Personally, I’m not a big fan of touristy areas. As someone who likes to travel, nothing is more disappointing than hearing about some magical part of a city that ends up being nothing more than a giant tourist trap. If I’m going somewhere, I want to see what that city is like. I want to meet the city, not their representative.

This infographic from Mariott hotels shows how to travel San Francisco like a local, not a tourist.

SF Like a local