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San Francisco City Bike Rental
"Rent a bike at the nearest bicycle rental shops to the Golden Gate Bridge. For only 3 miles bike ride on a scenic beach bike trail you will reach Palace of Fine Arts Crissy Field Fort Point and the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Bike across the bridge and ride downhill to Sausalito a beautiful waterfront town on the other side of the bridge where you can dine in many great local restaurants while enjoying the water views. To make your trip even more exciting
From $36.00
 
San Francisco Urban Bike Tour
"Your grand bike tour of San Francisco begins at Fisherman's Wharf where you'll be outfitted with a bike as well as all safety equipment. Your guide takes you on an easy ride over flat surfaces in this city known for its hills and your route is customized with off-the-beaten track nooks that only a local would know. But if you'd prefer to pedal less upgrade to the electric bike option. Be prepared for weather changes as you follow your guide all over San Francisco. You'll stop up to 10 times during the tour for photo ops and to hear facts and anecdotes about the city's history and sights. In addition you can take a break to purchase lunch and a beverage from a gathering of local food trucks and later enjoy coffee and refreshments at a cool coffee bar (food and drinks are your own expense).Cruise through the back alleys of North Beach
From $75.00
 
San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
"Feel free to hop on and off the double-decker bus as much as you like during your whirl around San Francisco. The loop takes about two hours to complete from start to finish if you stay on the vehicle. With your 48-hour ticket you’ll have plenty of time to explore the sights at your leisure. Simply re-board the bus when you’re ready to go to your next destination. All of the buses have enclosed areas where you can keep warm in the winter.""""Take in the highlights of San Francisco with a hop-on hop-off tour an easy convenient way to see the city. Enjoy informative commentary and great views as you travel by double-decker bus to all the major attractions. See Golden Gate Park Fisherman's Wharf
From $45.00

Palace of Fine Arts/Exploratorium Tips (10)

Palace of the Fine Arts

An amazing place!Huge, old, beautiful artistic buildings. The only use is of people walking around, staring at the columns, taking pictures, admiring its beauty. It's not a museum, not a palace, but...
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IceBear7
Jan 28, 2005

The Palace of fine Arts ,the EXPLORATORIUM.

This Domed structure or '' Rotunda '' of the Roman Greek era was built in 1915 for the Panama International Exposition .It was restored in 1967 .It is a beautiful structure ,and I am glad we had a...
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Waalewiener
Sep 22, 2004

The Palace of fine Arts ,the EXPLORATORIUM.

It was late in the day and at the end of our wonderful Tour with Wanch & Annapet & Dulce ,and this was the last part we saw of San Francisco and it was well worth seeing it. The...
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Waalewiener
Sep 22, 2004

One of my favorite movie's is...

One of my favorite movie's is 'Time After Time,' and this is one of the great locations in that film! That is why I was compelled to take many shots of this great structure! This photo is directed at...
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jgemini65
Aug 25, 2002

Palace of Fine Arts at Marina...

Palace of Fine Arts at Marina District. Close to the Exploratorium. To me, it looked like heaven on earth. I never expected to see such an old and pretty monument in the middle of a SF neighborhood....
azucca
Aug 24, 2002

explore every inch of this...

explore every inch of this beautifully quaint city!! Noticed the dome-shaped structure in the distance? Well, that's the Palace of Fine Arts... which means we are now at the artsy section of beautiful...
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Krystynn
Aug 24, 2002

When visiting San Fancisco, I...

When visiting San Fancisco, I would highly recommend going to the waterfront. Plenty of shops and seafood to go around for everyone! And please take your picture with the sea lions!! Also, try and...
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ppotts
Aug 24, 2002

The Exploratorium

Visit the Exploratorium science museum at the Palace of Fine Arts.
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Bregman
Apr 09, 2005

The Exploritorium and Palace...

The Exploritorium and Palace of Fine Arts is a favorite spot of mine! It is one place where you can view monumental architecture in California! Isn't this building great!
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jgemini65
Aug 25, 2002

Watch out....you WILL leave...

Watch out....you WILL leave your heart in San Francisco ....This is the Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda....
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califdweller
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Barbary Coast Trail

The Barbary Coast Trail is a walking 3.8 mile trail using 170 bronze medallions and arrows embedded into the sidewalks connecting 20 historic sites. The southern end of the Barbary Coast Trail begins...
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Fort Mason

Many people pass by the low water landscaped west side of the Fort Mason grounds, where there is also a wonderful expanse of lawn and great view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Here there are two (at...
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Crissy Field

The land known today as Crissy Field has undergone many changes. Once a rich salt marsh and homeland of Ohlone people, it was later a landing site for Spanish and Russian explorers, a venue for the...
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Ripley's Believe it or Not!

I was skeptical. Not much of an indoor explorer. But, I truly wanted to say that I had been to Ripley's in San Fran so we got the ticket and went for an adventure. I was not disappointed. It is one...
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Setting A Deadly Obstacle Course

The Fort Point Mine Depot was created to defend the West Coast’s greatest harbor from enemy attack. Here, U.S. Army personnel assembled mines, loaded them on ships and planted them in minefields...
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49 Mile Drive

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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