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.

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Reviewed by anitaPRC
on September 17, 2012
Great surf, stunning vistas from the hill tops and cliffs. A majority of the landscape is undeveloped, with even some untouched beaches -- and only minutes from San Francisco,
Reviewed by alpsendil
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful views, beaches, and trails.
Reviewed by arees13
on September 17, 2012
I love Pacifica for its beautiful beaches and rolling hills. The sunsets are always spectacular!
Reviewed by hc95630
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is a wonderfully eclectic coastal town of approximately 40,000 people which neighbors San Francisco. The beaches, hiking trails and scenic views are worth a visit alone. There are also many worthwhile attractions including the Sanchez Adobe History Museum, the Sanchez Art Center, the Sharp Park Golf Course, Sam's Castle, and many more. Don't forget to stop at A Grape in the Fog to relax with a glass of wine, or visit Nick's Restaurant to enjoy their sensational crab sandwich while listening to music and watching the sunset. Pacifica is a lovely city not to be missed.
Reviewed by keervin
on September 17, 2012
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