Interactive Map of 11 Best Beaches in the Bay Area

Yes, it’s beach time – at least according to the balmy, getting pretty warm and clear weather we’re having nowadays. So, you live in San Francisco, and you’re wondering what are the best coast beaches to take a blanket, high SPF sunscreen, umbrella and brunch or lunch cooler to? Well, the folks at sf.curbed.com have anticipated your wonderings on beach wandering, and produced an online interactive map of 11 beaches close by for you (see the link below).

This beachy interactive map gives you a text blurb on the beach, a snapshot and an icon on the CA Bay Area coast map of where the beach is (and you can see on the map the other icons of beach choices).

#1 is Stinson Beach, of course, a fav of the local beach goers that’s 35 minutes north. Get there plenty early so you get a parking lot spot.

#3 is Marshall’s Beach which is clothing optional (so maybe not for the whole family), and is just north of Baker Beach, but with less people.

#6 is Fort Funston Beach which is renowned for walking, and is reached by a short hike down 200-foot high sandy bluffs, and dogs are woof welcome.

Click here to see the map