Beach walk in San Francisco: by car to Bakers Beach
If you are traveling around San Francisco in a hire car, do not expect to find perfect bathing pleasure, lots of sun and hot weather. The dream beaches of San Francisco are, on the other hand, ideal for relaxing walks. One of the most beautiful beaches is Bakers Beach in the South Bay, from which you have a magnificent view of the sea and the Golden Gate Bridge. This beach can be easily reached by car from anywhere in San Francisco.
If you want to explore San Francisco, you should also go to Ocean Beach. Especially in the evening, when the sun slowly sinks into the sea, the atmosphere here is particularly memorable.
Bay to Breaker San Francisco: by car to the event
The Bay to Breaker run takes place in San Francisco in mid-May. The run is a mixture of sporting event and love parade and leads from the Bay of San Francisco to the Pacific coast. At the edge of the route there is live music, and a tradition of onlookers in shrill outfits and unusual dress.
If you are exploring San Francisco in a hire car, you should leave the car close to Alamo Square, one of the most popular meeting places on the route. If you have ambitions to stand on the podium, you should be able to run 12 km in under 35 minutes.
California State Route 1: explore San Francisco and the surrounding area
One of the most beautiful roads in the world is California State Route 1, which links the metropolises of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Past steep cliffs, sandy beaches, palm trees and sea, the route leads to the main seaside resorts on the Pacific coast. The Golden Gate Bridge is also part of California State Route 1. From the San Francisco car rental station you can take the highway to Santa Cruz and the northern part of the route will take you to the Golden Gate Bridge. If you are driving around San Francisco and the surrounding area by car in the summer, you should hire a convertible and pack a picnic basket. On the route there are many opportunities for stopping off to enjoy a brisk swim in the sea.