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Neighborhoods

Each of San Francisco’s major neighborhoods has its own distinct culture and charm — from shopping around Union Square to dim sum in Chinatown.

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San Francisco is made up of 19 major neighborhoods. How many have you visited?
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The Best Areas to Stay in San Francisco

There's a lot to see and do in San Francisco. Which is why finding a place to stay that aligns with your plans is crucial. Whether you're a foodie, coming in for an event like Pride, or just want to see the sights, we break down the best areas to stay for different types of travelers.

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Accessible Transportation in San Francisco

Learn how to get around San Francisco easily with accessible transportation options.

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Explore San Francisco's Cultural Districts

San Francisco leads the way in preserving the character, community, and history of its neighborhoods. Visit our city's Cultural Districts and be part of an authentic local experience.

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Beyond San Francisco

There is so much more to explore beyond the Bay. From Sausalito to Yosemite, discover the amazing places that lie just outside San Francisco city limits.

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Check out our free San Francisco Traveler visitor's guide and learn how to explore the Bay Area like a local.

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