Expert Tips for San Francisco Attractions


Best San Francisco, CA Attractions

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    Sea Forager Tours

    Educational and entertaining for the entire family, a tour with Kirk Lombard along the Pacific Coast is not to be missed. If you really want to understand...

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    Cable Cars

    In San Francisco, a cable car ride is a must! The city's signature mode of transport is perfectly equipped to tackle steep hills, and since their premiere...

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    The Exploratorium

    The Exploratorium believes the fundamental childhood traits of being playful and curious should be fostered for a lifetime. Founder Frank Oppenheimer...

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    Fisherman's Wharf

    Like the cable cars and the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf is quintessential San Francisco. It's often the first destination for tourists, and its...

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    Lands End Visitors Center

    This brand new visitor's center is worth the drive or bus fare to the end of Geary Boulevard. Besides framing unforgettable views of the Pacific Ocean, the...

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    Golden Gate Park

    Considered the largest cultivated urban park in the country, this incredible haven boasts more than 1000 acres of gardens, meadows and woodlands. The park...

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    It's hard to imagine a trip to San Francisco without a Chinatown visit. Whether you make the grand entrance into Chinatown beneath the dramatic portal at...

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    The Ferry Building

    We're starting off this list with the Ferry Building because, whether by boat, car, bus, trolley or foot, all points lead from the San Francisco Ferry...

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    Once just an old prison, Alcatraz is enjoying a makeover as a native plant conservatory and historical "must-see." During Alcatraz's 34 years as a prison,...

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    Golden Gate Bridge

    One of the world's most famous bridges, the Golden Gate spans 6450 feet and links San Francisco to Marin County. Completed in 1937 at a cost of $35 million,...

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