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San Francisco Sunset Champagne Seaplane Tour
"Your seaplane tour takes off from Sausalito a waterfront town just 4 miles (6.4 km) north of the Golden Gate Bridge. While you sip a glass of Mumm Napa a California sparkling wine made in the traditional French method enjoy a gorgeous leisurely flight over San Francisco Bay before the sun sets. Relax during this magical time when the city and water are beautifully illuminated by the indirect light of the sun.Head out to the open Pacific Ocean and then south to the Golden Gate soaring over the iconic red towers as you make your way toward downtown San Francisco. Fly past Fisherman’s Wharf Pier 39 and the skyscrapers of the Financial District
From $239.00
 
San Francisco Love Tour
"San Francisco Sightseeing Tours aims to provide an enthusiastic and authentic way to get-to-know San Francisco. Hitch a ride for an experience that mixes both our love for modern day living and our memories of San Francisco in days gone by. Our 1970’s Vo complete with neon blue seats beaded curtains and shag carpets foster a Hippie vibe that celebrates Peace Love Freedom & Adventure. You will see breath-taking marvels such as the Golden Gate Bridge Lombard Street China Town The Castro and so much more.Travel down unique streets where other busses are forbidden. Visit the homes of San Francisco’s counter-culture icons such as The Grateful Dead
From $48.00
 
San Francisco City Tour
"The Golden Gate Bridge is an architectural masterpiece standing at a staggering 746 feet and spanning 8981 feet completed in 1937 it was the world’s longest suspension bridge until 1964. The captivating international orange color is a unique trait of the bridge.An historic icon of San Francisco the cable cars is the world's last manually operated cable car system. Running along California street the cable car connects Union Square to Fisherman’s Wharf. Due to limited time we are passing by only.Union Square located in downtown San Francisco is a large open plaza with a towering monument commemorating The May 1st
From $65.00

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Fisherman's Wharf

I went to Fisherman Dwarf. Bought a 32 GB SD card from a camera shop. While putting the SD card, sales guy shown told that I can benefit from filter, lens. I refused. He requested it is close out...
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Pier 39

Built mostly as an expansion of the hugely popular Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 39 is nearby pier from the Port of San Francisco, rebuilt specifically to cater to tourists. There is nothing authentic--no...
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Alcatraz N.P.

If you read stories about Alcatraz and its prisoners, or saw some movies about it, then the visit is very interesting for the revival of your memories. If as it happened to Fernanda, you never paid to...
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Be Aware!

By mistake i ended up with this shop and got fooled for my life. I purchased Olympus VR 320 camera in this shop and i wanted to give off my fuji DSLR camerca as well as i was not using it. The...
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Not Worth It!

There are many tour buses in San Francisco. Open Top Sightseeing Tour Buses do not have a narrator on board. They give you a cheap cheap earphone for an audio tour. You can't understand a thing. Our...
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Cable Cars

Cable Cars. A San Francisco icon. One trip costs $3.00, an all day pass costs $9.00. This is a rip off considering a bus or street car ride costs only $1.25. If you ride on a cable car, you most...
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Take the 30 Bus then the 29 Bus to the Golden Gate Bridge. Instead of hanging around with all the tourist, head straight down to the pier (can't miss it!). You will get a great view of the bridge and...
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Chinatown

China Town was not so much as a 'trap' as it was a bit annoying with all of the vendors following us and pushing their goods and products in front of our path, so other than being a bit over promoting...
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Lombard Street

I see many tourists pull up in taxis or rental cars, hop out, snap a few photos of the crooked street, and leave. There are actually steeper, more crooked streets in San Francisco, but what makes...
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Twin Peaks

Most tourists don't get much further than a drink at the Mark Hopkins with it's great tall building views. which resembles the sort of views one gets in abundance in NYC. So, a popular tourist trap...
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Haight Street

I still like the Haight & Cole Valley. I love the Victorian houses, and the area holds lots of great memories circa '66 / '67. But Haight St. is imho sometimes a semi-pathetic & commercial shell of...
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Shopping

Stay away from no-name or discount stores selling various electronics products such as cameras, radios, phones, etc. These stores are usually much more expensive and sells lower quality products with...
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Coit Tower

The location is kind of inconvenient. I think the 39 Muni only runs every 1/2 hour so we had to wait a long time, and then you gotta hike back down a series of steps. We got some decent pics of the...
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Yosemite National Park

If you have a day to spare it is well worth looking up a tour company that covers this park. You will be picked up very early so keep off the beer the night before! A 0630 a.m. start is the norm as...
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Top Things to Do in San Francisco

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Lombard Street

i'M ONE OF THOSE ANNOYING TOURISTS THAT LIKE TO DO ALL THE PREDICABLE TOURIST STUFF ... AND MORE. THIS CURVY STREET IS FAMOUS AND ONE OF THE THINGS i'D INCLUDE IN MY PLANS WHEN VISITING THE CITY. AS...
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Golden Gate Bridge

During the Civil War, advances in artillery proved that masonry forts in the style of Fort Point were unable to withstand bombardment by heavy ordinance. Consequentially, the period following the war...
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Chinatown

Grant Avenue, between Bush Street and Broadway is the main tourist street of Chinatown. The avenue is lined with dragon-entwined lamp posts and buildings that borrow elements from Chinese...
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Alcatraz

It's a must do, in San Francisco - the visit to Alcatraz. For those acquainted to its history, the audio tour hits the purpose of, more than describing the place, to create a vivid sense of the old...
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Fisherman's Wharf

We were last here in 82, just around the corner that use to be a Travelodge that didn't have airconditioning back then, it is now called The Wharf Inn. What a transformation this area has taken on. ...
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Pier 39

sea lions or seals .. either way they are super cutie and fun to watch. There are so many of them .. i like to focus on a few at a time and watch them interact .. bump eachother in the water ect. I...
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"Bagdad by the Bay"
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"San Francisco - My Favorie City - By Default"
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"San Francisco - "It's a free-for-all up there!""
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"SFO ... a declassé love letter to the CITY"
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"San Francisco: Why this heart never leaves"
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