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Fodor's San Francisco 2011: With the Wine Country (Fodor's San Francisco)

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Publisher Comments:

• Full-color guide • Make your trip to San Francisco unforgettable with 44 maps, illustrated features, and 240 color photos.

• Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences & attractions • Lodging comparison charts • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore the Haight, the Castro, the Mission District, and beyond • Discerning Fodor’s Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more

• “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor’s travelers • Illustrated features on Chinatown, Alcatraz, and Golden Gate Park • Best market shopping, cable-car hopping, and hilltop strolls • Side trips to Napa and Sonoma wineries

• Opinions from destination experts • Fodor’s San Francisco–based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Revised annually to provide the latest information

Synopsis:

This Gold Guide edition is packed with all the insights, tips, and planning tools readers need to guarantee a spectacular trip to San Francisco and the neighboring wine country. Includes a pullout map.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Experience San Francisco ............8

San Francisco Today............10

San Francisco Planner............12

What's Where............14

San Francisco's Top Attractions............18

Local for a Day............21

San Francisco with Kids............22

Top Walking Tours............23

A Beatnik Walk through North Beach............24

Great Itineraries............26

Free and Almost Free............28

Offbeat SF............30

Get Outta Town............31

Festivals and Parades............32

 

Chapter 2: Union Square and Chinatown............37

 

Chapter 3: SoMa and Civic Center............55

 

Chapter 4: Nob Hill and Russian Hill............69

 

Chapter 5: North Beach............85

 

Chapter 6: On the Waterfront............95

 

Chapter 7: The Marina and the Presidio............113

 

Chapter 8: The Western Shoreline............123

 

Chapter 9: Golden Gate Park............131

 

Chapter 10: The Haight, the Castro, and Noe Valle............141

 

Chapter 11: Mission District............155

 

Chapter 12: Pacific Heights and Japantown............165

 

Chapter 13: Where to Eat............179

The Scene............180

Where to Eat Planner............182

Best Bets for San Francisco Dining............184

Union Square, Financial District, and Chinatown............186

SoMa, Civic Center, and Hayes Valley............188

The Waterfront ............190

North Beach, Nob Hill, and Russian Hill............192

The Mission, the Castro, and Noe Valley............194

Pacific Heights, the Marina, and Japantown............196

Haight, Richmond, and Sunset............198

Restaurant Reviews............200

 

Chapter 14: Where to Stay............245

Where to Stay Planner............248

Best Bets for San Francisco Lodging............250

Lodging Reviews ............251

 

Chapter 15: Nightlife and the Arts............285

Nightlife............286

The Arts............311

 

Chapter 16: Sports and the Outdoors............321

 

Chapter 17: Shopping............335

 

Chapter 18: Marin County, Berkeley, and Oakland............373

Welcome to Marin County, Berkeley, and Oakland............374

Marin County, Berkeley, and Oakland Planner............376

Marin County............378

The East Bay............403

 

Chapter 19: The Wine Country............421

Welcome to Wine Country............422

Wine Country Planner............424

The Napa Valley............429

The Sonoma Valley............467

Elsewhere in Sonoma County............483

 

Travel Smart San Francisco............497

Index............509

   

       About Our Writers............520

 

SAN FRANCISCO IN FOCUS

 

Experience San Francisco

Cable Cars............33

 

Union Square and Chinatown

Chinatown............49

 

Nob Hill and Russian Hill

Earthquake City............78

 

On the Waterfront

Alcatraz............107

 

Pacific Heights and Japantown

Eye on Architecture............175

 

The Wine Country

Wine Tasting in Napa & Sonoma............430

 

Maps

A Beatnik Walk Through North Beach............25

Union Square and Chinatown............38

SoMa and Civic Center............56

Nob Hill and Russian Hill............70

North Beach............86

On the Waterfront............96

The Marina and the Presidio............114

The Western Shoreline............124

The Haight, the Castro and Noe Valley............142

Mission District............156

Pacific Heights and Japantown............166

Dining in San Francisco............181

San Francisco Dining and Lodging Atlas............236-243

Nightlife and the Arts in and Around Downtown............290-291

Mission Castro Nightlife............304

Nightlife: Japantown, Pacific Heights, and the Marina............312

Shopping In and Around Downtown............338-339

Union Square Shopping............344

The Mission/Noe Valley Shopping............348

The Castro and the Haight Shopping............364

Japantown, Pacific Heights & Cow Hollow Shopping............369

Marin County............382

Oakland............405

Berkeley............414

Napa Valley............440

Where to Stay and Eat in Napa Valley............442

Sonoma County............470-471

Where to Stay and Eat in the Sonoma County............476-477

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400004744
Subtitle:
with the Wine Country
Author:
Fodors
Author:
Fodor's
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20100928
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
520
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x .84 in 1.34 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » World History » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Travel » General
Travel » North America » United States » California » General
Travel » North America » United States » California » San Francisco

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