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Being a tourist in San Francisco might prove to be quite difficult. Travelgrove is trying to help you out with a long list of San Francisco Guide Books. We have collected the best Guide Books for San Francisco that contain all the information you as a traveler may need to get around and find the best places. You will learn the do’s and don’ts from real people and you can put all their knowledge into your pocket. Browse and get the guide book you like the most. Enjoy the exploration!


DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California

Author: DK
Price: $21.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California is your in-depth guide to the very best of San Francisco and its surrounding area.Experience the greatest attractions the region has to offer, from strolling across the Golden Gate Bridge to sunning with sea lions on Pier 39 to discovering the city's hottest neighborhoods on walking tours. Plus, check out the best of Northern California with suggested highlights for Mendocino, Napa Valley wine country, national parks, and more.Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California.   ? Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   ? Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
   ? Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
   ? Free, color pull-out map (print edition) marked with sights, a selected sight and street index, public transit map, practical information on getting around, and a distance chart for measuring walking distances.
   ? Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
   ? Area maps marked with sights and restaurants.
   ? Detailed city maps include street finder index for easy navigation.
   ? Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
   ? Suggested day-trips and itineraries to explore beyond the city.
   ? Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: San Francisco & Northern California truly shows you what others only tell you.Recommended: For a pocket guidebook to San Francisco, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 San Francisco, which is packed with dozens of top 10 lists, ensuring you make the most of your time and experience the best of everything.Series Overview: For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent editorial advice, recommendations, and reviews. With guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe available in print and digital formats, DK Eyewitness Travel Guides show travelers how they can discover more.DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photographs, and illustrations of any guide.
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Fodor's San Francisco: with the Best of Napa & Sonoma (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor's San Francisco: with the Best of Napa & Sonoma (Full-color Travel Guide)

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Price: $19.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. 

With its incredible natural beauty, vibrant neighborhoods, and endless energy, San Francisco is one of the most alluring of U.S. cities. This new Fodor's book is a traveler's guide to the best of the best, from how to explore Golden Gate Park and the Mission District's street art, to where to find the city's top museums, boutiques, bars, and restaurants.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what?s off the beaten path
· Major sights such as The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, Ferry Building, California Academy of Sciences, and Wine Country
· Coverage of Union Square and Chinatown; Soma and Civic Center; Nob Hill and Russian Hill; North Beach; On the Waterfront; The Marina and the Presidio; The Western Shoreline; Golden Gate Park; The Haight, The Castro, and Noe Valley; Mission District; Pacific Heights and Japantown; The Bay Area; The Wine Country

Planning to visit more of California? Check our Fodor's state-wide travel guide to California and also Fodor's Napa & Sonoma, San Diego, and Los Angeles guides.
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Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet San Francisco (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, Alison Bing, Sara Benson, John A Vlahides
Price: $21.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet San Francisco is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Loll in Golden Gate Park, stroll across the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, get spooked at Alcatraz, ride a legendary cable car, maneuver down the crookedest street in the world, or take a day trip to wine-soaked Napa Valley; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of San Francisco and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet San Francisco Travel Guide: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, music, art, architecture, literature, cinema, cuisine, wine, and more Free, convenient pull-out San Francisco map (included in print version), plus over 38 color maps Covers Golden Gate Park, Fisherman's Wharf, downtown, North Beach, Chinatown, Nob Hill, the Mission, the Haight, and the Castro, as well as Berkeley, Muir Woods, Sausalito, Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet San Francisco, our most comprehensive guide to San Francisco, , is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for just the highlights of San Francisco? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out our Lonely Planet California guide for a comprehensive look at all the state has to offer, or Lonely Planet Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the state's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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StreetSmart SF San Francisco Map By VanDam -- Laminated City Street pocket map with all attractions, museums, hotels and Bay Area transit information including BART, MUNI and CALTrain, 2016 Edition

StreetSmart SF San Francisco Map By VanDam -- Laminated City Street pocket map with all attractions, museums, hotels and Bay Area transit information including BART, MUNI and CALTrain, 2016 Edition

Author: Stephan Van Dam, Illustrator, Editor
Price: $7.95
Binding: Map
Description: VanDam's award-winning San Francisco StreetSmart maps all top attractions, beaches, hotels, major architecture, and shopping - all at an immensely legible super-scale of 1:32,000, complete with 3-D building illustrations. Clear information design allows users to read the map from three feet away and has earned VanDam maps a place in the MoMA Collection.

San Francisco StreetSmart includes a stunning dimensional detail of Downtown San Francisco from North Beach through Fishermans Wharf to the Marina District and Golden Gate. Edition also includes a map of the Bay Area as well as transit map.

Simplicity reigns supreme in information design to make complex cities clear and understandable. Our typography creates character and reveals the true bones of the city. VanDam uses a letter grid to identify locations on maps - no confusing and cluttering K-28 or V-34s - its just the city from A-Z. Our covers map the icons of each city and turn them into collectible graphic art. Each sleek and laminated city map package opens to 24" x 9" and then easily folds down to 4" x 9" to snuggly fit into a shirt pocket or purse. Gain instant San Francisco StreetSmarts and a sexy souvenir to boot!
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San Francisco Travel: The Top 10 Highlights in San Francisco (Globetrotter Guide Books)

