Shaped as much by the residents that have called this town home, as by the bay waters lapping at its shores, Sausalito’s evolution is now complete; it is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world.
Distinguished schools, and some of the most coveted real estate in the world, make Sausalito one of the best places to raise a family and invest in property.
Sausalito has commuter express bus stops to speed you into downtown San Francisco in less than 20 minutes. Estimate drive time is 15 minutes without commute traffic. Alternatively, the Sausalito Ferry Terminal is located downtown and is served by a free bus shuttle located along Sausalito’s main thoroughfare, Bridgeway. The ferry ride is approximately 30 minutes.
Present day Sausalito is a backdrop for a modern travelogue. There is a historic downtown with yacht harbors, boutique shops, original art galleries, restaurants and hotels built out over the water, and a grand promenade with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, and the world-famous skyline of San Francisco. It is truly an incredible place. It also has a strong sense of community. Events around town include the renowned art festival, jazz concerts, and Fourth of July parade. Distinguished schools, and some of the most coveted real estate in the world, make Sausalito one of the best places to raise a family and invest in property. It has enjoyed a fascinating history and its extraordinary character is timeless.
Location, Climate and Weather in Sausalito
Sausalito is located along the picturesque shores of the San Francisco Bay. Just across the Golden Gate Bridge, and facing Belvedere, Angel Island and San Francisco, Sausalito has a completely different climate from the one San Francisco has come to be known for. It has a Mediterranean climate, much different than the notorious city fog. The temperature ranges from an average low of 38 degrees to a high of 85 degrees and the rainfall averages 47 inches a year. This weather allows locals to enjoy outdoor recreation virtually all year long.
The Sausalito Marin City School District has two schools. First is Bayside/MLK Academy (kindergarten through 8) and Willow Creek Academy (kindergarten through 8) is a public charter school which welcomes applications from any student who reside in California. Residences of Sausalito are fortunate to attend Tamalpias High School, for it is nationally ranked and recognized as one of the premier high school’s in the nation with some of the State’s highest test scores, rates of graduation and college acceptance. There are several private schools in Sausalito.