Synopses & Reviews
-- the best to see and do for travellers making short trips to the city
-- attractive and practical maps make short work of the city's famous curves
-- excursions section leads travellers across the Golden Gate or around the bay in a day
-- four wondrous walking tours show visitors how to hang out in the Haight and check out Chinatown
-- laced with tales of hippies and shanghaiers, Beats and immigrants
San Francisco's restaurants, shops and cultural offerings enjoy detailed coverage, as do tempting destinations outside the city, to Yosimite and Carmel. This guidebook embraces the vibrancy of the city.