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.

Good hiking. Great views.
Reviewed by jlmccarthy
on September 17, 2012
Where you can go to the local coffee shops and have conversations with most of the people there and find out what is going on and where to go eat. Everyone is helpful and loves the closeness of the community. Ocean, Mountains, Streams, Ponds, Parks, 15 min from everything in San Francisco yet you can listen to the waves crash on the rocks as you fall asleep.
Reviewed by spootie
on September 17, 2012
Stunning little town with very friendly people!
Reviewed by ghcollins86
on September 17, 2012
coming into Pacifica down highway 1 breath taking... you know your home
Reviewed by Char
on September 17, 2012
Unparalleled views and ocean access, right next to one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Reviewed by PeteShoemaker
on September 17, 2012
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