San Francisco Metro Area Guide

Home of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge,  San Francisco is a wonderful city located between the pacific coast of California and the San Francisco bay. The weather in San Francisco is generally very mild, with rain in the winter months. Fog is a common occurrence in the summer and that is why San Francisco is nicknamed ‘Fog City.’ If you are looking to rent an apartment in San Francisco, let us help you see clearly through the fog to find your perfect apartment.

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San Francisco has historically been an epicenter of social and cultural movements such as the California Gold Rush, the Summer of Love, the Gay Rights movement and the dot-com boom. The city’s rich history has paved the way for several of their vibrant neighborhoods, such as Chinatown and the mission district, to emerge.

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area is the home of many parks and receives over 13 million visitors a year, making it the most visited park in the U.S. National Park system. Another popular place to visit is The San Francisco Zoo; Koko, the Gorilla that understands and uses sign language, calls this zoo home. Also, San Francisco is the location of the famous island of Alcatraz that has been used for both military and federal prisons but is now a landmark recreation area.

San Francisco is home to two professional sports teams, the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and MLB’s San Francisco Giants. There are several performing arts locations and museums throughout the area like, the War Memorial Opera House where the San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Ballet perform, The Filmore that hosts several musical performances and the de Young Museum.

Along with rich history, parks and sports there are also many beautiful San Francisco apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, San Francisco has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater San Francisco area our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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There are cities in the San Francisco Metro Area. Learn more about what each city has to offer when it comes to tips, restaurants, shopping, demographics, and much more.

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Here is the average rent in the San Francisco Metro area for a Studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, and 3 bedroom apartment.