San Francisco June 28, 2017
11 Things That Come To Everyone’s Mind When They Think Of San Francisco
There are many things that come up when you think of San Francisco. Keep reading to discover the most compelling things that come to mind when you think of Fog City. This list could have been very long, but we wanted to list the most essential things about the city. Let’s learn more about the fascinating and wonderful things that remind you of San Francisco.
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1. The Golden Gate Bridge
This is obvious. This bridge is one of the most recognizable attractions. The Golden Gate Bridge has been described as the most beautiful and most photographed bridge in the world.
2. The Beauty
Just look at this place. It’s gorgeous. This is a no-brainer because between the iconic attractions, hills, and nature, the city is beyond beautiful!
3. The Fog
The fog here has it's own name (it's Karl, by the way)! In all seriousness, San Francisco's fog is one of the more predictable and defining characteristics of what we like to call "Fog City." And most of all, people love the fog with a passion if they really love San Francisco.
4. Great food
This is a no-brainer. No matter what you may be craving—whether it’s a fat burrito, a vegan cupcake, tasty as sin Indian/Pakistani food, and of course artisinal pastries like Kouign Amann —San Francisco will have it. For a city only 7 by 7 miles, SF has a plethora of choices to eat.
San Francisco’s Chinatown is a unique and dynamic cultural adventure that is truly memorable. Dragon Gate is the only authentic Chinatown Gate in North America. Lastly, this is the oldest Chinatown in the USA too.
6. Cable Cars
Cable cars are another clear connection to the city. Yes, this is an icon of the city and it brings people joy. The cable car system of the city is operated by the San Francisco Municipal Railway. This is the ultimate San Francisco experience!
The intense zeal to be yourself is uniquely San Francisco. You won't feel more comfortable anywhere else. Why? From the Gold Rush to the Summer of Love, San Francisco has always attracted the weirdest and the wildest and most individualistic people, as well as some of the most revolutionary and innovative souls.
8. Summer of Love
In 1967, San Francisco was at that time the most publicized location for the explosion of a social movement. Before the Summer of Love it was the the Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park in January 1967 that popularized hippie culture, leading to the legendary Summer of Love.
9. The San Francisco Giants
The Giants are a big part of San Francisco. Some have even claimed that the Giants are the official sports team of San Francisco, so be sure to catch a game. Thus, the Giants are one of the undeniable reasons why many love Fog City.
10. Mission style Burritos
Mexican food and in particular, Mission aka San Francisco burritos, are popular. A Mission burrito (aka San Francisco burrito) is a type of burrito that first became popular over 40 years ago. The burrito is different from other burritos by its large size and addition of extra rice and other ingredients.
11. San Francisco Pride
The first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California was Harvey Milk in San Francisco. Also, it had the first lesbian-rights organization in the United States. Therefore, many people associate San Francisco with gay rights today.
Do you agree with these things? Let us know. Share this story too. If you’re curious about one of the things mentioned above then check out
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