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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
From $36.00
 
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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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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Alcatraz N.P.

Well we had not booked and went and stood in line. Those who had booked still had to queue for their tickets BUT they had a special "carpet". Do not laugh. You have to be very good, stand in line on...
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Pier 39

Pier 39 has a number of quality but really EXPENSIVE stores targeted at San Francisco tourists as the number one tourist destination in the City is not the Golden Gate Bridge but The Fisherman's Wharf...
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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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Feb 20, 2014

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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. ...
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Alcatraz

The Alcatraz tour is an excellent tour in terms of the insights it provides about the prison, prison conditions and some of the famous inmates who spent time there. We purchased our tickets as part of...
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Chinatown

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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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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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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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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atufft

"Bagdad by the Bay"
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Karnubawax

"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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davequ

"SFO ... a declassé love letter to the CITY"
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Geisha_Girl

"San Francisco: Why this heart never leaves"
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