San Francisco California

Written by Linda Alexander
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San Francisco, California. Who can resist? This magic city has an energy all its own, bringing millions of tourists each year. It first boomed in the Gold Rush of 1848, and surged again during the 1990s technology explosion. Today, it continues to be one of America's favorite cities. Innovative and resilient, the city and her people have survived major earthquakes and fires and come back stronger than before.

San Francisco California has everything one could want in a vacation or a place to live. It's a bustling metropolis with unique neighborhoods, and is also a quiet coastal town. It is the most ethnically diverse city in the US, offering a variety of ethnic restaurants, cultural events, and neighborhoods, such as Chinatown and Japantown. From San Jose in the "south bay" to Oakland in the "east bay," there are so many activities and attractions that you will never run out of things to see.

The Unique Climate of the San Francisco California Bay Area

Where else can you find a moderate spring climate year round? If you want to cool off in the summer, go to San Francisco. If you're cold, a 10-minute drive outside the city will warm you. San Francisco California is home to world-renowned museums, symphony, ballet, and sports teams and the area around it is chock full of culture as well.

North of the Bay Area you will find California's wine country. You can also visit Muir Woods and experience the awe of giant redwoods. South of San Francisco, you'll find Silicon Valley, the home of the newer "Gold Rush." You can also visit Stanford University and the city of Palo Alto. All in all, San Francisco is an ever changing city that always rewards its visitors with a memorable time.

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