Look for these in Pacific Beach, Mission Bay, La Jolla and on Coronado Island, home to the historic Hotel del Coronado, a San Diego icon. San Francisco's economy is in a state of perpetual growth. The towns from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo on Hwy 1 and from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles on Hwy 101 are described in this. Its massive in economy, culture, offerings, entertainment and media capital. Home prices in good areas are very pricey, but you generally get a backyard. Census reported that, in 2008, 50.
Los Angeles may be a more car dependent community because the city is spread out nearly 10 times the area of San Francisco. By Amanda Curry · Jun 26, 2016 · Real Estate 6,950 Image courtesy of Google, Although San Francisco and Los Angeles share the same state, they are extremely different in terms of weather and nature, and cost of living. In fact, San Francisco consistently ranks as one of the top. I have one because I work for a Silicon Valley company that doesn't have a commuter shuttle and Caltrain isn't how I want to spend 4—5 hours of my day. Get on the 405 north, then exit to the 101 north. Museum of Art, the Museum of Photographic Arts, the Timken Old Masters , the Mingei folk art and museums of natural history, man, science and aviation. But in 2008, San Diego County voted 54 percent to 44 percent for Obama-Biden over McCain-Palin.
So enjoy having a living room nook while, for the same money, we'll enjoy having a, y'know, living room. Outside of it, the Bay Area is pretty sleepy and suburban. Polk Street also picks up a lot of that same crowd. Get the app Mr Chilly to see what I mean. Both boast year-round sunshine, embrace the laid-back SoCal lifestyle and claim spectacular locales where mountains meet the Pacific Coast.
The Drive Score is a comparable calculation that estimates the total cost of doing a road trip. Yes, Los Angeles has the Disney Concert Hall, which is indeed a thing of beauty. Unlike Los Angeles, San Diego claims a decent number of large resorts and stylish boutique hotels located right on the waterfront. One has Market Street — wait, both have Market streets. One has the Golden Gate Bridge; one has the Coronado Bridge.
One is forever winning popularity contests, but the other is cheaper, has less crime and attracts more than twice as many overnight guests countywide. I was just recently there this past weekend trying to feel the city again. I am a native and perhaps everyone used to be more friendly and nonchalant. The city also has a trolley linking top tourist spots and a seasonal waterfront shuttle that runs along the bay. Head to for wide swathes of golden sand and the funfair pier, or nearby Venice Beach for street artists and an alternative vibe.
Book your trip with Rough Guides Tailor-made travel planned by local experts At Rough Guides, we understand that experienced travellers want to get truly off-the-beaten-track. The opinions expressed here are those of the individual and not those of StreetAdvisor. Just try and find a diverse group of friends that don't all share the same exact passion. In San Diego, hikers enjoy the oceanfront trails at Torrey Pines State Park or the city's highest peak, Cowles Mountain. If you don't want to deal with a car, then there are many more places in the Bay Area where you can choose to live as there is a much better public transit system in place. On the other hand, you may want to focus more on typical maintenance costs and depreciation, which might be closer to 10 cents per mile. The Food I wanted to do a side by side comparison of Michelin starred restaurants in San Francisco 20 , the Bay Area 26 , and Los Angeles.
You drive for an hour and you're in a while different climate and terrain. It is a wonderful city and I recommend it to anyone. If there are multiple travelers, you can enter the sum of everyone's value. Consider both destinations' most notable differences and unique attractions to pick the destination that appeals to you the most. There are empty ex-restaurants all over - people pay rent and just can't afford to eat out as much - places sit empty Sunday thru Wednesday, can't run a business that way. The city and county of San Francisco share boundaries. Art, books, antique stores use to be wonderful in the Bay Area.
One city has Balboa Park — no, check that. You don't need a car in San Francisco, which eliminates insurance and atrocious parking tickets, but also, you can truly get anywhere in the city within 20 minutes. If you're taking time off work because you have to drive an extra day, it might be better to fly even if driving is technically cheaper. Could be a con too cuz everyone here is all about the hoodies. I remember just a few months ago, someone plastered San Francisco with No More Chinese signs everywhere.
Weaving through five lanes of traffic and sitting in traffic for hours just to drive 15 miles to get to the beach, followed by a parking situation to rival basically the road to Woodstock itself. Facebook travel fans as of mid-January: 123,908. You can get a tiny one bedroom for this if you commute an hour each way and pay tolls. The Fly Score is an estimate of how much it would cost you to take a flight, including factors to account for the value of your time getting to the airport, checking in, and waiting for the plane to take off and land. If you disagree with this, you haven't actually lived in either city nor spent significant time in both.