A Walk in the Outer Richmond

    Outer richmond cropped
    Data
    01 Jun 2015
    Clock 50min      Length1mi
    Rating
    2 ratings
    Share

    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    This walk is the story of one woman's move to the Outer Richmond. It's a story that involves everything from private investigators to scandalous driver’s ed teachers to friendship in unlikely places.

    Sarah Weidman takes you on a journey through her search for a connection to the neighborhood. The adventure begins on 36th Avenue and Balboa by a yoga studio and ends with a hat shop on 26th and Geary. It takes in all of the Outer Richmond's charm and nuance.

    You'll come to feel a part of this community, as Sarah's stories bring the shops and cafes of this unique little neighborhood to life.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Simple Pleasures Cafe, Washington High School, The Golden Gate Park

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    The walk starts outside Purusha Yoga Studio, at 3729 Balboa St, San Francisco, CA 94121.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Simple Pleasures Cafe, Shanghai Dumpling King, Tee Off Bar and Grill, Ernesto's Italian

    Best time to walk:

    During daylight, when all the shops and bars and cafes are open.

    Precautions:

    It's a safe area, but keep an eye on traffic.

Similar Audio Tours in San Francisco

Rick snider
by Rick Snider in San Francisco
16 Dec 2014
Pier 39 sunset

Leaving your heart at Fisherman's Wharf

Distance 2mi
Duration 50min
4 ratings

Stroll along the famous Fisherman's Wharf where we'll enjoy great sightlines of the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. There's shopping, seals, seafood, ships and more, but this is no mere tourist area. Fisherman’s Wharf is not... More»


Volicon
Locicon 1400 The Emb...
Img 1252
by Joseph Amster in San Francisco
23 Feb 2015
Time machine

San Francisco Time Machine: Union Square to Lotta's Fountain

Distance 0.5mi
Duration 20min
4 ratings

This tour takes you from San Francisco's historic Union Square to the Hotel St. Francis, down Maiden Lane, and finishes at Lotta's Fountain. Explore the city with this masterful storyteller.


Volicon
Locicon 301 Post Street
Fc

Heroes of the Earthquake

Distance 0mi
Duration 10min
0 ratings

In 1906 San Francisco experienced an earthquake like nothing in living memory. Four days of fires left much of the city in ruins, but thanks to Lt. Frederick Freeman the waterfront was saved.

Explore the Ferry Building and hear the stories of... More»


Volicon
Locicon 351 San Fran...