Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, written by two San Francisco "insiders," includes detailed maps, points of interest, info on bus routes and parking, recommendations for visiting "hidden gems" and must-see museums, plus plenty of tips and stats to help walkers, such as step counts and mile distances, hill steepness rating, weather tips, and more. Along with the 17 well-crafted primary walks, the book also offers fantastic bonus hikes through beaches, parks, stunning oceanside cliffs, and historic neighborhoods.
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About the Author
Carolyn Eidson (pronounced Ed-son) is an award winning filmmaker, comedian and passionate Weight Watcher Leader. As a member of the San Francisco Scooter Girls, she leads rides all over the city.
Table of ContentsIntroduction
How to Use This Book
Bonus: MUNI and Parking Basics
Walk 1: 3 miles; City Hall, Little Saigon, Cathedral Hill, Japantown, Union Square
Walk 2: 2 miles #1 Must See Visitor Walk ; Chinatown, Nob Hill, More Chinatown, North Beach, Coit Tower
Walk 3: 2.8 miles Must See Visitor Walk FLAT; Fisherman’s Wharf, Marina, Palace of Fine Arts
Walk 4: 2 miles Must See Visitor Walk; The Presidio to Golden Gate Bridge
Bonus: Walking: Good for your health, mindand love life
Walk 5: 2.5 miles Gorgeous xx mile walk-back trail; Presidio Cliff Views, Baker Beach, Sea Cliff Homes
Walk 6: 2.5 miles Beautiful visitor walk; Legion of Honor, Sutro Bath, Cliff House, Playland-at-the-Beach
Walk 7: 3.2 miles FLAT; Ocean Beach, Great Highway, SF Zoo
Walk 8: 3.9 miles FLAT; Lake Merced Loop
Bonus: WalkSF: Making SF A Walker’s Paradise
Walk 9: 2.6 miles FLAT; Sunset Boulevard to Golden Gate Park
\Walk 10: 2.7 miles FLAT; Golden Gate Park 1
Walk 11: 2.4 miles Must See Visitor Walk; Golden Gate Park 2 (with xx mile loop through Haight Ashbury)
Walk 12: 2.75 miles; Upper Haight, UCSF, Laguna Honda, Top of Portola
Walk 13: 3.4 miles Beautiful visitor walk; Twin Peaks Meander to Market
Bonus: SF Architecture Guide
Walk 14: 1.8 miles Fantastic 1.6 mile Mission-vibe walk-back; Mission Dolores to Cesar Chavez
Walk 15: 2.2 miles FLAT; The Mission to Dog Patch
Walk 16: 2.3 Beautiful visitor walk FLAT; Dog Patch, Mission Bay, ATT Park, The Embarcadero
Walk 17: 2.4 miles FLAT; Ferry Building, Financial District, South of Market, DONE!
Bonus: 49 Mile Driving Directions. Full and Shorter “Highlights” Route
San Francisco’s famous citywide scenic driving route has been reinvented for a new generation as a green, healthy walking adventure. This turn-by-turn guide takes visitors and natives alike on 17 different up-close walking tours, passing by and through the city’s major sights, fascinating neighborhoods, and breathtaking vistas.