Pacifica, California

Votes



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.

Love this town...great surf and such a beautiful place.
Reviewed by Golfpro123
on September 17, 2012
Moved to Pacifica 12 years ago, the people are friendly and involved in the town, volunteer orginizations and charities. Every time I come home over Sharp Park Road or down Hwy 1 the ocean view is spectacular and the sunsets are second to none.
Reviewed by dsofia
on September 17, 2012
Gorgeous views of the Pacific, and only minutes from the best big city in the world. Stop by and play the very affordable, Alister MacKenzie-designed golf course at Sharp Park, hit the waves, watch the whales, fish from the pier, and hike or bike the neighboring hills -- all with non-stop gorgeous views.
Reviewed by dmdozier
on September 17, 2012
Lots of open space. Great hiking in the hills and by the ocean. I live 2 blocks from the beach and just love walking with my dogs. There are many friendly people, lots of dog lovers here.
Reviewed by SallyOlson
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica has a breathtaking ocean views and a small town feel, but yet it's only 20 minutes to downtown San Francisco!
Reviewed by moandtwo
on September 17, 2012
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