Living in San Francisco

San Francisco, one of the premier tourist destinations in the world, offers everything that any major cosmopolitan center can offer. The best in restaurants from every nation, historic landmarks, outstanding universities, state parks, gorgeous beaches and redwood forests. With the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Bay to the east, and rolling hills throughout the city, San Francisco is world renowned for its breathtaking views. The climate remains relatively cool and comfortable with average day temperatures between 55 and 65 degrees F. ( 13-18 degrees Celsius)

General Information on the City


For general information on San Francisco, we recommend you visit the following web sites:

  • San Francisco Visitor Information Center
  • TimeOut San Francisco
  • San Francisco Chronicle (daily newspaper)
  • San Francisco Examiner (daily newspaper)
  • San Francisco Bay Guardian (free weekly paper)
  • SF Weekly (free weekly paper)

Arrival Information

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 14 miles south of San Francisco. The City is reached by car from US 101 or US 280. Shuttle busses, door-to-door vans, rental cars, and long term parking are available 24 hours a day (www.quickaid.com/airports/sfo). Airport pickup from SFO is also available.

Transportation

The following web sites provide information about transportation in the City:

  • MUNI (SF Buses, streetcars, cable cars)
  • BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
  • SamTrans (San Mateo County Buses)
  • CALTrain (Peninsula Train)
  • Golden Gate Transit (Marin County Busses, Ferries)

Live Pictures of the City

For live pictures of the City, please visit:

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