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San Francisco


San Francisco
San Francisco is the 4th most populous city in California, and the 14th most populous in the United States. As of 2006, the city had an estimated population of 744,041.

San Francisco is a popular tourist attraction, and is well known for its mix of Victorian and modern architecture, its seafood (especially in the Fisherman's Wharf area), and its large gay and lesbian population. There are many well-known sights in the city, including Alcatraz Island, the cable car system, Chinatown, the Coit Tower, the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street (a street reknowned for its crookedness), the Palace of Fine Arts, and the Transamerica Pyramid. Moreover, thanks to the many movies filmed in the city, such as the Dirty Harry films, Bullitt and The Rock, many of these landmarks are familiar to people the world over, including people who have never been to San Francisco.

There are also many cultural attractions in San Francisco. Opera, classical music and ballet are all well represented in the city, and there are many theaters some of which feature local productions, and others of which feature national touring productions of Broadway theater. Additionally, there are quite a number of museums in the city, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) which contains a wonderful collection including works by Ansel Adams, Marcel Duchamp, Paul Klee and Jackson Pollock, and the Exploratorium which is a science museum housed in the Palace of Fine Arts.

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Kids' Travel Guide - San Francisco: The fun way to discover San Francisco-especially for kids (Kids' Travel Guide Series)

By Kelsey Fox & FlyingKids

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San Francisco travel guide and activity book in one! Enjoy a new family adventure in San Francisco, California.

With “Kids’ Travel Guide – San Francisco” Your kids will become the family tour guide! They enjoy fun facts, challenging tasks, useful tips, coloring pages and exciting quizzes. There will be no boring moments in your San Francisco vacation…

Watch as your kids become little experts about San Francisco: the relevant history, what the city looks like, the transportation system, and many fun and fascinating facts about the city.

Your little tour guide will take you through San Francisco attractions: Be sure to visit the best sites for kids: The famous Golden Gate Bridge, the existing Union Square, magnificent Pier 39 and more amazing streets, and parks—plus all the fun things to do in San Francisco!

From planning and packing to returning home. The San Francisco guide and diary will become a souvenir of your travel that the whole family can treasure for a lifetime. 

You, the parents… All you need to do is to find an available bench and relax. And, of course, enjoy your vacation while you enjoy your active children.

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Lonely Planet Pocket San Francisco (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Pocket 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. Watch fog creep beneath the Golden Gate Bridge, ride a cable car past stately Victorians, or taste the best of California cuisine at the Ferry Building; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of San Francisco and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket San Francisco:

  • 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
  • Free, convenient pull-out San Francisco map (included in print version), plus over 17 color neighborhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighborhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Golden Gate Bridge, The Marina, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown, Downtown, SoMa, Hayes Valley, Civic Center, The Mission, The Haight, Golden Gate Park, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket San Francisco a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of San Francisco's neighborhoods? Check out Lonely Planet San Francisco guide, or Lonely Planet Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich guide to all of the city's most popular attractions.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

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.

Top 10 San Francisco (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

By DK

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2016-10-18
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True to its name, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 San Francisco covers all the city's major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

This newly updated pocket travel guide for San Francisco will lead you straight to the best attractions the city has to offer, from the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman's Wharf to the best food in Chinatown.

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   • Itineraries help you plan your trip.
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   • Comprehensive laminated pull-out map includes color-coded design, public transportation maps, and street indexes.
   • Maps of walking routes show you the best ways to maximize your time.
   • Additional maps marked with sights from the guidebook are shown on inside cover flaps, with selected street index and metro map.

DK's famous full-color photography and museum floor plans, along with just the right amount of coverage of the city's history and culture, provide inspiration as you explore. A free pull-out city map is marked with sights from the guidebook and includes a street index and a metro map.

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 San Francisco.

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.

Frommer's EasyGuide to San Francisco (Easy Guides)

By Erika Lenkert

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A brilliant wit once said that, "to most Americans, even though they have never been there, San Francisco is their favorite town". The existence of that belief is the strongest proof of the glorious vacation experience that awaits the visitor to that "city by the Bay", that "Paris of the West", a "diverse, beautiful and cosmopolitan city" that excites millions of visitors each year. It is truly "the favorite town" of America, and no agrees more than our author. Here is her thoroughly revised 256-page tribute to a massively popular destination.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California

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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.

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   • 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.

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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.

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San Francisco Travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)

By Traveler Republic

Released: 2016-08-14
Kindle Edition (112 pages)

San Francisco Travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)
 
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This is your pass to the most essential and current information on the things to do and not to do along with all the hidden gems in San Francisco. Wander around the Golden Gate Park, experience the historical cable car ride, feel the goose bumps at Alcatraz. Everything at your fingertips.

Ever wondered how to reach the iconic Golden Gate Bridge through a public transport? Well, this book got you covered and it will even bring you to the city places that you have never imagined you can go to in a breeze!

The information and tips presented in this book is from an expert traveler who certainly knows the ins and outs of the city. So, take this unique opportunity to make the most out of your travel to San Francisco.





 
 
 

 
 
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