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.

Beautiful views, epic mountain biking and amazing beaches
Reviewed by Fronjdj10
on September 17, 2012
Save for the families who have lived here for generations (who can blame this), Pacifica is a hidden gem. There is not a central part of town, rather each neighborhood has its own characteristic beach, overlook and personality. Come for the surf, stay for the mountain biking, the walking paths, and the people!
Reviewed by jodes
on September 17, 2012
Very cool vibes, spectacular views, nice people, interesting food. Couldn't get much better thant his.
Reviewed by maureenphelan
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is so close to San Francisco, but with so much open and accessible land. The view from my house overlooks the golf course to the ocean. I can walk to the beach in a few minutes, where I can choose between going to the fishing pier or along the beach to Mori Point. Atop the Point, looking south, I see a rugged coastline and nearly no signs of suburbia.
Reviewed by PKremer
on September 17, 2012
breathtaking views mountains and sea...
Reviewed by wjhudston
on September 17, 2012
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