Access to delicious and abundant produce grown at nearby farms, in addition to cheese, jam, bread, and other mouthwatering products from local and artisan producers, are a huge draw for most Bay Area residents and shouldn’t be missed on your visit to the area.
Located a short walk from the Pacific Coast and being further away from San Francisco’s compact city center made the Sunset much more affordable which drew immigrants from Ireland and China who still give the neighborhood much of it’s flavor. Now often referred to as Inner and Outer Sunset, here are a few reasons to come explore this unique and often ignored San Francisco neighborhood.
San Francisco is a city of full of eye-catching views. No matter where you go, it’s scenic beauty pops out from behind buildings and surprises you when glimpsed through a well-placed window frame.
San Francisco’s Japantown may be small, only comprised of six square blocks within the Western Addition neighborhood, but it’s the largest and oldest Japanese enclave in the United States. What it lacks in size, it makes up for in history.
San Francisco is among the top cities to visit in the US, and it’s relatively small size (seven miles by seven miles) makes it perfectly suited for exploring over the course of a long weekend. But since there’s also so much to do packed into those 47 square miles, that long weekend will probably leave you feeling like you’ve just scratched the surface.
Custom built for art history and architecture enthusiasts, as well as the discriminating tourist who wants to venture beyond the Wharf and Alcatraz, the Art Deco Walking Tour of San Francisco will appeal to anyone interested in the luxe 1920s and 30s history that overwhelms the city’s Financial District.
Situated in the middle of San Francisco Bay with an easy exit halfway across the Bay Bridge, Treasure Island is a sightseeing stop most tourist don’t make. Most locals passing it en route to the East Bay don’t stop either. Originally built as part of a Works Progress Administration project in the 1930s in advance of the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, there’s more to do on this little man-made island than you might expect.
When you think of wine tasting and winery tours, you probably don’t imagine walking into a beautifully appointed tasting room right off a busy city street or with a gorgeous view of the San Francisco skyline, but maybe you should.
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