San Francisco's second Summer of Love

It's 50 years since San Francisco's Summer of Love and the city is celebrating the Swinging Sixties with events throughout the summer.

Sleep: San Francisco

A former military base overlooking the Golden Gate bridge, a new-age hippy hangout and a hotel that hosts a Sunday drag-queen brunch are among the accommodation options in this kooky West Coast city.

Family: The young explorer

Tom O'Reilly (13) was lucky enough to realise his dream in a forthcoming TV series, The Young Explorer, screening this summer

Bay city rollers: San Francisco

A haven for free-thinkers, drag queens, hippies, beatniks and bohemians, the 'City by the Bay' lives by its own rules and is utterly irresistible because of it.