Frommer's San Francisco from $70 a Day

Frommer's San Francisco from $70 a Day

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Frommer’s is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who’ve outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You’ll find a bargain-hunter’s shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go—they’ve done the legwork for you, and they’re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer’s $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of color maps and exact prices for every single expense, so you can accurately plan each day’s budget. Frommer’s knows that affordable travel doesn’t have to mean making sacrifices. It’s about having fu n and getting a great deal!Frommer’s San Francisco from $70 a Day has everything you’ll need plan an affordable but unforgettable vacation in the City by the Bay. Our expert author, Matthew Richard Poole, a longtime resident, has written a highly personal and opinionated guide, full of neighborhood finds and hidden gems. It’s like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best and showing you the real heart of the city. You’ll learn everything from how to get the best airfare to where to find cheap parking.Inside you’ll find a terrific selection of affordable accommodations and great deals on dining, from burritos to dim sum, from spicy Vietnamese to bargain Italian fare in North Beach. We’ll take you shopping for great deals on affordable fashion, CDs, low-cost gifts, and more, and show you how to experience San Francisco’s nightlife without spending a fortune. You’ll get detailed walking tours; accurate neighborhood maps; and side trips to Berkeley, Sausalito, Muir Woods, and Point Reyes. There’s also a detailed chapter on the nearby Wine Country, with the best winery tours and a selection of affordable inns in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 316 pages
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Frommers
  • United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 9780764559501

Table of contents

List of Maps. What's New in San Francisco. 1. The Best of San Francisco. 2. Planning an Affordable Trip to San Francisco. 3. For International Visitors. 4. Getting to Know San Francisco. 5. Accommodations You Can Afford. 6. Great Deals on Dining. 7. Exploring San Francisco. 8. City Strolls. 9. Shopping. 10. San Francisco After Dark. 11. Side Trips from San Francisco. 12. The Wine Country. Appendix: San Francisco in Depth. Index.show more

About Matthew Poole

Matthew Richard Poole, a native Californian, has authored more than two dozen travel guides to California, Hawaii, and abroad. Before becoming a full-time travel writer and photographer, he worked as an English tutor in Prague, ski instructor in the Swiss Alps, and scuba instructor in Maui. Highly allergic to office buildings, he spends most of his time on the road doing research and avoiding commitments. Other guidebooks he authors include Frommer's Los Angeles, Frommer's California, Frommer's Irreverent Guide to San Francisco, and Frommer's Disneyland.show more

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