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.

the beach! the people!
Reviewed by lillysuzanne
on September 17, 2012
Over my lifetime, my average residence in any one place has been less than three years. I moved to Pacifica eight years ago, and I now I cannot imagine ever leaving. Every errand around town is an opportunity to enjoy its peaceful, coastal beauty. Pacifica truly earns its name.
Reviewed by PacificaLover
on September 17, 2012
I like it because I live here. 20 minutes from downtown San Francisco, but seems a world away.
Reviewed by ssinai
on September 17, 2012
Its Terrifica and a great place to be a surfmama.
Reviewed by surfmama
on September 17, 2012
Everywhere you go there is a view to behold in Pacifica. Most of the city area is undeveloped parkland or beaches. From views to heritage trees and mountains to ocean, Pacifica is truly beautiful.
Reviewed by stephanierobbins
on September 17, 2012
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