Explore San Francisco : Insight Guides
With dramatic scenic beauty, world-class cuisine, a plethora of cultural attractions, vibrant neighborhoods and liberal locals, San Francisco is an easy city to love. Explore San Francisco is part of a brand-new series and is the ideal pocket companion when discovering this exciting city: a full-color guide containing 14 easy-to-follow routes through the city’s many interesting neighborhoods, from Fisherman’s Wharf to Haight-Ashbury, with excursions to Berkeley and the infamous island of Alcatraz. Insight’s trademark cultural coverage perfectly sets the routes in context, with introductions to San Francisco’s cuisine, shops and its role as a movie location. The best places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route and in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of practical information, including our selection of hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography reveals San Francisco’s unique character.