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15 Of The Best Beaches In and Around San Francisco

Yes, we know you could just find your way to Highway 1 and do your own beach-hopping, but we’re happy to help you along here with our roundup of 15 of the best beaches in and around San Francisco. Remember to bring your swimsuit, actually probably a wetsuit, or maybe just a coat (especially in the summer).

Ahhh, life’s a beach, or at least it should be. What other beaches in and around San Francisco do you love?

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (