Tag: San Francisco Sightseeing

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Sightseeing in San Francisco Article

San Francisco Sightseeing

Historic Sites Alcatraz Ghirardelli Square Hyde Street Pier Pier 39 Coit Tower Sutro Baths []

Golden Gate Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Museum, Recreation, Playground, Garden, Sports

Golden Gate Park is every San Franciscan's beloved backyard. Any weekend finds hundreds of people coming here to play or just to relax and breathe in the heady air. Configured as a rectangle, it is similar in shape but 20% larger than Central Park in New York, to which it is often compared. It is...

The Wine Country Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Wine Country, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley, Wine

The Wine Country is a region of Northern California, known worldwide as a premium wine-growing region, where viticulture and wine-making have been practiced since the mid-19th century. There are over 400 wineries in the area north of San Francisco, mostly located in the area's valleys, including...

Sutro Baths Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, San Francisco Landmarks, History, Sutro Baths, Cliff House

Sutro Baths circa 1896 On March 14, 1896 the Sutro Baths were opened to the public as the world's largest indoor swimming pool establishment. The Baths were built on the sleepy western side of San Francisco by wealthy entrepreneur and former mayor of San Francisco (1894-1896), Adolph Sutro. The...

Buena Vista Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park

Buena Vista Park is a park in the Haight-Ashbury and Buena Vista Heights neighborhoods of San Francisco. It is the oldest official park in San Francisco, established in 1867 as Hill Park and renamed Buena Vista in 1894. It is bounded by Haight Street to the north, and by Buena Vista Avenue West...

Alta Plaza Park Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Pacific Heights, Recreation, Playground, Tennis

Alta Plaza is a park in San Francisco and caps the top of the western edge of Pacific Heights. The park is served by several San Francisco Municipal Railway bus lines. Alta Plaza consists of six city blocks at the top of Pacific Heights and overlooks much of San Francisco's Marina and Cow Hollow...

Alamo Square Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Park, Recreation, Playground, Tennis, Western Addition

Alamo Square is a park and residential neighborhood in San Francisco. It is located in the Western Addition, a part of the city's fifth Supervisorial district, and are served by several Muni bus lines including the 5, 21, 22, and 24. Alamo Square Park consists of four city blocks at the top of a...

Hyde Street Pier Article

San Francisco Sightseeing, Ferry, Fishermans Wharf, Park

The Hyde Street Pier is a historic ferry pier located on the northern waterfront of San Francisco, amidst the tourist zone of Fisherman's Wharf. Prior to the opening of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, it was the principal automobile ferry terminal connecting San...