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SAN FRANCISCO proper occupies just 48 hilly square miles at the tip of a slender peninsula along the Northern California coast. Potentially the most liberal major city in the US, and arguably one of the most beautiful places to visit, it remains true to itself: an individualistic place whose residents pride themselves on being the cultured counterparts to their cousins in LA. It’s a surprisingly compact and approachable city, where downtown streets rise on impossible gradients to reveal stunning views of the city, the bay and beyond, and where fog rolls in on a moment’s notice to envelop the city in mist. This is not the California of monotonous blue skies and slothful warmth – the temperature rarely exceeds 80°F and usually hovers in the 60s between May and August, until summer weather finally arrives in autumn’s early weeks.

Potentially the most liberal major city in the US, and arguably one of the most beautiful places to visit, it remains true to itself:

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