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Things to Know

San Francisco is an incredible city to visit but you could make your experience even better with these 12 top tips from a local.

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Best Neighborhoods

San Francisco has many different neighborhoods. Here are some of the best for eating, drinking and exploring the city's history.

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Day Trips

Taking a day trip from San Francisco opens up a world of classic California experiences. These are our seven favorite day trips in the Bay Area.

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Money and Costs

These money-saving tips can help you explore San Francisco on a budget.

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With notoriously bad traffic, near-impossible parking and streets as steep as ski jumps, ditch the car in San Francisco. Here's how to get around instead.

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Free Things to Do

Get to know San Francisco and its people with this guide to the best free things to do in the city.

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Traveling with Kids

The mild-weathered City by the Bay is a compact place, ranked number seven in the US for parks, with tasty food for even the most finicky eaters and with a…

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