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San Francisco Bridge to Bridge Cruise
"Head to Fisherman's Wharf in the afternoon to board your cruise. Then sit back and relax as your expert captain takes you along picturesque San Francisco Bay.Pass Alcatraz Island and soak up views of San Francisco’s stunning skyline dotted with famous landmarks and attractions including Coit Tower the Ferry Building the iconic Transamerica Pyramid and the domed Palace of Fine Arts. Have your camera ready as you cruise under the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge where the Pacific spills into San Francisco Bay. You’ll get unparalleled views from right underneath the bridge!You’ll also travel under the colossal Bay Bridge linking San Francisco with Oakland and the rest of the East Bay. Admire Treasure Island and snap photos of AT&T Park
From $38.00
San Francisco Vista Helicopter Tour
"Your 37-mile (60-kilometer) flight lasts for 15-20 minutes in a Bell Jet helicopter and takes in the well-known landmarks of San Francisco. You'll see the Ferry Building Alcatraz Island the city skyline Golden Gate Bridge Bay Bridge and much more! Background music accompanies your flight along with spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot."
From $195.00
San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour
"You will be picked up from a central San Francisco meeting point and taken to the heliport to board a Bell Jet Helicopter for take-off on an exciting San Francisco Helicopter Tour.An accompanying musical soundtrack is choreographed to the flight along with spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot. View the hills of San Francisco where you can see famous districts such as the Castro the Mission Pacific Heights Chinatown and the Presidio. Flying over San Francisco you will get a unique perspective of the city skyline including AT&T Park - Home of the SF Giants Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill and the financial district with the famous Transamerica Pyramid.On this 56-mile (90-kilometer) helicopter flight (25-30 minutes)
From $250.00

Farmers Market Tips (9)

Come Hungry!

We walked to the Ferry Marketplace from Fisherman's Wharf at 8:30 and it took us about 30 minutes along the Embarcardo. We sat down to eat at the Market Cafe as we watched people arriving to the Busy...
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Apr 19, 2011

Pick up breakfast and a picnic to go

Breakfast was gathered at the excellent Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market. We stocked up on fruit and muffins, with the odd cinnamon whirl thrown in. We we going to walk up to Coit Tower and so...
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Jul 16, 2010

Farmers Market

If you love browsing in food markets like I do, then make your way to the Ferry Building on a Tuesday (10am-2pm) or a Saturday (8am-2pm) for the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The market has been running...
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Feb 08, 2009

Ferry Building Marketplace & Farmers' Market

A Farmers' Market in a big city like San Francisco?? Go Figure!But it's true, and it's one of the BEST!! The Ferry Building Marketplace is a collection of shops, restaurants, boutiques, and unique...
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Sep 03, 2008

Saturday morning Farmer's Market

We stopped by the Ferry Building on Saturday morning on the way to the baseball game at AT&T Park. After strolling around, we settled on some smoked salmon burritos and watched the crowds. Great...
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Jul 04, 2007

Farmer's Market

I love to go to the Farmer's Market. It is now hosted outside (front and back) of the Ferry Building along the Embarcadero.You will find delights like fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oils, nuts,...
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Jul 13, 2005

Farmer's Market: Best in the Country

San Fracnsisco is known as having a history of peace and love and hippies which has, I believe, grown up and continued to evolve, still espousing the consumption of organic, natural foods and the...
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Jun 22, 2005

My favorites...

* DELICA rf-1: Amazing selection of high-quality Japanese-style salads, bento, and other delicatessen items. Special Tip: Pick up a couple of salad items or a bento and take it to the Wine Merchant....
Mar 25, 2005

Farmer's Market

The Farmer's Market at the Ferry Building is a must for anyone who happens to be in the City on Saturday morning. Dozens of vendors bring their various wares; produce, flowers, fish, cheese, chilis,...
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Mar 11, 2005
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Things to Do Near Farmers Market

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Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market

It opening in 1898 where the 1875 wooden Ferry House stood, and became the transportation focal point for anyone arriving by train from the East, as well as from all the East Bay and Marin residents...
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Ferry Building Market Place

We travelled to the Ferry Building on the wonderful f-line historical trams. Great fun! The Ferry Building first opened in 1898. However, for years it was neglected and hidden behind an elevated...
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The Embarcadero -

This illuminated sculpture, comprised of 4,500 LED nodes, is animated by custom software programmed by the artist to display over 16 million distinct colors. The lights, arranged along a series of...
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Transamerica Pyramid Center

Located off Montgomery Street on ground level is the visitor center and gift store. It includes historical displays Chronicling the Pyramid from Conception to its Importance to the Skyline today,...
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Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

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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I've been to many cultural areas, but I would have to say this is a first for me to see. You go to some towns and they might have a historical building or two, but I was amazed how many beautiful...
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Getting to Farmers Market


Ferry Building, Embarcadero


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