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Vermont Street

Between 20th Street and 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
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Fun drive!

A very curvy road and great fun to drive down, we did it twice with our little boys (8 & 4yrs old... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
via mobile
The Crookedest Street in San Francisco!

I live a few blocks from this street and was pleasantly surprised to find it! If you want to avoid... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
San Francisco, California
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Locals lay claim to Vermont Street as the "crookedest" in town, despite Lombard Street's legendary claim on the title.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
21 May 2017
“Fun drive!”
18 Feb 2016
“The Crookedest Street in San Francisco!”
Between 20th Street and 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A very curvy road and great fun to drive down, we did it twice with our little boys (8 & 4yrs old) and they loved it!

Thank kani75
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I live a few blocks from this street and was pleasantly surprised to find it! If you want to avoid the traffic and glitter of Lombard's crooked street come to this local secret. Not as colorful but certainly the most crookedest. By the way, there...More

Thank Pangelinan
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Are you kidding? I've lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 25 years and I've never seen Vermont Street until today. This is truly a utilitarian crooked street, and it's just as crooked as Lombard Street. It doesn't have the beautiful flowers...More

Thank 7,268
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Lombard gets all the attention and with the flowers and brick it is much prettier . However Vermont is great since you don't have to deal with bumper to bumper traffic or pedestrians standing in the middle of the road . If you are coming...More

2  Thank Skwiki
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

I took some relatives on a first time visit and did the insider city tour by car and had read that Lombard is not actually the steepest or crookedest street in the City - so headed there and it was blast! Let's you see lots...More

1  Thank Robertiskute
Reviewed 3 August 2014

There is always going to be debate whether Lombard (more turns) or Vermont (steeper turns - more turns per meter) is the most crooked street in San Francisco ... for now, I would say you do not need to make a decision. Vermont Street is...More

1  Thank bbb57aolcom
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Worthwhile going to just to say that you were there. It was a little confusing getting there, but once there it's a quick (not too quick, it's steep and very windy) trip. Kinda a long run for a short slide, but still glad I went....More

1  Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Despite Lombard Street's claim evidence suggests that this street is genuinely the crookedest street in the world. As most people believe the tourism board's mistaken claim that Lombard Street is the crookedest street in the world, Vermont Street is absolutely free from tourists! Vermont Street...More

6  Thank qu1t
Reviewed 20 January 2012

A quiet gem hidden in a sunny neighborhood of San Francisco. Nice to walk around, fun to drive, you can ride bicycle downhill. SF Muni bus 19 stops a block away, and also goes to Civic Center Bart train station.

3  Thank treborsf
Reviewed 2 September 2008

It was Such an Experience to Finally go down San Franciscos Crookedest Street! I know its hard to believe that Vermont Street is more Crooked than Lombard but it really is! Its funny to because man of the locals in San Francisco do not even...More

9  Thank suddelasabrick
South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated
vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs
and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to
find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter
for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able
to do more than just business - museums, top quality
restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
this neighbourhood home. Most of its freeway-sized
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