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RideGuru City Spotlight of the Week:

San Francisco

San Francisco is a popular tourist spot in Northern California where people visit from all over the world to witness the steep rolling hills, cool summers, and famous landmarks. Some of the most popular spots are the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and the formal Alcatraz Penitentiary. The city is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of the northern part of the state. Although not a likely a famous tourist spot, San Francisco is where you will find the headquarters for many technology companies including the infamous rideshare companies Uber and Lyft. If you're looking for a nice city to move, you may want to consider San Francisco as it was rated high in the world livability rankings, and has a per capita average income of over $100,000. 

RideGuru's Top Spot 

golden gate bridge

A trip to San Francisco isn't complete without doing a tour of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is a one-of-a-kind sight to see, but nothing compares to doing a bike or walking tour across the bridge, while of course taking many pictures along the way! Make sure to go on a day that's not too foggy, so you can still witness the awesome view of this stunning landmark.

Top Attractions

Top Places to Eat in San Francisco: Don of The Bimini Twist, Kokkari Estiatorio, Molinari Delicatessen, Sweet Maple, Eight Ann, Seven Hills

Activities: Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Lombard Street, Pier 39

Short Trip Away: San Jose, Mountain View, Palo Alto 

Did You Know?

San Francisco has the second largest Chinatown outside of Asia. 

SF also has the largest and oldest Japantown in the United States. It's also one of only three Japantown's still that remain in the U.S..

The city is built on more than 50 hills.

The Golden Gate Bridge isn't actually red - the official color is called International Orange. 

San Francisco outlawed burials in 1901, and the Presidio and Mission have the city's only remaining cemeteries.