San Francisco Day Trip – 2012

In 2012 I was living in San Diego, about to move to Texas with my (now) husband. I had gone home to visit my parents, and like always I requested we go to the city for the day. I grew up in the valley about 1.5 hours northeast of the city and visiting was my favorite thing to do! I remember driving around this day specifically dreaming about living in San Francisco and thinking that it more than likely would never happen. Fast forward 3 years and here I am living in the bay area, just a hop, skip and a jump (or a bridge, or ferry ride) from the city! These photos were taken the day of that trip and still today they inspire me.

Driving across the Golden Gate Bridge

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View of a beautiful building sitting in Cioppino’s restaurant

 

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Delicious bruschetta from Cioppino’s (I highly recommend this place. It is one my family returns to consistently when in the city)

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These stunning, cascading flowers on the most beautiful cream colored home

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One of the many TALL buildings

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Every time I go to the city I try to stop by Ghirardelli Square. It is a very touristy place to go, but the atmosphere and beautiful original brick buildings make me happy. Plus I am a HUGE chocoholic and Ghirardelli chocolate is some of the best!

Ghirardelli

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