We always get the question, "What's the best area to stay in when visiting San Francisco?" Our answer: everywhere. However, depending on what kind of trip you are making and who is coming along, there may be neighborhoods that align better with your plans. This is our attempt to answer in a unique way that burning question we get all too often. We've distilled the answers down to experiences; you'll find a different one in each part of the city.
Fireworks, picnics in the park, hot dogs on the grill — well, OK, maybe a veggie burger, or two, but San Francisco will be right in step with the rest of the U.S. for the Fourth of July despite her reputation for being a bit of a maverick.
What makes America great? As everyone from Supreme Court justices to talk show hosts weigh in on this question, artists and activists, pundits and poets throughout San Francisco have something to say, too, as many draw parallels to historic events.