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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #6 of 373 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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Geneva, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Not realizing if Alcatraz is a must see, reserve tickets well in advance. Muir Woods and Beach Overlook are wonderful areas to visit.

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Montreal
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

It's a Bay with crazy bridges, markets, islands and loud sea lions! Of course I'm going to give it a 5 star!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

a very special view, lovely shops and restaurants along the front, check out the sea lions on pier 39. cycle across the golden gate for the full experience!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This area is definitely worth seeing when you come to San Francisco. Great restaurants, like Skomas and nice shops.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Fisherman's wharf and the bay area was great for walking along, eating and seeing a lot of the historic landmarks. Perhaps a bit touristy but sometimes this is euqally as fun as the local hotspots

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Timbuktu, Mali
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I have been living in Berkeley for the past 7 years, and I never get tired of the bay. It makes for a beautiful view, some of the best sailling in the world, and good swimming as well. Our house looks out over the bay with the golden gate bridge smack dab in the middle. On a sunny day, it's... More

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Savannah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

It was a nice boat trip out to the Golden Gate Bridge, and well narrated. Picture ops were limited due to the crowd aboard.

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Kottyam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Nice to spend your evening. Very clean indeed. Beautiful view of the Pacific ocean. weather was fantastic and great to watch the cruise liners departing from the harbor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This bay must be one of the most impressive bays in the world and to see it from Golden Gate Bridge gives you amazing perspective.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We walked from the piers all the way along the water to the golden gate bridge....the view is amazing the whole walk, plus there are little parks along the way....also a great bicycle ride....definitely a lot to see and worth the trip.

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