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.

Views are stunning and the beaches are the best. Biking on the bike trail is incredible.
Reviewed by mvarney
on September 17, 2012
Whether foggy, sunny, rainy or somewhere in between, Pacifica is gorgeous. Between the mountains and the ocean are multiple neighborhoods with their own individual personalities. It is a secret ocean paradise, 15 minutes outside of San Francisco. We have the best of both worlds, quaint small-town beach-life right next to one of the most diverse cities in the world!
Reviewed by mellstevenson
on September 17, 2012
The ocean meets Montara Mt. Hiking trails, beaches and all neighborhoods are separated by open space - The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) Mild weather all year long and lots of sun back in the valleys of the different neighborhoods.
Reviewed by lucylaut
on September 17, 2012
Amazing beauty from the mountains to the spectacular pacific ocean.
Reviewed by Surfergirl65
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful sunsets...... great restaurants - walks in the beach
Reviewed by pattie
on September 17, 2012
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