San Francisco - The Haight & Hayes Valley (PDF Chapter)
This is the Haight & Hayes Valley chapter from Lonely Planet’s San Francisco guidebook.
Hippie idealism lives in the Haight, with street musicians, anarchist comic books and psy-chedelic murals galore. Browse local designs and go gourmet in Hayes Valley, where Zen monks and jazz legends drift down the sidewalks.
- bring back the Summer of Love: wear flowers, make a manifesto, sing folk songs on the corner of Haight and Ashbury Sts
- toast jazz giants between sets in front of Sandow Birk’s tiled music-history mural at SFJAZZ
- admire Victorian mansions that have hosted earthquake refugees and hippie communes, speakeasies and satanic rites in Alamo Square Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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