Local handicrafts and artisanal items to pick up on your trip
Anchor Steam Beer
Brewed in San Francisco since 1896; for sale at brewery at 1701 Mariposa Street and throughout Bay Area. Factory tours.
Arion Press Limited Edition, Hand-Printed Books
Illustrated letterpress editions of classics from printing press in the Presidio. Buy directly from press at 1802 Hays Street. Tours of production facilities.
Bay Area Chocolates
Local chocolatiers include Ghirardelli, Joseph Schmidt, Michael Recchuiti, XOX Truffles, and Scharffen Berger, which offers tours of its Berkeley factory.
Cable Car Bells
Replicas of signal bells used on San Francisco's cable cars. Purchase at city's Cable Car Museum at 1201 Mason Street.
Handcrafted tableware made in Sausalito factory since 1948; for sale at factory store or at Heath retailers in San Francisco. Factory tours.
Napa Valley and Sonoma Wines
World-famous wines produced just north of San Francisco. Purchase directly from wineries or at wine shops throughout the city. Some wineries offer tours.
2014 Traveler Photo Contest
Submit your best shots for a chance to be featured in our weekly galleries and to win a grand prize trip for two to Alaska.