San Francisco Travel: The Top 10 Highlights in San Francisco (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Author: Marc Cook
Binding: Kindle Edition
Description: San Francisco: Be Amazed in America?s Most Beautiful City!Spend some quiet time admiring dazzling art. Indulge your senses at colorful festivals. Discover a new culture. Experience a brand new city. San Francisco lets you do all this - and so much more.One of the nicest things about San Francisco is that, while the city is ?big? in terms of attractions, it is geographically small. As such, it is very easy to see and do a great many things within a short period of time. Here you can explore beautiful historic neighborhoods, intriguing museums and amazing parks.But, don?t let its small size fool you! It is also easy to spend weeks in San Francisco and still not experience everything the city has to offer. So how do you narrow down what's worth your time in this vibrant city that's so full of icons worth seeing? Just refer to this compact book that will give you the most important information about the places you can?t miss while visiting San Francisco.Inside the San Francisco Travel Guide:Golden Gate Bridge & Golden Gate ParkFisherman?s WharfLombard Street & Alamo SquareChinatownCalifornia Academy of SciencesNorth BeachSausalitoHaight-AshburyMission DistrictThe CastroFollow in the footsteps of Mexico?s most famous artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo through Mission District, one of San Francisco dazzling neighborhoods, where you can admire murals by and inspired by Rivera. The amazing frescos are certain to delight you during your walk.San Francisco also has several neighborhoods with great Victorian-style architecture and old-world charm. Starting with the Alamo Square Historic District, tourists who want to experience the beauty of old San Francisco should simply take a stroll past the famous Postcard Row and its ?Painted Ladies?.One of the many things San Francisco is famous for is its Golden Gate Bridge. But, did you know you can visit some of the numerous vantage points that give you spectacular views of the iconic landmark?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you?ll find out which are the most popular Bridge vista points, but also the most interesting parks and museums and what other amazing things you can do while vacationing in San Francisco.Get it now! Get the San Francisco Travel Guide right now and start planning the vacation of a lifetime![more]
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San Francisco Highlights

San Francisco Highlights

Author: Heidi Unruh, Emily Esguerra, MiSoon Burzlaff
Binding: Kindle Edition
Description: San Francisco has been a thriving metropolis and west coast hub since the days of the gold rush. With its natural beauty, unique topography, numerous cultural attractions, and thriving foodie scene, it's no wonder visitors continue to flock to the "city by the bay." This densely populated city is made up of many different neighborhoods and districts, each with it's own unique vibe. Join us, as we explore some of the best the city has to offer![more]
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San Francisco Travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)

San Francisco Travel Guide: An Easy Guide to Exploring the Top Attractions, Food Places, Local Life, and Everything You Need to Know (Traveler Republic)

Author: Traveler Republic
Binding: Kindle Edition
Description: San Francisco, the city by the Bay is known fortheiconic Golden Gate bridge and a laissez-faire attitude.The vibrant city is packed with colorful personalities and fun things to do. With so many mini-cities inside of it you could easily spend years discovering each one. Whether it is Chinatown or Russian Hill. A city that is made of immigrants and a melting pot of cultures there is something here for everyone.While San Francisco is mostly known for the Transamerica pyramid, The Golden Gate Bridge, and its thriving gay scene the city has so much more to offer.Ride the historic cable cars, see how the city has rebuilt itself from the massive 1906 earthquake and how the Gold Rush brought all sorts of people to the city. See the huge number of museums, the huge park, the painted ladies, and the hub of gay culture all in one foodie heaven.The information and tips in this book is will get you everywhere in San Fransisco without being stuck in the busy downtown district. Buy this book and learn why a visit to San Francisco is a great experience for all the family in a city with so much to offer its visitors.

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California: California Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in California (Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Francisco Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Budget Travel California)

California: California Travel Guide: 101 Coolest Things to Do in California (Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Francisco Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Budget Travel California)

Author: 101 Coolest Things
Price: $8.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Congratulations! You've Found the Ultimate Guide to California Travel!
You are super lucky to be going to California, and this guide will let you know all of the coolest things to do, see, and eat in places like Los Angeles, Malibu, San Francisco, the Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, San Diego, and more.

Why You Need 101 Coolest Things to Do in California
This California guide will give you the lowdown on:

the very best things to shove in your pie hole, from the best of LA?s food truck scene through to a 19th century soda fountainincredible festivals, whether you would like to party hard in the desert or you?d prefer to chow down at an annual strawberry festivalthe coolest historical and cultural sights that you simply cannot afford to miss from world-class museums to Scandinavian style mansions.the most incredible outdoor adventures, whether you want to try out surfing in Malibu, or you want to climb to dramatic mountain peaks in Yosemite National Park.the places where you can party like a local and make new friendsand tonnes more coolness besides!GET Your Copy NOW!

Tags: California Travel Guide, San Francsico Travel Guide, Los Angeles Travel Guide, San Diego Travel Guide, Yosemite National Park, Travel to California, Backpacking California, Budget Travel California, California Activities, California Accommodation, California Beaches, Napa Valley, Caliofrnia Road Trips, California Restaurants, California Food Trucks, California Wine Country, California Vacations, California Holidays

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Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Northern California (Travel Guide)

Author: Lonely Planet, John A Vlahides, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Celeste Brash, Tienlon Ho, Beth Kohn
Price: $19.99
Binding: Paperback
Description: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Northern California is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take in the culture of San Francisco, get up close and personal with the world's tallest trees, and sip your way through Napa Valley; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of northern California and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Northern California Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, lifestyle, people, arts, architecture, wildlife, landscape, music, architecture, literature, visual arts, food, wine. More than 70 maps Covers San Francisco, Marin Country & the Bay Area, Napa & Sonoma Wine Country, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite National Park & the Sierra Nevada, the Central Coast and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Northern California, our most comprehensive guide to the region, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on San Francisco? Check out Lonely Planet's San Francisco guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer; Discover San Francisco, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions; or Pocket San Francisco, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's California guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer, or Discover California, a photo-rich guide to the city's most popular attractions. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, John A Vlahides, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Celeste Brash, Beth Kohn, Tienlon Ho About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. [more]
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