Looking for hikes beyond the Bay? Try Moon Northern California Hiking or Moon California Hiking. Ready for an overnight adventure? Check out Moon Northern California Camping or Moon California Camping.


Your Comments


Please share your comments about San Francisco, California:

   
Click here
 
 

 
 
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.

Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with any particular destinations, resorts, attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.

All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with the facility/resort operator, their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.


Copyright © 2006-2019, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures


In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.

Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.