When someone mentions San Francisco our first thoughts are usually of the tourist-packed Pier 39 and its resident seals, guided tours of Alcatraz and the puzzling sight of cars winding down the famous Lombardo Street. While all of these are of course must-sees, you might find yourself wanting to escape the crowds and get a feel for local life in the city. San Francisco’s weird and wonderful collection of street art offers a true insight into life as a local (for free!), so grab your camera and follow our guide to the best street art spots in San Francisco for your chance to experience this iconic city like a local.
By Emma White