Lonely Planet San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Road Trips (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Alison Bing

Lonely Planet: The world's top trip advisor publisher

Whether exploring your individual yard or someplace new, notice the liberty of the open highway with Lonely Planet San Francisco Bay region & Wine nation street Trips. that includes 4 striking street journeys, plus updated suggestion at the locations you are going to stopover at alongside the best way, discover San Francisco, Napa Valley and Sonoma County, all along with your depended on shuttle spouse. leap within the motor vehicle, take place the tunes, and hit the line!

Inside Lonely Planet San Francisco Bay sector & Wine state highway Trips:

  • Lavish colour and lovely photography throughout
  • Itineraries and making plans advice to choose the best adapted routes in your wishes and pursuits
  • Get round easily - easy-to-read, full-color course maps, exact instructions
  • Insider tips to get round like a neighborhood, keep away from difficulty spots and be secure at the street - neighborhood using ideas, parking, toll roads
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobile numbers, web pages, costs
  • Honest studies for all budgets - consuming, dozing, sight-seeing, hidden gemstones that almost all guidebooks pass over
  • Useful features - together with Stretch Your Legs, Detours, hyperlink Your journey
  • Covers San Francisco, San Francisco Bay zone, Marin County, Napa Valley, Sonoma County, Russian River, Bohemian road and extra

The excellent selection: Lonely Planet San Francisco Bay region & Wine kingdom highway Trips is ideal for exploring the San Francisco Bay region within the vintage American method - via street journey!

  • Looking for a advisor concerned about San Francisco? try out Lonely Planet San Francisco for a entire examine all of the urban has to provide, Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich advisor to the city's preferred points of interest, or Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused at the can't-miss points of interest for a fast journey.
  • Looking for extra broad insurance? Lonely Planet California, our so much complete consultant to the sector, is ideal for exploring either most sensible points of interest and lesser-known gem stones, or try out Discover California, a photo-rich consultant to the region's most well liked sights.

There's extra in shop for You:

  • For extra US road-tripping rules, try out Lonely Planet's Road Trips guides to Route 66 andPacific Coast Highways and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guides to California, New England, Southwest united states, Pacific Northwest, Florida & the South, manhattan & the Mid-Atlantic, and USA.
  • Or begin with our FREE SAMPLER '3 of the USA's top highway journeys' with excerpts from every one Road Trips consultant that can assist you choose which zone to discover first.
  • Also, try out Lonely Planet's Road Trips publications to Chateaux of the Loire Valley, Normandy & D-Day Beaches, and Provence & Southeast France and Lonely Planet's Best Trips guides to Italy, France, and Ireland for a few eu highway journey idea.

Authors: Written and researched by way of Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has develop into the world's prime commute media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic shuttle items, and a committed vacationer neighborhood. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but in addition allows curious tourists to get off crushed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the locations within which they locate themselves.

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Flavorpill (www. flavorpill. com) dwell song, lectures, paintings openings and picture premieres. The daring Italic (www. thebolditalic. com) SF developments, openings and critiques. city Daddy (www. urbandaddy. com) Bars, outlets, eating places and occasions. eight Getting round For Bay region transit recommendations, departures and arrivals, cost 511 or www. 511. org. BART Bay sector swift Transit (www. bart. gov; a method $8. 25) hyperlinks San Francisco foreign Airport (SFO), the venture, downtown and the East Bay. inside of SF, one-way fares begin at $1. seventy five. BICYCLE Bicycling is most secure in Golden Gate Park and alongside the waterfront; leases are on hand. vehicle stay away from riding in San Francisco: highway parking is uncommon and meter readers ruthless. handy downtown parking plenty are at fifth and project Sts, Union Sq, and Sutter and Stockton Sts. day-by-day premiums run $25 to $50. in the event that your automobile is towed for parking violations, retrieve it from Autoreturn (415-865-8200; www. autoreturn. com; 450 seventh St, SoMa; 24hr; 27, 42). Fines run to $73, plus towing and garage ($453. seventy five for the 1st 4 hours). participants of yankee vehicle organization (AAA; 800-222-4357, 415-773-1900; www. aaa. com; one hundred sixty Sutter St; 8:30am-5:30pm Mon-Fri) can name each time for emergency carrier. MUNI MUNI (Municipal Transit supplier; www. sfmuni. com) operates bus, streetcar and cable-car traces. the normal fare for buses or streetcars is $2, and tickets are sturdy for transfers for ninety mins; hold onto your price tag to prevent a $100 effective. The cable-car fare is $6 in step with experience. MUNI Passport (1-/3-/7-days $14/22/28) permits limitless trip on all MUNI delivery, together with cable automobiles; it’s offered at San Francisco customer details heart and plenty of resorts. Key routes comprise: California cable motor vehicle California St among marketplace St and Van Ness Ave F Fisherman’s Wharf to Castro J Downtown to challenge okay, L, M Downtown to Castro N Caltrain to Haight and Ocean seashore Powell-Mason and Powell-Hyde cable automobiles Powell and marketplace Sts to Fisherman’s Wharf T Embarcadero to Caltrain RIDESHARE & TAXI SF-based rideshare businesses together with Uber (www. uber. com) and Lyft (www. lyft. com) supply rides from quite often non-professional drivers at set charges, beginning round $15 for in-city rides. count on quick dispatch and fares charged on your account; sign-up and/or app obtain required. San Francisco taxi fares run $2. seventy five in line with mile, plus 10% tip ($1 minimum); meters commence at $3. 50. SF taxis have their very own app to hail and pay cabs, downloadable at www. flywheel. com. significant cab businesses comprise: DeSoto Cab (415-970-1300; www. desotogo. com) eco-friendly Cab (415-626-4733) Fuel-efficient hybrids; worker-owned collective. Luxor (415-282-4141; www. luxorcab. com) Yellow Cab (415-333-3333; www. yellowcabsf. com) Alcatraz ebook a ferry from Pier 33 and journey 1. five miles around the bay to discover America’s so much infamous former legal. The journey itself is well worth the cash, delivering wonderful perspectives of town skyline. as soon as you’ve landed on the Ferry Dock & Pier 1, you start the 580-yard stroll to the head of the island and criminal; if you’re off form, there’s a twice-hourly tram.

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