The Outer Sunset

The Outer Sunset, San Francisco, California (B)

Living in the north east side of San Francisco, I don't get out to the Sunset district very often as it's on the completely opposite side of the city. It's fun to explore the different neighborhoods within the 7x7 boundaries though, as they are all so unique and charming in very different ways. Joe and I recently wandered out to the outer sunset for an afternoon and evening and had a blast. Continue reading for a glimpse into our day and some ideas to do when you're being a tourist in your own city. Make sure you make it to the bottom for one of my new favorite restaurant reviews!

The tiled steps on 16th Avenue are one of the city's hidden gems. I've been here a few times, and each time I'm always overwhelmed by the amount of detail that went into the creation. It's a great thing to see and is a free activity, but one that isn't overcrowded with tourists. You'll likely see a few other groups of people on the stairway, taking pictures and taking in the amazing view of the sunset and ocean from the top, but will definitely have enough space to take your own photos and soak in the beauty on your own.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Outer Sunset
Guide Location: USA » San Francisco
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Megan Peters
Read it on Author's Website:!the-outer-sunset/c21kp/566cea0e0cf2beecdd855ae6
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Mosaic Stairway
  • Grand View Park
  • Ocean Beach
  • The General Store
  • Outerlands

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