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Address: San Francisco, CA
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Activities: Kayaking, Swimming
Description: Offers hiking and biking along its shores, paddling and sailing on top of...
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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SF Bay is Golden

SF Bay is lovely and should be part of any SF travel itinerary via land or sea. My husband and I went for a boat ride around the bay last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. We used... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

SF Bay is lovely and should be part of any SF travel itinerary via land or sea. My husband and I went for a boat ride around the bay last week and thoroughly enjoyed it. We used the Blue & Gold Fleet tour company. The boat was crowded and noisy, but the bay was beautiful! We cruised under the Golden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

One of my favs is the Marin side, at the high viewpoints as the sun sets and lights up the Golden Gate. Once the sun goes down the lights of the City light up the landscape just over the bridge deck! Great photo opps! Put Hawks Hill in your Google Map on your phone and it will take you right... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Do the ferry ride, either to the island or out under the golden gate. They are both a fun time and a must see for most tourist. Catch it in the early afternoon so the you catch the warmer part of the day

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

San Francisco Bay is well worth a visit. There are lots of things to see and do including boat trips around the bay.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We wanted to make sure we took a Bay cruise while we were in town, but purposely did not book one in advance. Instead, we walked along the Wharf one afternoon to see if any deals were to be had and then went back the next day to the spots we saw offering the best deals. I don't remember what... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The place and its surroundings offer a great view, specially when it is raining. The water is so clean and has reflections of its surroundings in it.

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Sherman, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were fortunate during our stay we had impeccable weather and were able to see from one side of the bay area to the other. This is truly a beautiful area if your able to get out here and enjoy it. We will be back!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We visited San Francisco Bay when we rode our bikes across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. There are so many places to visit and the views are spectacular. Definitely worth spending some time here!

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When you have the opportunity to visit San Francisco, there is no missing on seeing the San Francisco Bay. The San Francisco Bay is truly one of the things that make San Francisco famous. This seaport city has been around since the 1800s and there are so much information and history about San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay, one... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Exciting views of San Francisco Bay, while taking a boat tour from Pier 39. Seeing San Francisco Bay from Fisherman's Wharf provides great views. I could sit and watch the sea lions and look out over the bay all day. If time allows, take a sweater and try to take a water tour of the bay. For my husband, water... More 

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