Off the Beaten Path:
The Beaten Path:
How to Get Around
-Bus to Muir Woods: Catch the seasonal bus from three locations to beautiful Muir Woods!
-Cable Cars - 3 Lines! Very slow going, need exact change.
-Historic Streetcars of Market Street
Lyft and Uber both operate in and around the city.
-Get clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowl at Pier 39 or Boudin's bakery
-Visit Vital Tea Leaf in Chinatown
-Best Irish Pub: The Irish Bank across the street from Chinatown
San Francisco Based Books
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (fiction)
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (fiction)
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende (fiction)
We Never Asked for Wings (and) The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (fiction)
Clemens of The Call: Mark Twain in San Francisco (non-fiction, historical)
Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America by Erika Lee and Judy Yung (non-fiction, historical)
Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston (non-fiction, historical
Good to Know
*Google "San Francisco Events Calendar" for current events
*Take an umbrella and layers of clothes, the weather changes quickly and can be cold.
*California is in a drought; water conservation is important