Pacifica, California

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

3 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

Description

Pacifica, CA hosts parks and beaches with coastal, mountainous views and noteworthy sunsets. Only 20 minutes outside of San Francisco, the city cherishes its smaller town feel so close to the city.

Visitors love Rockaway Beach, the Pacifica Pier, Pedro Point, and Skyline Blvd. It’s also home to Frontierland Park, San Pedro County Park, and Mori Point. Linda Mar State Beach is a favorite destination with adventure-seekers interested in surfing, hiking, and biking.

Each year, Pacifica hosts the Pacific Coast Fog Festival during the last Saturday and Sunday of September. The festival offers a hometown parade, plenty of activities for children, and a variety of local artists, vendors, and performers.

You can explore the town using the free Gold Line Shuttle and stop by the Sanchez Art Center, Coastside Farmer’s Market, or Pacifica Skate Park. Be sure to see Portola’s Statue and capture the hills, mountains, and ocean on film.

Can't beat all of the open space, the fog and the ocean!
Reviewed by Camden
on September 17, 2012
I grew up here and live here still. It is so beautiful. Everyone is family here!
Reviewed by danieled
on September 17, 2012
I moved from San Francisco to Pacifica and couldn't love it more. Close enough to the City for the social stuff, but far enough away for a small town feel. The beach and coastline are stunning year-round.
Reviewed by amyblack
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is beautiful because of the beaches, the weather and all of the open spaces.
Reviewed by averettaylor
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful Town, great for walks on the beaches
Reviewed by sward
on September 17, 2012
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