My Favorite Spots in San Francisco

For the last few weeks I had the chance to borrow a MINI Cooper (I’ve always wanted to drive one ever since the Italian Job movie came out) and it has been so fun to drive! Don’t let the size of the car fool you, it has SO much power. While I had the car on loan, my sister and I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to take it for a drive around San Francisco. On our drive up, we realized neither of us had ever been to Alamo Square (where the iconic Painted Ladies sit/Full House was filmed) so we headed that way!

Alamo Square was such a cute spot. There is a park right in the middle of the square where you can picnic and enjoy the view of the Painted Ladies with a view of the city behind them. It is a popular site to visit so there is definitely a constant stream of tourists that come through for photos. Parking is always difficult in the city, but were were so lucky to snag a great parking spot that was basically made for a MINI Cooper!

For anyone planning a trip to San Francisco for the near future, I put together a list of some of my favorite and most beautiful spots that are a must see:

1. Vista Point

2. Land’s End

3. Baker’s Beach

4. Presidio 

5. Sausalito

6. Alamo Square

7. Palace of Fine Arts

8. Lombard Street

9. Kirby Cove

10. Alcatraz

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  1. Anonymous
    December 29, 2017 / 2:10 pm

    Thanks for places to visit Jess, nice Mini and as always beautiful look , where is the mistletoe 🙂 _Paul

  2. Charmaine Ng | Architecture and Lifestyle Blog
    December 29, 2017 / 3:39 pm

    How I wish I could visit San Francisco one day! It looks so fun, thank you for the recommendations! ❤️❤️Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

  3. Narhee
    December 29, 2017 / 10:03 pm

    That is such a cute car! Thanks for the list of places! I hope to be back in San Francisco one day!Narhee | Made in Mauve

  4. Ana Vieira
    December 30, 2017 / 3:06 am

    Amazing photos!Blog – Maria Rita

  5. Kinga K.
    January 1, 2018 / 12:32 am

    Great pics ♥

  6. Elizabeth
    January 1, 2018 / 4:10 am

    Loving all of these great recommendations! I've only been to San Francisco very briefly a few years ago, and would love to go back for a longer stay! 🙂 <3 Thanks for sharing love, and have a Happy New Year! XO, Elizabeth

  7. Monika Basiaga
    January 3, 2018 / 11:06 pm

    Nice jeans, boots and bag! I like photos too. 🙂

  8. Anna
    January 6, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    you look so nice! love your hair :)

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