Sausalito Insider’s Guide: 1,000+ Pages

Award-winning mystery set in Sausalito, San Francisco and on the Sausalito Ferry

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Love every minute you spend to Sausalito!

I’m passionate about Sausalito, and I love sharing local knowledge. is not a tourist marketing site nor a breathless fan-boy site, but we are the largest and the most-visited Sausalito website in the world. 

My family first appeared in the Sausalito News in 1905. Three generations have been born in this area, traveled all over the world, and always come back to the only place that ever felt like home.

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I’ve lived in three different Sausalito neighborhoods and worked in two others. My friends and I will tell you the real stories of what to expect when you visit Sausalito, including:

* Fun things to do, both for visitors and for residents
* Insider tips to save you time, money and aggravation

* The best places to eat, with locals’ secret favorites
* Sausalito Ferries (both of them)
* Sausalito Houseboats (lots  of them)
* The cruises to Alcatraz (and when to buy tickets for them)
* The Golden Gate Bridge and Muir Woods
* The Dock of the Bay where Otis Redding wrote “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay”
* Why Hurricane Gulch is called Hurricane Gulch
^ Why we love living and working here, even after so many years

* Click here to learn about the 2016 Sausalito Winterfest, Fireworks and Lighted Boat Parade *


Sausalito Ferry Guide

Schedules for both routes & piers and lots of Insider Tips for ferry riders


Fun Sausalito Activities

A long list of things to do in Sausalito for both visitors and residents, and for adults and kids


Sausalito Restaurants Guide

We share the top places for dinner, lunch and breakfast. Oh, and then there’s brunch, and…


Sausalito Houseboats Guide

Where to find them plus special pages on the most famous and outrageous


An Introduction to Sausalito

The bullet-list of everything you might want to know about Sausalito


Muir Woods Visitors Guide

How to visit the most amazing redwood groves you’ll ever see, plus Insider Tips


Golden Gate Bridge Visitors and Commuters Guide

Where to park, how to bike or walk across the Bridge, plus Insider Secrets


Alcatraz Visitors Guide

With unpublished sources for Alcatraz tickets when they sell out


Guide to Sausalito Neighborhoods

With links to each restaurant, hotel, landmark and destination for each area


Guide to Muir Beach

The western edge of the Sausalito Zip Code, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean


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