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  • 76. Farmers Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Most people will know of the main farmer's market near the ferry port in Embarcardo. However, slightly less known, more obscure but therefore more genuine is the "Heart of the City" farmer's market....

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  • 77. Fort Mason

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Part of the Golden Gate Recreation Area (not to be confused with Golden Gate Park), the Fort Mason Historic District is a pleasant green area to take a stroll through and has great views of the bay...

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  • 78. Bay Cruises - Tours

    We did a semi-sunset cruise our last time in San Francisco back in 2010 when we did the night Alcatraz Tour. We left SF in late afternoon, toured Alcatraz and then saw the lights of the city from the...

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  • 79. 49 Mile Drive

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In 1938, The San Francisco Downtown Association created the 49 Mile Scenic Drive to highlight the city's beauty and to promote it as a business and tourist destination, so the route began at City...

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  • 80. Flora & Fauna

    A wonderful place for a stroll on a sunny day---lots of different areas including Asian gardens, conifers, roses, local plants and more----a big place so take your time and wander---signage is good...

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  • 81. Children's Creativity Museum

    The South of Market area was not a good part of the city in the 1980's but since the 1990's, it underwent Gentrification and one of the major accomplishments of the Gentrification that started in the...

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  • 82. VT Meetings / Member Antics

    Announce your plans and see how fast a VT meeting grows up around you. This is one of the best VT groups I have had the pleasure of meeting. Be aware though that many people are very busy. But they...

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  • 83. Old St. Mary's Cathedral

    Dating back to 1854, Old St. Mary's Cathedral was the first cathedral built in San Francisco and it is one of the oldest buildings in the city. Nestled as it is at the heart of Chinatown, it's hard to...

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  • 84. Entertainment Past & Present

    The San Fransisco Mime troupe is not what it sounds like. It has absolutely nothing to do with mimes. It is a non-profit theatre troupe that exists on donations and performs free, originally written...

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  • 85. Dolores Park

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Dolores park is located in the Western edge of the Mission District and is just a stone's throw away from Mission Dolores Church, which is one of the 21 Californian Mission Churches. San Francisco...

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  • 86. Other Tours

    UPDATE: Looked at his website on March 23, 2013. His price for this tour is now $40. That is double for what I paid back in November, 2010. There are many tours offered in San Francisco. There is...

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  • 87. Streets - Roads

    They are in all the movies, on all the pic (not the bridge pics :), and everyone talks about the roads in San Francisco. Well, we are on a road trip after all, and we were up and down those roads like...

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  • 88. More Piers

    Pier 14 is located on the Embarcadero and is the last pier closet to the Bay Bridge. Its a long pier that stretches out toward the Bay Bridge and makes for a perfect place to take in the Bay Bridge...

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  • 89. Lincoln Park

    5 out of 5 stars

    the lincoln park is a huge swathe of land in the western side of san francisco (that was formerly a cemetery) near the presidio and among it's star attractions beside the golf links are the huge...

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  • 90. Stanford University

    The Memorial Church's facade is decorated with colorful mosaics (over 20,000 shades of colour in the tiles). You can also visit the outdoor scuplture (sculpture by Rodin...etc), Cantor Centre for...

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  • 91. Palace Hotel

    The original Palace Hotel opened in 1875, and at the time it was the most luxurious hotel in all of San Francisco. The hotel was badly damaged during the fire that followed the 1906 earthquake, but it...

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  • 92. The Cannary - Del Monte Square

    To end our virtual visit along the Bay, a word on The Cannery. As the name says, the place is a former fruit and vegetables cannery that was build in 1907. It once used to be the largest peach...

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  • 93. More Churches

    Having heard of this church for years, I wanted to check it out myself. We recently spent 2 days (Sat/Sun) in San Francisco so Sunday morning I got up early and roused my wife by saying "We got to get...

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  • 94. Sports

    After winning the cup in Spain, Billionaire Larry Ellison brought America's Cup racing to his Bay Area home. The San Francisco waterfront was improved, although less than I had hoped. If Larry had...

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  • 95. The Buena Vista Cafe

    4 out of 5 stars

    This quaint restaurant is where Irish coffee was first served on American soil. It is up the hill from the wharf. The bartenders are very entertaining with the preparation and the result is delicious....

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  • 96. Point Reyes National Seashore

    5 out of 5 stars

    After visiting Muir Woods, we continued north to Point Reyes National Seashore. It took us a bit more time to get up there than the mileage would suggest, Highway 1 was winding and slow but a pretty...

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  • 97. Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In stark contrast to the traditional, old-world style of the nearby Grace Cathedral, the Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption is built in an ultra-modern style. The design, by Pietro Belluschi and...

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  • 98. San Francisco 49ers -Levi’s® Stadium

    If you get a chance (there's only 8 regular season home games per year), go out to catch a San Francisco 49ers game at Bill Walsh Field at Candlestick Park. The 49ers play in one of the oldest, most...

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  • 99. Metreon

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Metreon is a giant theater, shopping, and entertainment complex that is complete with an arcade. The AMC movie theater offers 15 screens and an IMAX theater. They feature first run movies with the...

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  • 100. Powell Street

    Powel @Market st you can start enjoying using the cable car until the fisherman wharf is you started here garanty you will get a seat or choose the position the best to enjoy the seightseing of the...

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