10 Great Neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area

In the San Francisco Bay Area, home sweet home can range from an urban loft to a refuge in the hills. Discover 10 diverse Bay Area neighborhoods to find the one that's best for you.



For better or worse, this waterfront neighborhood has a reputation as home to the city's yuppies. Cruise its retail corridor along Chestnut and Union Streets and it's sushi bars, high-end baby boutiques and one of the city's three Apple stores. In the early evening, Marina residents don their Lululemon gear and jog to Crissy Field or the Presidio to walk their pure-bred Golden Retrievers along the water.

The Neighbors: Blonde-ponytailed singles, young families, young professionals

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