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I’m passionate about Sausalito, and we’re now in our 10th year of sharing insider tips to save you time, cash and aggravation. This is not a marketing page and I’m not a marketing guy, which is why we’re the largest and the most-visited Sausalito website in the world. (Source: Alexa, June 2017.)
My family first appeared in the pages of the Sausalito News in 1905. Four more generations have been born in this area, traveled the world, and always come back to the only place that ever felt like home.
Whenever I see someone here who’s peering at a map, I’ll walk up and offer to help. Every “Thank you!” makes my day. On these pages my friends and I will share the real stories of what to expect here, including:
* Fun things to do & the locals’ favorite places to eat *
* Insider tips to save you time, money and aggravation *
* Sausalito Ferries (both of them) and Houseboats (lots of them) *
* Alcatraz (and when to buy tickets), the Golden Gate Bridge & 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 *
Schedules for both routes & piers and lots of Insider Tips for ferry riders
We give you multiple choices to customize your visit
A long list of things to do in Sausalito for both visitors and residents, and for adults and kids
We share the top places for dinner, lunch and breakfast. Oh, and then there’s brunch, and…
Lists for Best Hotel, Most Romantic, Best Views and more
Where to find them plus special pages on the most famous and outrageous
We have multiple live music venues almost every night, plus
Sausalito Art Festival, 4th of July Fireworks, Blue Angels, Winterfest & more
The bullet-list of everything you might want to know about Sausalito
If you don’t have a lot of time, a hop-on hop-off bus tour is a great way to visit
Ferries! Trains! Buses! Bikes! Horses! (Yes, really!)
Hotels.com offers last minute deals and often has prices lower than those in our own spot checks
(Note: Hotels.com is an OurSausalito.com sponsor)
We have tips to save you money and hassles
How to visit the most amazing redwood forest you’ll ever see, plus Insider Tips
Where to park, how to bike or walk across the Bridge, plus Insider Secrets
With unpublished sources for Alcatraz tickets when they sell out
One of the most-visited National Parks, which borders much of Sausalito
Summary of all ferry routes and services in Marin
Information on routes from Tiburon and San Francisco
Coverage of our neighboring ferry destination on San Francisco Bay
Ever wonder where those great photos of the Bridge were taken?
A unique and historic village anchors the western half of Sausalito’s Zip Code
Houseboats and Homes, for Sale and For Rent
Routes from Mill Valley and Tiburon to the Golden Gate Bridge
Big views of the San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz, Angel Island and sailboats on the Bay
With links to each restaurant, hotel, landmark and destination for each area
Live music plays almost every night of the week
Headliner musicians, great art, lots of food and drink and lots of fun
Boat rentals, charters and more
How a BBQ in Hurricane Gulch turned into the largest Sausalito website in the world*
We’ll customize your ads and placements, not dump you into a random system
You can also use the Search Box below (on smartphones) and in the 3rd slot from the top at the upper right (on desktops) to search hundreds of our articles about Sausalito
* Sources: Alexa.com, June, 2017; Follow.net, June, 2017.
Gather all the Sausalito information that a visitor or resident might ever need and make it readily available in a well-organized, continually-updated and easy-to-use format.
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