San Francisco, California City is the cultural, commercial, and financial centre of Northern California. The consolidated city-county covers an area of about 47.9 square miles (124 km2). San Francisco in the summer! A stunning location where you can explore and enjoy the diverse restaurants, shopping areas, cultures and activities that San Francisco has to offer.
San Francisco has maintained its reputation as a centre of cultural bohemianism. In earlier years it had drawn writers from Mark Twain to Jack London, and it became a centre for the 1950s beat poets and for the Haight-Ashbury hippie counterculture that peaked with the 1967 “Summer of love”