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.

Pacifica is a great little beach town.
Reviewed by basinpac
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful drive home everyday. Love to see the Ocean at Sunset.
Reviewed by BarbBabe
on September 17, 2012
Never tire of coming home to Pacifica
Reviewed by BalboaO
on September 17, 2012
As Mayor of Pacifica, I want to personally welcome the Rand McNally/USA Today Road Trip to our town. Stop and enjoy the views, hike to the top of Mori Point and see our stunning coast from top to bottom and then let's have those famous crab sandwiches at Nick's Restaurant on the beach in Rockaway. We would be so excited most of the town would probably turn out. We invite everyone to fish from our pier, surf, bike, hike or just watch the sunset. Come and stay the weekend!
Reviewed by MayorNihart
on September 17, 2012
Entering Pacifica from the North allows you to see its beautiful coastline along with the hills and miles of GGNRA property. Hiking the hillsides allows you to get some beautifule views of the Pacific coast.
Reviewed by tasaj
on September 17, 2012
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