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Lonely Planet’s San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch a ferry to Alcatraz, wander in the Castro, and admire the Mission murals; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Francisco and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s San Francisco Travel Guide:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after
2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
NEW top experiences feature - a visually inspiring collection of San Francisco’s best experiences and where to have them
What's NEW feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas
NEW pull-out, passport-size 'Just Landed' card with wi-fi, ATM and transport info - all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel
Planning tools for family travelers - where to go, how to save money, plus fun stuff just for kids
Color maps and images throughout
Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
Over 40 maps
Covers The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Piers, Downtown, Civic Center, SoMa, North Beach, Chinatown, Nob Hill, Russian Hill, Japantown, Fillmore, Pacific Heights, The Mission, Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, the Castro, The Haight, Hayes Valley, Golden Gate Park, the Avenues
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s San Francisco, our most comprehensive guide to San Francisco, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.
Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s USA for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.
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