San Francisco’s Mediterranean climate is mild (the temperature nearly always hovers between 55 – 75 degrees F year-round), but when the fog invades, be prepared for the massive chill down. Most prominent in the summer months, the natural air-conditioning is both loved and hated by locals. Yes, we crave hot, sunny days and warm nights when the rest of the country enjoys them in excess; however, we’ll haughtily brag when we’re frolicking on the city beaches in March or November. Whether the tidal wave of fog is pouring over Twin Peaks or seeping through the soaring suspension cables of the Golden Gate Bridge, one thing can’t be denied – it’s an uncommonly beautiful sight. [Full post]
Golden Gate Bridge SF. (by brooks)
The NG HQ is in SF, and we can honestly report this is exactly what it looks like in real life. <3 the GGB.
Love these panoramic shots from the “local’s only” Bernal Heights park.
“Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Twin Peaks, even our otherwise infamous Alcatraz Island — San Francisco is certainly not lacking in scenic spots. It’s a city of hills, after all, and what better way to see a city than to get above it?
As a native Bay Area-n, I was surprised to find a green corner of the city I’d never been to before: Bernal Heights Park. I say “corner,” but maybe “amphitheater” is the right word; the panoramic views of San Francisco here are unmatched.”