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Marina, Presidio


Gorgeous strip of waterfront with amazing views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

  • • Museums: Exploratorium, a kid's science museum, and the Palace of Fine Arts, a grandiose classic roman temple.
  • • Open field: The Presidio and Crissy Field, both part of the National Recreational Area.
  • • Outdoor activities: Bike over the Golden Gate Bridge or observe the city skyline from a kayak.
  • • Fairs-Exhibitions: Fort Mason Center hosts year-round events.

Fisherman's Wharf


Take a cable car ride or hop on the F line streetcar to access the neighborhood.

  • • Landmark: Ghirardelli Square, an old chocolate factory with shops and fine restaurants.
  • • Arts: The Cannery, a former peach cannery turned handmade arts center.
  • • Museums: Visit historical ships, submarine vessels or the Aquarium of the Bay along the waterfront.
  • • Eats: World-renowned sourdough bread and Dungeness crab of Fisherman's Wharf.
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Alcatraz Island
Best Excursion


Past home of some famous prisoners.
Escape the city for few hours.

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