San Francisco Travel Guide

Photograph by Raymond Gehman, Nat Geo Image Collection
Why It's Worth It

Awash with sun and sea, parks and beaches, history and Karl the Fog (yes, locals have named their most famous weather pattern), this seven-by-seven-mile city flaunts its natural beauty proudly while inviting visitors and locals to dive deeper into its neighborhoods of hilly streets stacked with pastel-hued Victorian houses, Michelin-star and mom-and-pop restaurants, art and music galore, and passionate denizens whose hearts are as big as the Golden Gate Bridge. —Kimberley Lovato

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