Frommer's San Francisco from $60 a Day: The Ultimate Guide to Comfortable Low-Cost Travel with Map

Frommer's San Francisco from $60 a Day: The Ultimate Guide to Comfortable Low-Cost Travel with Map

by Matthew Poole

Paperback(2ND BK&MAP)



"Clearly the work of knowledgeable locals." —San Francisco Chronicle-Examiner "Written by travel veterans with a nose for comfort…. Accuracy: high." —Details magazine Everything You Need for an Unforgettable—and Affordable—Trip!
  • Great places to stay that you can really afford, from charming Victorian B&Bs and funky retro motels to the best bargains in Union Square—plus terrific deals for families
  • Cheap eats galore, from dim sum in Chinatown to the Mission District's best burritos—plus tips on how to dine in the city's top restaurants without breaking the bank
  • A budget guide to all the sights, with insider tips on what to see and do for free
  • A shopper's guide to affordable vintage wear, cheap CDs, factory-outlet bargains, and more
  • Low-cost nightlife, from affordable supper clubs to all-you-can-eat happy hours—with complete coverage of the gay and lesbian scene
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028630304
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/27/2000
Series: Frommer's Dollar-a-Day Guides Series
Edition description: 2ND BK&MAP
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.11(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

About the Author Matthew R. Poole, a native Californian, has managed to combine three of his stronger passions—writing, photography, and traveling—to his advantage, and as a result has authored and contributed to more than 20 travel guides to California, Las Vegas, Hawaii, and abroad. Before becoming a full-time travel writer/photographer, Matthew worked as an English tutor in Prague, ski instructor in the Swiss Alps, and scuba instructor in Maui. Addicted to a life of chronic freedom, he spends most of his time on the road doing research and avoiding commitments. He currently lives in San Francisco. Matthew also contributes to Frommer's San Francisco, Frommer's California, Frommer's Portable California Wine Country, Frommer's San Francisco Walking Tours, and Frommer's California from $60 a Day guides.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1. The San Francisco Experience.

2. Planning an Affordable Trip to San Francisco.

3. For Foreign Visitors.

4. Getting to Know San Francisco.

5. Accommodations You Can Afford.

6. Great Deals on Dining.

7. Exploring the City.

8. City Strolls.

9. Shopping.

10. San Francisco After Dark.

11. Side Trips from San Francisco.

12. A Side Trip to the Wine Country.

Appendix A: San Francisco in Depth.

1. San Francisco Today.

2. A Look at the Past.

Appendix B: Useful Toll-Free Numbers & Web Sites.


General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

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