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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
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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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Sourdough Bread

Californians are crazy about sourdough. The SF Forty-Niner Football team mascot is Sourdough Sam. But, sourdough is an acquired taste, where the novice is likely to be confused by the craze. When, I...
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atufft
Apr 04, 2011

Zam Zam's is under new ownership, you may enter!

1633 Haight StreetFormerly Persian Aub Zam Zam, is a throwback bar specializing in martinis.The deal with this place is that the now dead owner of the place was nuts and EVERYONE in the city has a...
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LolaSanFrancisco
Apr 04, 2011

Coffee Houses

It may be that a City Ordinance requires that one should never loose sight of at least two Starbucks no matter where one stands in the City. The City is blessed with numerous coffee houses, many have...
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SteveOSF
May 08, 2008

Yasukochi Sweet Shop

This bakery has been in Japantown neighborhood for decades. Their cakes (Coffee Crunch, Strawberry Cake.. to name a few) are simply delicious. At $2.95 a piece they disappear very fast, better come in...
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sunshine9689
Jan 24, 2008

HOW TO DRESS A LIVE CRAB

A real San Francisco TREAT !There's nothing like chowder, fresh crab and a bottle of Chardonnay for lunch.The central California Dungeness crab season starts Nov. 15th.Once the fishermen's price per...
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100ACRE
Dec 05, 2005

Try the local beers

I’m a big proponent of trying local food and drink and beer falls nicely into the latter category. San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing was at the forefront of the microbrew phenomenon that started in the...
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richiecdisc
Nov 13, 2005

Irish Coffee

Though Irish coffee was not invented at the Buena Vista Restaurant in San Francisco, the pub no doubt made the drink popular in the States. They also know how to market an admitted good thing. The hot...
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richiecdisc
Nov 13, 2005

Weekend Brunch

It is a San Francisco custom to go out to brunch on the weekend - particularly Sunday. Many places that just do dinner during the week will be open on the weekends early for the brunch crowd. Some...
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Karnubawax
Aug 12, 2004

Go high brow and take tea at the Palace Hotel

The Palace Hotel is "Old San Francisco." One of the first luxury hotels in the city, it was built in 1875 and rebuilt after the 1906 earthquake.The Garden Court at the hotel follows an old line...
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karenincalifornia
Mar 17, 2004

Seafood Town USA

Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco is seafood lovers' heaven. This place is amazing. Fresh seafood straight from the sea right into the boiling water, fryer, and cocktails. Crabs, lobsters, clams,...
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meteorologist1
Jan 05, 2004

Crab Louis Salad

This salad owes its name to the delicate meat of the "Dungeness Crabs" which is caught at the North West coast of America. You're able to buy the Dunegeness Crabs at Fisherman's Wharf in San...
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Jerelis
Dec 30, 2003

The PERFECT POOL PARTY

Next required ingredient for a Perfect Pool Party:Handsome Fellas to decorate the pool with!Just feed them and quench their thirst and they will provide you with an afternoon full of humor and good...
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Geisha_Girl
Jun 30, 2003
 
 
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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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