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:
  • Professional sports teams 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.

  • Leading 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.

  • The principal airport serving San Francisco is San Francisco International Airport.

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

  • 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.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California

By DK Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2016-10-18
Paperback (324 pages)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California
List Price: $21.99*
Lowest New Price: $14.46*
Lowest Used Price: $7.77*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • DK Eyewitness Travel
Product Description:

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California is your in-depth guide to the very best of San Francisco and its surrounding area.

Experience the greatest attractions the region has to offer, from strolling across the Golden Gate Bridge to sunning with sea lions on Pier 39 to discovering the city's hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Plus, check out the best of Northern California with suggested highlights for Mendocino, Napa Valley wine country, national parks, and more.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California.

   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   • Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   • Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   • Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   • Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   • Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   • Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   • Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California truly shows you what others only tell you.

Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to San Francisco, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 San Francisco, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.

Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.

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

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
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: $11.90*
Lowest Used Price: $11.90*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 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.

San Francisco: A Book of Numbers (Hello, World)

By Ashley Evanson

Grosset & Dunlap
Released: 2015-10-20
Board book (14 pages)

San Francisco: A Book of Numbers (Hello, World)
List Price: $6.99*
Lowest New Price: $4.61*
Lowest Used Price: $2.98*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Hello, World is an exciting board book series that pairs early learning concepts with colorful, stylish illustrations of cities around the world. 

From the Golden Gate Bridge to seals to cable cars, there’s no shortage of bright, bold, and interesting things to count in San Francisco. Explore numbers through the best the city has to offer in this gorgeous board book!

California: California Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in California (Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Francisco Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Budget Travel California)

By 101 Coolest Things

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (58 pages)

California: California Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in California (Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Francisco Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Budget Travel California)
List Price: $8.99*
Lowest New Price: $8.99*
Lowest Used Price: $3.18*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Congratulations! You've Found the Ultimate Guide to California Travel!
You are super lucky to be going to California, and this guide will let you know all of the coolest things to do, see, and eat in places like Los Angeles, Malibu, San Francisco, the Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, San Diego, and more.

Why You Need 101 Coolest Things to Do in California
This California guide will give you the lowdown on:

  • the very best things to shove in your pie hole, from the best of LA’s food truck scene through to a 19th century soda fountain
  • incredible festivals, whether you would like to party hard in the desert or you’d prefer to chow down at an annual strawberry festival
  • the coolest historical and cultural sights that you simply cannot afford to miss from world-class museums to Scandinavian style mansions.
  • the most incredible outdoor adventures, whether you want to try out surfing in Malibu, or you want to climb to dramatic mountain peaks in Yosemite National Park.
  • the places where you can party like a local and make new friends
  • and tonnes more coolness besides!
GET Your Copy NOW!

Tags: California Travel Guide, San Francsico Travel Guide, Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Diego Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Travel to California, Backpacking California, Budget Travel California, California Activities, California Accommodation, California Beaches, Napa Valley, Caliofrnia Road Trips, California Restaurants, California Food Trucks, California Wine Country, California Vacations, California Holidays

StreetSmart SF San Francisco Map By VanDam -- Laminated City Street pocket map with all attractions, museums, hotels and Bay Area transit information including BART, MUNI and CALTrain, 2016 Edition

By Stephan Van Dam & Editor

Brand: Vandam
Map (2 pages)

StreetSmart SF San Francisco Map By VanDam -- Laminated City Street pocket map with all attractions, museums, hotels and Bay Area transit information including BART, MUNI and CALTrain, 2016 Edition
List Price: $7.95*
Lowest New Price: $3.94*
Lowest Used Price: $15.25*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • Used Book in Good Condition
Product Description:
VanDam's award-winning San Francisco StreetSmart maps all top attractions, beaches, hotels, major architecture, and shopping - all at an immensely legible super-scale of 1:32,000, complete with 3-D building illustrations. Clear information design allows users to read the map from three feet away and has earned VanDam maps a place in the MoMA Collection.

San Francisco StreetSmart includes a stunning dimensional detail of Downtown San Francisco from North Beach through Fishermans Wharf to the Marina District and Golden Gate. Edition also includes a map of the Bay Area as well as transit map.

Simplicity reigns supreme in information design to make complex cities clear and understandable. Our typography creates character and reveals the true bones of the city. VanDam uses a letter grid to identify locations on maps - no confusing and cluttering K-28 or V-34s - its just the city from A-Z. Our covers map the icons of each city and turn them into collectible graphic art. Each sleek and laminated city map package opens to 24" x 9" and then easily folds down to 4" x 9" to snuggly fit into a shirt pocket or purse. Gain instant San Francisco StreetSmarts and a sexy souvenir to boot!

