best San Francisco city guides, resources, and transportation
A comprehensive resource that provides
visitors with information on all San Francisco has to offer. Users
can locate information about accommodations, dining, shopping,
entertainment, attractions, sports, concerts, theater, festivals,
and special events. You can also download this information to
your phone or handheld.
An objective, independent and very honest
guide to visiting San Francisco, including hotel and restaurant
reviews from past visitors and other tips for getting around san
A popular urban guide for San Francisco
Bay Area locals, providing an comprehensive, up-to-the-minute
Event Calendar of arts and entertainment, and interesting editorials
reviewing the city's dining and cultural scene.
The largest travel community in the world,
with more than 5 million unbiased reviews and opinions, covering
220,000+ hotels and attractions.
A popular site that provides up-to-date
and comprehensive information on local restaurants, nightlife,
and retail stores, including ratings and reviews from patrons
See San Francisco
A useful and easy-to-use site for visitors,
covering San Francisco's neighborhoods, sights, cultural attractions,
A trip planning web site that helps you select a vacation destination,
trip type, accommodations, and itinerary.
A helpful comprehensive list of all the
most useful resources, events, tools, and web sites related to
living in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A comprehensive guide to San Francisco's
shopping. Search by area of town or by the item you are
looking for. Also, find entertainment, tours, and food about
San Francisco Card
A comprehensive pass that gives you access
to a diverse selection of San Francisco's top attractions at a
great overall value. For one price, visitors get unlimited
sightseeing with FREE general admission to over 45 attractions,
including the SFMOMA and other museums, Golden Gate Bay Cruise
and other area tours, vineyards and more.
Francisco Convention and Visitor Bureau
The official visitor bureau site for San
Francisco provides helpful calendars of upcoming events, attraction
listings, and a reservation system for hotels, rental cars, dining,
Francisco Shuttle Tours
Offers comprehensive 5-hour shuttle
tours in and around San Francisco. The tours include a wide
variety of major landmarks in San Francisco and include a
dedicated guide throughout the trip. Private and customized
tours are also available.
and urban planning
San Francisco Planning
and Urban Research Association (SPUR)
San Francisco's preeminent public-policy
think tank. Through research, analysis, public education, and
advocacy, SPUR promotes good planning and good government.
The bible of online Bay Area urban
design journals provides coverage and commentary on Northern California
city planning and architecture issues.
and Land Use Coalition
An advocacy organization working
for a sustainable and socially just Bay Area region with healthy,
vibrant, walkable communities that provide all residents with
transportation choices and affordable housing.
An organization that promotes safe
and sustainable walking around San Francisco area, seeking
to improve the city's walking environment through activism and
policy advocacy that educates residents, city agencies, and elected
officials regarding the need for more pedestrian-friendly streets.