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Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Tour
"San Francisco packs a lot of fun into just 47 square miles: eclectic architecture renowned museums top-notch restaurants and pier-side attractions. One of the best ways to see these sights and more is on an open-top Big Bus that allows you to discover the City by the Bay at your own pace.Start at the San Francisco Visitor Center or hop on at any stop along the route to redeem your voucher (see Itinerary for full list of stops). Set out on b double-decker bus to soak up panoramic views of San Francisco including Union Square
From $30.00
San Francisco City and Muir Woods Trip with Optional Bay Cruise or Ferry to Sausalito
"In the morning after pickup from hotels in downtown San Francisco or Fisherman’s Wharf by minibus or a 13-passenger van guests will be driven to Muir Woods. Guests will be given two hours to explore and gaze up into the forest's canopy surrounded by Coastal Redwood Sequoia trees and stroll along the mostly flat valley floor along Redwood Creek or get an aerobic workout climbing the paths up the valley slopes to look out at the tops of some of the tallest trees in the world. In the afternoon your San Francisco tour starts with an exploration of the city’s top sights from Union Square and Chinatown to Twin Peaks and Haight-Ashbury. See the neighborhood of North Beach
From $128.00
Small-Group Tour: San Francisco City and Muir Woods
"Join us for a narrated and scenic drive from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge explore the wonder of giant Coastal Redwoods at Muir Woods and enjoy the breathtaking views from Sausalito's picturesque waterfront. Explore the beauty of San Francisco know the history come across neighborhoods and appreciate its outstanding views and sights. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides provide a fun and comprehensive look into the culture and history of the City by the Bay.San Francisco HighlightsPalace of Fin"""Join us for a narrated and scenic drive from San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge explore the wonder of giant Coastal Redwoods at Muir Woods and enjoy the breathtaking views from Sausalito's picturesque waterfront."
From $109.00

Haight District Tips (58)

Haight Street

Upper Haight is the spot to go for the ultimate selection of vintage clothing stores, crackheads, and overpriced shoes. At the end of Haight (across the street from Cala Foods) is Amoeba, the most...
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Sep 18, 2003

Haight Street Architecture

What once supposedly was a theater (not the Straight theater - no one remembers which one) on Haight Street is now a strange clothing store called Wasteland.No one working inside could tell me what it...
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Nov 01, 2006

Take in a flicker at the Red Vic Movie House!

This little tiny dinky theater is smack dab in the Haight. This place plays movies like: Delicatessen, Willy Wonka, Poltergeist & Run Lola Run. Ok, not only is that cool but there are little...
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May 16, 2003

Haight Ashbury

Haight-Ashbury, named for the major intersection in this neighborhood, was our destination for our last morning in San Francisco, we walked the length of Haight Street checking out all the funky shops...
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Oct 16, 2009

Where the hippie era all started

The Haight-Ashbury is where the famous hippie era all started, and is still a very tolerant, open, liberal, and funky neighborhood today. Here, you will find stores selling everything from hemp to...
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Mar 22, 2006

Drop by the Haight District

Haight Street is a stretch of vintage shops and bars where the vibe underscores the city's counterculture. From their website:"Haight Street has been through good economic times and bad, but now...
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Feb 15, 2007

Still Groovy after all these years...The Haight

OK, there are many different neighborhoods and vibes going on in San Francisco. The reason why I'm compelled to single this particular one out is because I'm a raging DeadHead....a nostalgic Grateful...
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Dec 12, 2005

Shopping and Imagining

There are so many cool stores around here. I found it was best to start with Amoeba Records and work your way towards Ashbury. And I always enjoy imagining what it was like back in the day without all...
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Jan 26, 2004


This wasn't my favorite part of the city but there is so much history here. I brought my mother and stepfather. My stepfather lived in the area during the 60's and he wanted to see what it was like...
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Jun 03, 2006

Love the Haight (How lame is that?)

The hippie days live in the Haight. This isn't a 60's theme park either, but a famous, working SF neighborhood, home of the "peace and love" generation. It's got restaurants (including organic food),...
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Aug 30, 2005


This was a cutural mecca in the '60s. Traces of those days remain today. I suggest just walking down the street and checking out the shops. If you'd like to keep walking west down the street, it goes...
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Feb 26, 2005

We forgot the flower

We really did it. We went to Ashbury-Heights, and, despite all the musical warnings that we listened to in Portugal, we forgot to wear a flower in our heads. Sorry! And we did feel bad, because, the...
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Mar 29, 2015
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Things to Do Near Haight District

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Buena Vista Park

Buena Vista park was commissioned at the same time as Golden Gate Park, so its forest of ornamental trees have virtually overgrown the opportunity for great views of the city, except at the very top....
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Castro District

We spent way more time in Haight Ashbury than we had intended, so we did not spend quite as much time in the Castro as we had planned to make up for it. We mainly stayed around the main street which...
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Alamo Square

it was cold rainy and foggy that day so the pics weren't the best. Driving around the city .. well like all big cities the traffic is a pain in the butt. We mostly did public transportation and only...
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California Academy Of Science

As a child I can remember taking field trips in school and visits with my parents to the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park. At the time it was primarily an aquarium, natural history...
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San Francisco Botanical Garden

I enjoyed even though I wasn' the photo bug i am now .. I'd take a bunch of pics now .. hope to come back someday and I'm sure I'd enjoy it more now that I have a good camera. this was in spring ......
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Twin Peaks

Our car climbed to the top of the Peaks. There was a lot of parking, colorful and friendly people and fabulous views of San Francisco. We were elevated 922 feet with spectacular views of the Bay Area,...
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