San Francisco: The Monocle Travel Guide Series

Gestalten
Released: 2018-01-16
Hardcover (148 pages)

San Francisco: The Monocle Travel Guide Series
List Price: $15.00*
Lowest New Price: $11.76*
Not yet published*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Monocle reports from around the globe. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city, they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in The Monocle Travel Guide Series: a line-up of titles that speaks to readers in an informed but informal way about everything from architecture to art, late-night bars to early-morning markets. Designed to be compact and collectible, these books go beyond the traditional tourist beats to make sure visitors get the best out of a city – no matter how short their stay. The guides are also discerning: they will not list a hundred places to eat, but they will focus on what is best for any occasion.

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

By Ann Marie Brown

Moon Travel
Released: 2014-02-18
Paperback (432 pages)

Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area (Moon Outdoors)
List Price: $17.99*
Lowest New Price: $8.06*
Lowest Used Price: $6.99*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


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

Are you at home in the golden hills of Berkeley, or the lush redwood forests of Marin? Explore the paradise just outside your door with Moon 101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area.

Inside you'll find:

  • A Hike for Everyone: Hikes range from short, flat routes suitable for families to daylong, steep treks for more ambitious hikers, with options to extend or shorten the hikes. All hikes are rated for difficulty and marked for features such as dog-friendly or wheelchair accessible
  • Explore the Trails: Highlights like waterfalls, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and wildflowers are noted on each hike
  • Maps and Directions: Explore with easy-to-use maps and point-by-point navigation for each trail, and including driving directions to each trailhead with GPS coordinates and public transit options when available
  • Top Hikes: Lists like "Best Redwood Forests," "Best Short Backpacking Trips," and "Best Bird-Watching" will help you choose where to hike in Napa, Sonoma, Marin, the East Bay, San Francisco, the Peninsula, and the South Bay
  • Trusted Advice: Anne 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, safety, and trail etiquette, background information 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 comprehensive coverage and trusted advice will have you ready to lace up your hiking boots and head out on your next adventure.

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

Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Sara Benson, Celeste Brash & Beth Kohn

Lonely Planet
Paperback (576 pages)

Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $12.76*
Lowest Used Price: $6.99*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • Lonely Planet
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. Take in the culture of San Francisco, get up close and personal with the world's tallest trees, and sip your way through Napa Valley; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of northern California and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Northern California Travel Guide:

  • 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, lifestyle, people, arts, architecture, wildlife, landscape, music, architecture, literature, visual arts, food, wine.
  • More than 70 maps
  • Covers San Francisco, Marin Country & the Bay Area, Napa & Sonoma Wine Country, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park & the Sierra Nevada, the Central Coast and more

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

  • Looking for a guide focused on San Francisco? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions; or 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 region has to offer, or Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, John A Vlahides, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Celeste Brash, Beth Kohn, Tienlon Ho

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.

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

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-08-11
Paperback (480 pages)

Fodor s San Francisco: with the Best of Napa & Sonoma (Full-color Travel Guide)
List Price: $19.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.52*
Lowest Used Price: $1.89*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 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 Fodor's book 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.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· Major sights such as The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, Ferry Building, California Academy of Sciences, and Wine Country
· Coverage of Union Square and Chinatown; Soma and Civic Center; Nob Hill and Russian Hill; North Beach; On the Waterfront; The Marina and the Presidio; The Western Shoreline; Golden Gate Park; The Haight, The Castro, and Noe Valley; Mission District; Pacific Heights and Japantown; The Bay Area; The Wine Country

Planning to visit more of California? Check our Fodor's state-wide travel guide to California and also Fodor's Napa & Sonoma, San Diego, and Los Angeles guides.

Pop-Up San Francisco Map by VanDam - City Street Map of San Francisco, California - Laminated folding pocket size city travel and Transit (BART, MUNI, CalTrain) Pop-Up Map, 2017 Edition

By Stephan Van Dam & Editor

VanDam, Inc.
Map (2 pages)

Pop-Up San Francisco Map by VanDam - City Street Map of San Francisco, California - Laminated folding pocket size city travel and Transit (BART, MUNI, CalTrain) Pop-Up Map, 2017 Edition
List Price: $6.95*
Lowest New Price: $5.28*
Lowest Used Price: $21.50*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 16:36 Pacific 18 Nov 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
VanDam's patented San Francisco Pop-Up maps all of San Francisco's attractions, neighborhoods, museums, hotels, historic sites, and more all at an immensely legible scale complete with 3-D building illustrations. Each map unfolds to 12 times its original size, then refolds automatically when the covers are closed. Size open is 8.5" x 11" per section; 3.75" x 6" closed. Eminently clear information design allows users to read the map from three feet away.

Includes detailed Downtown, SOMA, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, and Bay Area maps and more. Complete street index and BART subway map make navigating the city fun and easy.

Become an instant San Franciscan and get a sexy collectible souvenir of your visit.


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 © 2006-2017, 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.

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.

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.
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.