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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
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Inner Sunset: get to know the real San Francisco

The Inner Sunset neighborhood, especially around the area of 9th and Judah, is a great area for food and charming stores such as independent booksellers, coffee, and clothing shops. There is also...
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USCgirlie
Mar 22, 2006

Telegraph Hill / Filbert Steps

After we finished at Coit Tower we decided to walk back to Town via Filbert Steps. What a lovely calm oasis this turned out to be. The Spring flowers were out and the colours and perfume were...
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colbeck100
Apr 30, 2005

Cow Hollow

I'm not exactly sure where Pacific Heights ends and Cow Hollow begins, but I think it's aound Marina St. Both are seperate neighborhoods with a definate different look and feel. Cow Hollow is much...
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pigletsmom
May 11, 2004

Levi Plaza - A great place to relax.

When we were walking in San Francisco we saw "Levi Plaza" on the map. We didn't know what it was, but went there anyway. We found out it was a small park on both sides of Battery Street. It's a...
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Jerelis
Dec 30, 2003

Euro-central

Everyone knows about Chinatown, North Beach, Japantown, etc.. But San Francisco also has a small French Quarter. Located on Belden Ave and another small street nearby, the French Quarter is a...
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Parklife
Jun 18, 2003

WANT TO SOAK IN A BATH??

In the heart of Japantown is the KABUKI SPRINGS & SPA. Come here to soak in hot and cold baths, get steamed, scrub down in sea salts, & relax w/ cucumbers over your eyes. Get a massage, a...
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heywinks
Oct 14, 2002

Japantown. On Geary street,...

Japantown. On Geary street, west of the downtown area. A shopping district dedicated to all things Japanese and quite large too by SF standards. Nearby there are the famous Filmore and Boom Boom Boom...
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voxel999
Aug 26, 2002

Tourists don't usually see the...

Tourists don't usually see the charming and diverse neighborhoods of San Francisco. You'll rarely see a local hanging out at the wharf on a Saturday night! Instead of being shuffled around the tourist...
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lazygrrrl
Aug 26, 2002

WEST PORTAL - This quiet...

WEST PORTAL - This quiet neighborhood is located on the far side of the Twin Peaks hills. So far, it's been relatively untouched by the mass gentrification of a lot of the city. The retail strip is...
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james_sinton
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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