Shopping in San Francisco
San Francisco Shopping Districts
Use this neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to get a sense of each area's distinct retail flair.
Shopping in Union Square
Shopping in Union Square, San Francisco
Best Eco Shopping in San Francisco
Looking for something organic, recycled, all-natural or sustainable? Chances are you’ll find it at one of these eco boutique
Best Candy Stores in San Francisco
Toffees, brittles, licorice and caramels are just a few of the tantalizing sweets sold at these fabulous candy shops.
San Francisco Shopping Centers
Some of the city's best stores are located within these convenient shopping centers.
Top picks for independent and specialty bookstores
Top Gourmet Chocolate Shops
San Franciscans savor fine chocolate like fine wine. Here's a guide to the city's top artisan chocolate stores.
Best Affordable Gift Shops
Find something for your friends back home without breaking the bank.
City Lights Books: A San Francisco Icon
City Lights Books was the first publisher of paperback books in the United States and launched the literary movement known as the "Beat Generation". This bookstore was the gathering place and headquarters of North Beach's bohemian poets, writers, dreamers and dropouts during the 1960s and it was here that the first counter-cultural movement in...
Bookstores of San Francisco
San Franciscans are known as some of the best read and well educated people in the United States, and when you check out the city's independent neighborhood bookstores you will see why. From used rare poetry to fabulous coffee table art books, San Francisco's bookstores offer up never-ending pleasure for traveling bibliophiles.