Editor Rating: 10-San Francisco would make a great RTW travel destination, but the one negative you'll hear from travelers, especially those who are budget minded, is that it's expensive. There's no way to get around it. Like New York and LA, traveling in San Fran is going to hurt your budget. Because of the natural beauty of the city and its surroundings, there are plenty of free activities, so be sure to check out the indie travel tips below.
Indie Travel Scale
Editor Rating: 6-Despite the high prices, there is just something about San Francisco that screams indie. The diversity, the alternative lifestyles, the beauty and set-up of the city itself, the people - all combine to create a vibe that is uniquely San Francisco.