So a few months ago, after a few beers with our friends, my husband and I decided to purchase concert tickets to see two of our favorite bands play in a city that has been on our top ten must-travel list for way too long: San Francisco. It turned out to be one of the best spur-of-the-moment decisions we’ve ever made! It was wonderful to spend six days and five nights exploring what San Fran had to offer, enjoying much needed one-on-one time, and relaxing with our work e-mails turned OFF!
It’s going to be tough to summarize everything we did, so I’ll let the pictures (and their captions) help with the storytelling. We did lots of walking around almost every district (including a unfortunate wrong turn into a scary area within the first few hours of our arrival), exploring Fisherman’s Wharf, biking the Golden Gate, taking the Alcatraz/Golden Gate ferry, stuffing ourselves with incredible food at too many restaurants and food carts to name, finding Jimi Hendrix’s house near Ashbury and Haight, photographing a seriously crooked street (Lombard Street), walking miles to find the Full House house (Aaron LOVED this, haha), rocking out to the Transplants and Rancid in their home turf, and lots, lots, more! I hope you enjoy the photos!!
FYI…most photos are taken with my camera, but some were taken with my iPhone…I didn’t want to lug my equipment around everyday, unfortunately
A must-do in San Fran…the Irish coffee at The Buena Vista!! You may even be lucky enough for the bartender to show you some magic tricks.
I may be biased, by isn’t he dreamy?
Four Barrel Coffee…best cappuccino ever.
Jimi Hendrix’s house:
Ok, the next photo needs an explanation…we used Airbnb for our last few nights in town (awesome app by the way, we definitely recommend it). HOWEVER, there was a bookcase in our room with a few books…and these two peaked my attention. What?!? It was hard to control my grade school giggles.
Lombard Street…there were so many people lined up taking photos I felt like we were paparazzi.
FULL HOUSE HOUSE!!! Nothing gets me more excited than revisiting my childhood
A staircase in Alamo Square and the famous Painted Ladies:
Garlic ice cream from The Stinking Rose…sounds suspect, but it was one of the best things I’ve ever eaten in my life.
Our bike ride to Sausalito across the Golden Gate:
And last but not least, the sea lions at Pier 39. I don’t know what it was, but I could have stared at them all day! So cute.
Thanks for stopping by!! Make sure you check out Kinzie’s blog for the Life in Color blog circle: http://kinzieferguson.com/2013/09/10/life-in-color-savannah-fashion-night