Codmother Fish & Chips in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city for food, with fantastic restaurants and street vendors on virtually every corner. One recent spot that has been able to carve itself a small little slice of that pie though is the fantastic permanent food truck known as Codmother. When I first heard about it, I was a little weary […]

Alcatraz: Touring San Francisco’s Infamous Island

Alcatraz Island, also known as “The Rock,” was home to some of the countries most notorious prisoners during its tenure as a penitentiary. Now it is an incredibly popular part of the National Parks System that draws thousands of visitors a day and often books out weeks in advance. It was one of those places […]

Coit Tower: San Francisco’s Historic Viewpoint

The 210 foot Coit Tower, which sits in the middle of San Francisco, is a great place to get a bird’s eye view of the city. This memorial was built in 1933 after Lillie Hitchcock donated one-third of her estate to the city to help with its beautification. It has now become one of San […]

Ike’s Place: San Francisco’s Favorite Sandwich Shop

Ike’s Place in San Francisco is one of the most famous spots for food in the entire city. Located right in the heart of the Mission District, two blocks from Mission San Francisco, Ike’s Place truly is worth the long wait that will greet you and rave reviews. Here is all the information so you […]

Lands End Trail: One of the Best Hikes in San Francisco

By far one of the best places in San Francisco for a hike is the beautiful Lands End Trail in the Sutro District of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. There are miles of trails here, and they provide fantastic examples of coastal terrain while also letting you see the Golden Gate Bridge from many different […]

Sutro Baths: One of San Francisco’s Most Unique Spots

One of the most popular spots for sunset in San Francisco is not the Golden Gate Bridge, but the Sutro Baths. These unique ocean fed baths were once a popular area for the public to play while in San Francisco. Today they have been preserved so that you can explore them, but I doubt you […]

Mission San Francisco de Asís: California’s 6th Mission

Mission San Francisco de Asís is the 6th mission established under Father Serra and one of the most visited due to its location in San Francisco. The mission itself was completed in 1791, and it is one of the oldest intact mission, having survived many earthquakes to be still standing today. As far as the […]

Battery Spencer: The Best Viewpoint for the Golden Gate Bridge

If you are looking for the traditional photo you have seen hundreds of times, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the foreground and San Francisco in the background, then look no further then the Battery Spencer overlook on the North side of the bridge. This viewpoint provides a jaw dropping vista of the famous bridge, as […]

San Francisco Guide: Food, Hiking, Hotels & Free Activities

You will never forget the first time you see the Golden Gate Bridge, the way the modern marvel rises across the ocean is a sight to behold. That is just the beginning of the amazing adventure that San Francisco has in store for you though. Whether its exploring the Palace of Fine Arts, eating at […]

The Five Best Places to See & Photograph the Golden Gate Bridge

Thanks to James for this fantastic post, all photos are copyright James Dong. Be sure to leave a comment of your favorite spot and click on the photo to enlarge it. The Golden Gate Bridge has been the subject of countless photos by every kind of photographer who has ever set foot in San Francisco. […]