Pacifica, California

Votes



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.

Pacifica is simply a wonderful beach town. It's very beautiful with friendly people and excellent restaurants and beaches. It's fun to just watch the surfers, and it's just minutes south of San Francisco.
Reviewed by RoadKing777
on September 17, 2012
I moved here from the East Coast 30 years ago and never looked back. Surfing, fishing, hiking, biking Pacifica has it all. So beautiful with sunsets over the Pacific and even the thick fog banks are pretty.
Reviewed by Hughsie
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is a gem of Northern California...a sleepy surfer town with stunning views of the Northern California coastline and a vibrant community some overlook because of the occasional foggy day. Don't be fooled, this wonderful town offers long stretches of beach, good food and is as yet undiscovered by tourists. Come here to enjoy an authentic surfer town with all the amenities but none of the cheap chachkas.
Reviewed by newtond
on September 17, 2012
Pacifica is an absolutely beautiful town, a wonderful community, and a great place to visit.
Reviewed by satrelogan
on September 17, 2012
Beautiful mountains and beaches. Weather is not too cold or hot year round. People are down to earth!
Reviewed by francesromero
on September 17, 2012
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