There is no place quite like San Francisco in all the world. Both a city and a county in and of itself, "The City" as it's referred to by just about anyone who lives within a 75 mile radius, is 7 miles by 7 miles in size. This 49 square mile area is home to 865,000 residents and is the second most densely populated major city in America. San Francisco is renowned for its chilly summer fog, steep rolling hills, an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and its peninsular location surrounded on three sides by the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay. Famous hallmarks and landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the Cable Cars, the Transamerica Pyramid, Coit Tower, and Chinatown. Always at the top of everyone's list of favorite travel destinations, San Francisco offers a remarkable number of cultural attractions and world famous landmarks set against a background of extraordinary natural beauty.