Best San Francisco Farce San Francisco 2002 - Lombard Street's Billing as the "Crookedest Street in the World"
There is actually another street that is more deserving, and it is also here in our fair city. Sure, it may only have six twisty turns, compared to Lombard's eight, but Vermont Street (between 20th and 22nd streets) can boast curves that are sharper, steeper, and less congested. The views may not be of beautiful gardens and the bay, but here, high above Potrero Hill, you will experience the thrills that Lombard Street's traffic doesn't allow. The Convention and Visitors Bureau campaign has worked so well that we were unable to find even one local who knew the truth.