Given its population density and metropolitan ambience, San Francisco fits the "city" description better than any other place in California. Its topography, location (on the tip of a peninsula), and scenery supplies innumerable views to behold (a paradise for amateur and expert photographers). There are many fun neighborhoods, from the chic Marina District to the eclectic Haight to bustling Market Street. As with any city, there are some downsides. Here are a few: lots of transients, driving is a chore, and finding a place to park is a frustrating experience (and can be very expensive).
Things to see (or do): Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Marina District, SBC Park (Giants Baseball), Cliff Ho...Read More