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Car in San Franciso

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Car in San Franciso

Wife and I will be visiting SF and were wondering if you really need a car to see all the sites.

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1. Re: Car in San Franciso

Hi reddog

Pop over to the San Francisco forum and read the excellent Top Questions about public transit, activities, dining, and more.

Have fun!

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... and the recommendation is no do not have a car. Rent one on your way out of town if you're doing a road trip.

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3. Re: Car in San Franciso

South San Feancisco is a different town than SF and, if fact, they don't share a border.

But the quick answer to your question is NO you don't need a car. And this question is discussed in more detail in the SF Top Questions.

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4. Re: Car in San Franciso

And South City is a different city from SF.

Use MUNI or walk to get around SF

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5. Re: Car in San Franciso

Errrr...you are not planning on staying in South San Francisco, are you? Curious why you posted on this forum.

Just in case, it is not recommended to stay in South San Francisco to visit the city of San Francisco.

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If you're staying in South SF and you're not within walking distance of the South SF Caltrain station, it actually would be useful to have a car so you can drive into SF. Otherwise, you'll have to shuttle back to the airport where you can catch BART. That would be a huge pain.

If you're staying in SF, you won't need a car.

Edited: 20 July 2015, 05:03
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7. Re: Car in San Franciso

You generally don't need a car in SF. For almost any place in the eastern part of the city it is a lot of trouble and expense to park a vehicle. Only a few places in SF are more easily reached with a car like Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Cliff House, and the Great Highway.

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