13th Edition Aug 2022
Release delays: This title is expected on September 27 in the Americas regions only. It will be available everywhere else August 1.
Lonely Planet’s San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch a ferry to Alcatraz, wander in the Castro, and admire the Mission murals; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Francisco and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s San Francisco Travel Guide:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after
2020’s COVID-19 outbreak
NEW top experiences feature - a visually inspiring collection of San Francisco’s best experiences and where to have them
What's NEW feature taps into cultural trends and helps you find fresh ideas and cool new areas
NEW pull-out, passport-size 'Just Landed' card with wi-fi, ATM and transport info - all you need for a smooth journey from airport to hotel
Planning tools for family travelers - where to go, how to save money, plus fun stuff just for kids
Color maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
Over 40 maps
Covers The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Piers, Downtown, Civic Center, SoMa, North Beach, Chinatown, Nob Hill, Russian Hill, Japantown, Fillmore, Pacific Heights, The Mission, Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, the Castro, The Haight, Hayes Valley, Golden Gate Park, the Avenues
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These are our most comprehensive, in-depth city guides, designed for visits lasting from a couple of days up to one week or more. Packed with extensive coverage, reviews, well-kept secrets, hidden gems and much more, they’re invaluable before and during your trip.
- Information-rich to ensure you get the most from your time away
- Organised by neighbourhood with detailed listings on everything
- from top sights and activities to shopping, nightlife and accommodation
- Includes an A-Z Survival Guide and extensive pre-planning sections
- Full colour, pull-out detailed city map plus colour maps throughout