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Other titles in the Lonely Planet Pocket Guide San Francisco series:
San Francisco Encounterby Alison Bing
Synopses & Reviews
What Will Your San Francisco Encounter Be?
...hunting for obscure records, go-go boots and bongs on Haight Street (p164)
...a bayside stroll followed by a fabulous fresh meal at the Ferry Building (p10)
...club-hopping in SoMa and crawling back to the hotel at 6am (p112)
...escaping to Alcatraz under a blanket of fog (p22)
...murals, burritos, vintage clothes and pirate supplies in the Mission (p128)
...scribbling Beat poetry on the walls of Caffe Trieste (p51)
Discover Twice The City In Half The Time...
...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation
...out long-time resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and entertainment
...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of a short trip
...local experts reveal San Francisco's secrets: Craig from Craigslist on his favorite tourist trap to the head buyer of City Lights on essential San Francisco reads
Chicago Tribune, August 5, 2007
"...a complete city guide boiled down to its essences, a sort of text-messaged guidebook with photos and quotes from locals geared to a savvy weekend visitor."
San Francisco Chronicle, July 26, 2007
“...this one gets down to business...it packs witty writing, abundant maps (detailed neighborhood views and a citywide pullout) and informative photos into 288 pocket-sized pages.”
Resident author Bing highlights San Francisco's quirky side as well as must-sees like Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Included is information on walking tours throughout the city and key neighborhoods like Chinatown, Mission, and Castro.
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