Outdoor enthusiasts, indoor bookworms, and pet lovers rejoice! Bernal Heights’ accessibility extends far beyond its practical commuter conveniences. Warm and inviting, Bernal Heights’ bright Victorian homes, organic markets, and gay and pet-friendly bars and cafes enhance its welcoming atmosphere. Nestled between the peaks of San Francisco’s rolling hills, this casual and approachable neighborhood is a charming residential respite in the City by the Bay.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
A Colorful Community with a Close-Knit Culture
With numerous specialty shops, boutiques, and galleries just steps away, Bernal Heights is an eclectic shopping and foodie destination. Here the vibrant buzz of Mission Street gives way to the stylish calm of Cortland Avenue."
Stellar Views of San Francisco
Beloved by Residents and Blissful for Dogs
Walk to Sandbox Bakery in the morning for pour-over coffee and the best croissants in San Francisco. Then, wander to the top of Bernal Summit for breathtaking views of San Francisco and the Bay."
Bernal Heights' Characteristic Architecture
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Originally trained as an architect, Odessa has shifted her passion to photography of all sorts. She specializes in family, children and newborn photography but enjoys pursuing architectural photography as well. She calls San Francisco home with her husband and daughter.
Popular Places to Stay
Modern 2bd/1.5ba Condo w/Balcony By Rebecca
PRIVATE Separate Entrance And Bath By Olivia and Kari
Grand and Cozy 1920's SF Studio By Mike and Nic
Sunny Garden View w/ Private Bath By Jennifer