Pacifica, California


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

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


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.

Beautiful beaches and scenic hikes!
Reviewed by Ashwynne
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is a gorgeous town. It has a small town charm, yet a big town feel - - all the convenience you need. You have great hikes, beaches, and gorgeous sunsets. You can enjoy them at mild temps, too!
Reviewed by HTanner
on September 17, 2012
With over 60 percent of the town being Open Space, there is so much to do wherever you look, beaches, hiking trails, mountains, surfing, fishing, biking, marine life, skateboard park, restaurants, I could keep going but I'll let you find out the rest!
Reviewed by beachguy
on September 17, 2012
Small town feel but yet so close to SF for some city life.
Reviewed by beachimom
on September 17, 2012
Great town to raise a family! People are friendly and you know your neighbors.
Reviewed by Tessiejen
on September 17, 2012
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