To drive down the Lombard street, first I had to drive up the road leading to it. And it was as scary as it was thrilling. And driving down the street was a different experience all together. Wouldn't have missed it for anything.
Drive down the world’s most crooked and steep road. This is a good challenge to test your driving skills! After you’ve come down, it is probably a good idea to explore the city via cable car (tram).
San Francisco has some of the steepest streets in the country. Whether you are walking or driving, the varying gradient of the road is sure to catch your attention and give your heart rate a healthy boost. Lombard Street is one of the most unique of the vertically tilted roads and is a great stop to add to any itinerary.Lombard Street in San Francisco is one of America's crookedest streets. The steep, hilly street has some beautiful Victorian mansions.Some of San Francisco’s most expensive real estate sits on Lombard Streets. In the spring and through the entire summer, Lombard Street is alive with color, as the many beautiful flowers.The curvy nature of the one-way drive along with the steep slope of these blocks makes it a visual treat.
6)Lombard Street - 8 hairpin turns in midst of the city.It is fun to watch the cars drive on those.Staircase will take you up and give you a birdeye view.