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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #6 of 375 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Kayaking, Swimming
Description: Offers hiking and biking along its shores, paddling and sailing on top of its surface, and bird-watching and exploring among its wetlands.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Very nice scenic area with lots of attractions. Cooler than you would think. Lots to offer and see and eat. Pier 39 with all the street performers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Good fun loads to do. Head also to the fish shop area...you can't get fresher crab! Brilliant. Some walking, all on the flat.

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Leeds
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Walk from fisherman a wharf to Pier 39 and go see the seals - they are mesmerisingly funny! Enjoy the views as you stroll across to Alcatraz Island and to one side the Golden Gate Bridge and the other side the bay bridge - just beautiful!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We walked from the Ferry Building towards Fisherman's Wharf. We enjoyed the bay view all the way. We had an outdoor lunch by the bay. Gorgeous!

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Denver, Colorado
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Love this part of SF. Be sure and go to Ft. Point...take a picnic lunch...go to the "warming hut", out on the pier...you are almost under the Golden Gate. Awesome!

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

When in Rome!! You have to visit the Bay and the Pier's, although to some it can seem a bit tacky, it is one of those things you have to do and you will not regret it. Great food lots to see and a word of warning, lots of walking. But great fun.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed the harbor cruise on San Francisco Bay. We sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge and around Alcatraz. We even saw a porpoise in our travels.

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Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous all the way around, those poor Alcatraz prisoners, must have been torture to see or hear this glorious bay which has so much atmosphere and vibe. Loved it all around.

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful area on sunny and foggy days. Saw from quite a few angles during a couple of tours and driving over the Golden Gate Bridge.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We took 3 boat trips around the bay, we saw something new each time. It's true when they say you lost your heart in San Francisco. Looking forward to a return trip. We used Red and White boat trips but I'm sure they are all as good.

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