Carol Mendel's
San Francisco Bay Area Map

A clickable, pictorial map featuring the entire San Francisco Bay Area.

detail from San Francisco Bay Area map
Detail from the San Francisco Bay Area Map

This is a small section taken from this pictorial map of the San Francisco Bay Area. The full map covers the entire Bay Area, and shows visitor attractions, cities, and major roads.

In the internet version, clicking on most names and illustrations links to a website of the chosen community or visitor attraction.

In the paper version, the back side of the map includes an index, plus separate maps of Downtown San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park, San Jose & Santa Clara, and the Wine Country.

For more information, and to reach the internet version of the map, read on:

Printed paper version

San Francisco Bay Area map front cover

The printed version of this map is known as the San Francisco Bay Area Visitor's Map. On one side of the map is printed the pictorial map you will find when you explore the clickable map. The map is surrounded by a border illustrating the history of the Bay Area. On the other side are five additional pictorial maps and an index.

Opened size: 24" x 18"
Folded size: 4" x 9"
ISBN: 0-935179-29-1
Most recent update: 2000

Advantages of the paper version:

Obviously the paper version of the map is not clickable. But it does have important advantages not available in the internet version:
  1. The illustrations show up a lot better than they do on a computer screen.
  2. You can see the entire map at once, including its colorful A Short Illustrated History of the Bay Area border.
  3. You get an index.
  4. You get five additional pictorial maps: Downtown San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf, Golden Gate Park,San Jose & Santa Clara, and The Wine Country.
  5. You can carry it around with you.

How to order the paper version
of the San Francisco Bay Area map:

A single map sent to a U.S. address costs only $5, including everything--shipping, handling, and (where applicable) sales taxes.

To order a single copy of this map sent to a U.S. address, and pay with a credit card or PayPal, click here.

For all other orders, click here. This includes orders involving more than 1 map, laminated maps, international shipping, or payments by check or money order. Orders for 3 or more maps qualify for discounts.

Clickable internet version

Use this key map to click on the area where you want to begin exploring the pictorial map.

San Francisco Bay Area map key

When you go to the pictorial map, you will find that most of the names and illustrations are linked to relevant websites. Typically, but not always, the links are to the official website of an attraction or the official website of a city.

San Francisco Bay Area map legend Before you begin, you might like to take a look at the map's legend.

The maps in this series:

San Diego*   |   San Francisco Bay Area*

Los Angeles & Orange County

Salt Lake City & the Wasatch Front

Washington DC  |  Santa Barbara  |  Las Vegas

Palm Springs & Desert Resorts

California    |    Oregon

(* = internet version is a clickable map)

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