Why Is The Rent in San Francisco So High? Or is it? 4 Answers to 1 question.

Topping the rent charts nationwide, $3500/month for 1-bedroom unit is as real as is obscene. But where did it go wrong for San Francisco and is it really so bad as it looks? The supply side is pretty straightforward: available housing in San Francisco is scarce. Here’s why: Geographic constraints. Bay Area doesn’t have much land available to build out. San Francisco is a 7-by-7 mile city with sprawling problematic,…

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What Is The Weather In San Francisco In September, What To Wear, And How Weird Is The City’s Climate

The warmest month in the city, September is definitely a good time to visit San Francisco. Just bring your layers. What is the weather like in San Francisco in September? Expect temperatures around high 60s (19-22'C) by day to mid-50s (11-14'C) by night. Pleasant weather, coupled with diminishing crowds (tourists love summer), it's a good time to visit the city. Mind the famous San Francisco fog in early mornings and…

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Know Your Ropes: Best 12 Spots with Swings in San Francisco for Fun and Selfies!

Where are the most exciting swings in San Francisco? These are not the overprotected constructions on city playgrounds with rubber flooring, rather than old-school rope-and-tire tree swings done by enthusiasts on various precious spots. Most of them have the added value of a vista site so get your camera ready! #1. Bernal Heights Park Swing A very popular spot with a very wanted swing that was broken and repaired numerous…

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What Is The Weather In San Francisco In July? 5 Things You Need To Know

Not what you may expect. If you think of California as a sun-soaked, heavily air-conditioned place, arriving in San Francisco you might be in for a surprise so read on. What is the weather like in San Francisco in July? Expect mid-50s – high 60s (12–19'C) temperatures. Although you can certainly get 80s (ca 27'C) at noon Downtown, 'beach weather' tends to be a rarity in SF, so make no…

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Top 5 Most Exciting Slides in San Francisco for children and grown-ups

Slideseeing: The city's steep terrain has to have some advantages besides vistas. 1. Slides in Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park is your go-to place in San Francisco for all things fun and relax - with kids or on a kid-free day. These bumpy concrete slides with shallow chutes are the oldest and well-known in San Francisco. Thing is, the slides in Koret's Children's Quarter in Golden Gate Park are…

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One Year with Free SF Tour!

Happy Birthday Free SF Tour! On October 12 we celebrated our first birthday hooray! On this day last year, we hosted our first tour guest and this is how the magic began. Ever since then, you could catch Filip waiting at 10AM @ Union Square full of energy and enthusiasm, eager to show you the lovely city of San Francisco! Every Day 10AM Rain or Shine! The past year was…

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Rainy day in San Francisco? We got you covered!

It might be cloudy and rainy outside but you shouldn't worry! San Francisco might be amazing when the sun is shining, but a city with such vibes has got you covered when it’s a bit darker outside, too! If you wake up in SF and find out it’s more grayish outside than expected, we got a list of ideas for you! Jane on Larkin 5$ chocolate croissant, 4$ soy latte…

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You need 180,600$ to live OK in San Francisco

San Francisco has topped a list ranking US cities according to how much money people should earn annually to be able to buy a home and “live comfortably.” Perhaps the findings come with little surprise having in mind that in 2015 the San Francisco's median home price exceeded $1,000,000. ONE MILLION! So if you happen to live in your own property in SF right now, you must be a sort…

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The hidden places in SF!

The best of San Francisco is usually left unseen from the tourists. There are many spaces that hide one of the best views of the city. Walking down the financial district and downtown there are around 60 hidden terraces, gardens, rooftops and other public spaces. Join the Free SF Tour and discover the 15th floor rooftop garden with a unique view of San Francisco's Financial District. The city gives to…

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10 travel hacks even the most experienced travelers do not know

If you are going on a trip, there are a number of top travel hacks you might not know about. Use some of these top-notch travel tips that might be unconventional even for some of the most experienced travelers. Here are Free SF Tour's exclusive top 10 travel hacks that can get you further for less: 1. Go to free tours: A free walking tour through Union Square in SF,…

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