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Fodor's San Francisco (Fodor's San Francisco)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in San Francisco!

•Updated annually, Fodors San Francisco provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors San Francisco features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in San Francisco.

•Experience San Francisco like a local! Fodors San Francisco includes unique photo-features that impart the citys culture, covering Chinatown history, Cable Car rides, Alcatraz lore, Golden Gate Park activities, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Full-color pullout map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

"Fodor's San Francisco" includes unique photo-features that impart the city's culture, covering Chinatown, Alcatraz lore, Golden Gate Park activities, and much more. Includes full-color, 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:
9781400008520
Subtitle:
With the Wine Country
Author:
Fodors
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Author:
Fodor's
Publisher:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
United States - Pacific - San Francisco
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20091013
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
520
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x .84 in 1.34 lb

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