Frommer's San Francisco Day-by-Day / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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These attractively priced, four-color guides offer dozens of neighborhood and thematic tours, complete with hundreds of photos and bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Day by Days are the only guides that help travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip.
- Full-color package at an affordable price
- Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions
- Foldout front covers with maps and quick-reference information
- Tear-resistant map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet
- Handy pocket-sized trim
Features: San Francisco Waterfront, The best neighbourhood walks, Romantic San Francisco, and more
- Includes neighborhood tours of Chinatown, Japantown, North Beach, and Russian Hill
- Features day trips to Sausalito, Point Reyes, and the Napa & Sonoma Wine Country
- Specialized tours feature Romantic San Francisco, Hippie Haight, San Francisco Literati, and Golden Gate Park on foot or by bike
About the Author
Noelle Salmi was born in the San Francisco Bay Area and lived there as a young child until moving with her family to South America. She returned to the area as a student at Stanford University, before heading to Columbia University in New York to earn a masters degree in international journalism. She worked at a major daily newspaper and at CNN in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; at Associated Press in Berlin, Germany; and in public relations in both New York City and Seattle, Washington, before moving back to the Bay Area in 2001. Her articles have appeared in numerous US and international publications, including Jornal do Brasil, The West Side Spirit, Emerging Markets, USA Today, and Bay Area Parent. She is the author of Frommer’s San Francisco with Kids, 2nd edition, and lives in San Francisco with her husband Mika and daughters Annika and Natasha.
Table of Contents
15 Favorite Moments.
1 The Best Full Day Tours.
The Best in One Day.
The Best in Two Days.
The Best in Three Days.
2 The Best Special-Interest Tours.
San Francisco Waterfront.
Romantic San Francisco.
San Francisco Literati.
Shop ’til You Drop.
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge.
3 The Best Neighborhood Walks.
Pacific Heights & Cow Hollow.
Civic Center & Hayes Valley.
Russian Hill & North Beach.
The Mission & the Castro.
4 The Best Shopping.
Shopping: East of Van Ness Ave.
Shopping: West of Van Ness Ave.
Shopping A to Z.
5 Great Outdoors.
The Golden Gate Promenade.
Golden Gate Park.
6 The Best Dining.
Dining Best Bets.
The Mission & Environs Dining.
San Francisco Dining.
Union Square & Environs Dining.
North Beach Dining.
San Francisco Dining A to Z.
Richmond & Sunset Dining.
7 The Best Nightlife.
Nightlife Best Bets.
Nightlife: East of Van Ness Ave.
Nightlife: West of Van Ness Ave.
Nightlife A to Z.
8 The Best Arts & Entertainment.
Arts & Entertainment Best Bets.
San Francisco A & E.
Union Square & Environs A & E.
Arts & Entertainment A to Z.
9 The Best Lodging.
Lodging Best Bets.
Union Square & Nob Hill Lodging.
San Francisco Lodging.
Hotels A to Z.
10 The Best Day Trips & Excursions.
Point Reyes National Seashore.
A Wine Country Detour.
The Savvy Traveler.
Before You Go.
San Francisco: A Brief History.
A Quick Guide to Wine Varietals.
Toll-Free Numbers and Websites.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I loved this book. It was a great puchase. It had all the info and tour contact info I needed. It was a little expensive but worth it. I will definately buy one for my next destination.