Why Move to San Francisco?

Why move to San Francisco? How about cable cars, Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, professional sports to name a few. You’ve no doubt heard all about the things that make San Francisco such a favorite tourist destination. However, have you heard the whispers that there is a less touristy side to this great city that will have you asking why not move to San Francisco?

Read on for five reasons to move to San Francisco.

Why Move to San Francisco

Do you feel as if you don’t quite fit into your current neighborhood? If so, make a move to a city that celebrates the individual and the power of inclusivity. The diversity of housing options and social communities within San Francisco means that you’re sure to find neighbors who you’ll soon call friends.

The San Francisco Public Library

There’s no denying that San Francisco is insanely expensive and it sometimes seems as if everything costs more here. The San Francisco Public Library is a delightful exception as it offers a massive selection of free materials and events throughout the year. You might even meet your favorite author during one of the regularly scheduled visiting author events. Check out the main branch at 100 Larkin Street.

Amoeba Music

Head here when you’re tired of listening to music online. The Upper Haight location of Amoeba Music devotes more than 24,000 square feet on the edge of Golden Gate Park to any music that you could covet. Seriously, this is where you go when you want to dive deep into your love of vinyl. 


When you’re finished shopping for music, do your fashion style a favor and visit Wasteland at 1660 Haight Street. What’s the fun of living in San Francisco if you don’t craft your street style? Wasteland is one of the oldest and best-known thrift shops in town, and you’re sure to discover all sorts of beautiful vintage clothing items.

Shopping for bargains at thrift stores is a favorite downtime activity for many locals. Some other fun shops worth a few hours of exploration include (1) ReLove, (2) Stuff, and (3) Relic Vintage.

San Francisco SPCA

If you love companion animals, you’re moving to the right city. San Franciscans adore their pets, and you’ll find lots of stores and services catering to the needs of your best friend. Stop in at the San Francisco SPCA if you’d like to open your home and heart to a new friend. Along with a superb adoption program, the San Francisco SPCA offers (1) pet-assisted therapy, (2) dog and cat training, (3) youth programs, and (4) veterinary services. An example of the type of community programs available to all animal lovers is the upcoming “ Mimosas & Myth-Busting With Two Board-Certified Veterinary Behaviorists” at the Pacific Heights Campus on June 22, 2019.

Why not move to San Francisco? If our five reasons to move to San Francisco have you thinking about relocating it’s time to get serious and contact us at Bay Area San Francisco Movers for all of your moving needs. Before long you’ll be wondering what took you so long to make San Francisco your home.