Travel Guide To San Francisco [Travel Video]

Monday, May 5, 2014

In this travel video guide to San Francisco, I travel to San Francisco, California, one of the most scenic cities in the United States, if not the world.

In town for a conference for only four days, only one of which was going to be sunny, I headed out to see as much as I could in a day. I started my day by visiting the Haight-Ashbury district, San Francisco’s most famous neighborhood. Ground zero for the Summer of Love, this neighborhood’s bohemian past is still evident as you walk around the area, though things have changed quite a bit (for example: American Apparel and Whole Foods).

Next, I headed to the Mission District, San Francisco’s “It” neighborhood right now. Home to a large and varied immigrant population, cheap rents have lured many a young and hip individual to the area, evidenced by the artisanal chocolate shops, used book stores and proliferation of coffee shops. There are also a number of great taco shops here. I visit Taqueria Cancun and El Toro to see which I would like best.

Then I hopped on a boat to get a unique view of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, which our boat sailed under, then traveled past Alcatraz Island and Angel Island.

Wrapping things up, I walked through the Presidio for a pilgrimage to Lucasfilm, complete with a Yoda fountain, then hiked one of the Presidio’s many trails to get a great view as the sun set over the bay.

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  • I really liked the style of your video. Very well put together and informative. Judging New York and San Francisco on their Tacos is hardly fair. Both tacos looked good but neither one has Great Tacos and I doubt either would claim to have the best tacos.

    • MattStabile

      This is true, and probably a fruitless effort to compare the two. However, I’m still a fan of the free nacho chips that come with your food in San Francisco.

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