December 10th, 2013 | By | 845 Comments

Wish We Were Here: San Francisco, Part II A Mini Travel + Style Guide with Guest Blogger Leah.

For the second part of our San Francisco adventure (see Part I Here) we visited our family who has a cute little house in the Bernal Heights area. This urban village is set back from the city and is built on rolling hills, so there are amazing views of the city everywhere you look. My favorite thing about this fun area is that everyone bikes around town and there are several fruit stands, coffee houses, and bookstores lining the streets. After our time with the family we made our way over to the Golden Gate Bridge – such a tourist thing to do, but you gotta take a least one photo by the bridge and it is always a great way to end a mini vacation to this lovely city.

Here are some tips when you are traveling a little outside the city:

Best touristy thing to do:
Drive over to the Golden Gate and take the exit that allows you to park by the lookout points. There are a few different lookouts and all of them have killer views of the city, bridge, and the boats passing by- I wanted to stay there all day and take pictures.

Best getup:
I wore this graphic crop top, printed skinny jeans, a military jacket, moccasins, and a feather hat. It was definitely colder than usual, so I needed a jacket that would keep me warm, but still look cute. These moccasins are literally the greatest shoes and are so comfortable… I felt like I was wearing slippers all day.

Where to shop:
Haight-Ashbury is a town that has been run by hippies since the summer of 1967 (summer of love). The streets are filled with organic food shops, thrift stores, and everywhere you look there are colorful signs and pieces of artwork. The thrift stores here were amazing and I was able to stock up on some kimonos, graphic tees, and more moccasins. If you want one-of-kind clothes for cheap this is the spot to visit.

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