Sausalito Tourism

Sausalito is a San Francisco Bay Area city in Marin County, California. Sausalito is 8 miles (13 km) south-southeast of San Rafael, at an elevation of 13 feet (4 m). The population was 7,061 as of the 2010 census. The community is situated near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge, and prior to the building of that bridge served as a terminus for rail, car, and ferry traffic. Developed rapidly as a shipbuilding center in World War II, the city's industrial character gave way in postwar years to a reputation as a wealthy and artistic enclave, a picturesque residential community (incorporating large numbers of houseboats), and a tourist destination. It is adjacent to, and largely bounded by, the protected spaces of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.


Sausalito is situated on the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. It was formerly an important terminus on various transportation routes. Today it is a tourist destination and a scenic neighbourhood. You can learn about the history of Sausalito by taking a wooden boat tour along the historic waterfront of the city. The Bay Area is a popular tourist spot in Sausalito. You can view a working model of the San Francisco Bay and even the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta System. You can buy some amazing artworks from one of the art galleries in Sausalito. You can tour the art galleries in Bridgeway as a part of the Artwalk. Visit Sausalito’s hidden culture on your next holiday in San Francisco.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Sausalito

  • Know the pollution level of Sausalito before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 26.34 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 54.9 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.1 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 17.59 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 23.04 (Low)
  • How safe is Sausalito for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sausalito.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.66 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.26 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.44 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.71 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.79 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.6 (High)
    • Attacks 42.15 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 67.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.01 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.22 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 56.93 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.63 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.96 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Sausalito is 176.6 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.26 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.52 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.03 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 92.34 (High)
    • Health Care Index 70.68 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.99 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 134.84 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sausalito

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 14 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.44 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 58.29 USD

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