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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

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Look around and be amazed! Part II

Walking, walking and some more walking. We had our hiking boots on!During our hikes through the city we saw a lot of great things, which were either very visual, or just hidden away.Have a look at...
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Jerelis
Dec 30, 2003

Look around and be amazed! Part I

As you can read on our "transportation" section we recommended that you must explore San Francisco by footh.Why is it so great to walk around the city? Well ... have a look at the picture which...
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Jerelis
Dec 30, 2003

Walking

San Francisco is a dense metropolis condusive to pedestrians, and the traveller should take avantag of this fact. Walking around allows one to best experience the sights, smells, and people of San...
zChris
Jun 17, 2003

Ghirardelli Square

Ghirardelli Square is located at 900 North Point Street between Beach and Larkin Streets at the West end of Fisherman's Wharf, two blocks East of Van Ness Avenue and one block West of the Cable Car...
reeka
Jun 08, 2003

Walk across the Golden Gate...

Walk across the Golden Gate Bridge, and bring warm clothes (SF can get warm in the daytime, but its almost always chilly at night, and it rains fairly consistently from January - March). I used to go...
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JERICO
Mar 25, 2003

Spend a lot of time walking

San Francisco is blessed with a great mixture of characters from fabulous cross-dressers to street preachers and those who experience better living through chemistry. You have to just hit the streets,...
uberteacher
Mar 14, 2003

A really romantic city.

Walk along the water with your significant other and enjoy the crisp, salty air. I was on a business trip for a few weeks and my boyfriend came to visit me for a weekend. We walked around the...
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bruingirl
Sep 16, 2002

Be prepared to do some walking...

Be prepared to do some walking if you REALLY want to get a feel for the city. Try not to drive; parking is sparse and lot fees are high. To get to those places that you can't walk to, take public...
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Scotzman
Sep 07, 2002

Stroll through the various...

Stroll through the various neighborhoods - SF is a wonderfully diverse and colorful city. In addition to the typical cable car and wharf tourist thing, spend some time in neighborhood parks - stroll...
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Roland-SFO
Aug 26, 2002

Climb Knob Hill! It gives you...

Climb Knob Hill! It gives you a true feeling for what it took to build the city, and you'll learn a greater appreciation for those who regularly jog there.... Wandering the gorgeous streets and...
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Geoffers
Aug 26, 2002

WALK! This is the main reason...

WALK! This is the main reason why my hubby and I enjoyed our visit to San Francisco so much! The city was compact enough for us to exercise our leg-power or use the efficient transport system (trams...
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ycwong
Aug 26, 2002

See Fishermans Warf, Alcatraz,...

See Fishermans Warf, Alcatraz, walk the golden gate bridge, JUST WALK AROUND DOING WHATEVER COMES UP! Walking across the Golden Gate bridge as the fog rolled in, seeing the veiw of the city and the...
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SHAWNA20
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near San Francisco

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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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