Golden Gate Park, developed in 1860, is home to the best
of San Francisco, from the
of Sciences and de
Young Museum, the Japanese Tea Garden and Strawberry
Hill, and so much more.
Overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge,
The Legion of Honor displays an impressive collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European ar
Golden Gate NRA is the largest urban national park and contains the Marin Headlands; and across the bridge, Fort Point National Historic Site, Alcatraz Island and the Presidio. Sausalito's back yard is a great place for sightseeing and outdoor recreation.
San Francisco Maritine Nat Historic Park, located at the west end of San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf, includes the fleet of historic vessels at Hyde Street Pier, the Maritime Museum, and the Maritime Museum Library.
The Musee Mecanique contains over 160 coin-operated mechanical instruments consisting of Grand-Ma Fortune Tellers, lovetellers, strength testers, and games of chance and skill dating from the 1880's thru the present. Free admission but machines are coin operated in their original condition so the public can enjoy them as they were originally intended. Located at the Cliff House Restaurant, a San Francisco landmark since 1863. Take Geary to Ocean Beach.
The Ruth Bancroft Garden is unique in its use of water conserving flora while being recognized as one of the finest private gardens in the U.S. $5.00
A trip to San Francisco is a trip to Pier 39. Ride the Venetian Carousel, visit the UnderWater World, enjoy street performers and the most delightful "Sea Lebrities" - San Francisco's surprise guests (California sea lions) after the Loma Prieta earthquake. The 1 hour Bay Cruise is a must with this special internet price of just $12.00!! Cruise includes the Marina, Presidio, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, Bay Bridge, and Downtown.
A trip to
Ghiradelli Square is truly delicious, with bakeries, restaurants, gift shops and a special stop at the scrumptius Ghiradelli Choclate Shop.
The San Francisco Zoo offers a natural environment for over 250 species of exotic and domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. $3, $6, $9
Aquarium of the Bay features
exhibits focusing on the Bay's diverse aquatic animals and