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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #7 of 362 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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26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

This place has one of the most beautiful atmosphere in the world. A fantastic peaceful spot. In a sunny day you can feel the peace in your eyes.

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Adelaide, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

A lot can be said about the SF Bay area, but basically most people will find something they like there. Walking on the beach, shopping for souvenirs, having Irish coffee or just people watching. Just dress warm, as the wind is cold any time of the year.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
12 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

freezing and choppy winds. How do folks live here? had to buy cheap fleece, but so worth seeing. Stayed w/ a view so we could admire

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Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

The visit to the bay was a great picture taking opportunity. It was also very relaxing. This is a must visit when you come to San Francisco.

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Plano, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

From the noise of the sea lions to the wind from the shore to the smells of the fish, this bay suits all the senses.

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Cullman, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We went during the summer and I was amazed how chilly the bay was. This was the first time to the West Coast, and I enjoyed it.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

San Francisco Bay by sailboat is an all day adventure. It is beautiful! I would suggest from San Francisco driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, Richmond bridge and finally the Bay Bridge. In that order to avoid the costly bridge toll on the Golden Gate Bridge and needing only to pay when you cross the Bay Bridge. Stop off in... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

You can't visit SF and not see the bay.San Francisco it a city of hills and views so you really can't miss seeing the bay. My favorite view is on top of the Valljeo Street garage which is on top of the police station. There is a side street next to garage usually lined with police cars. Walk down the... More

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Bay View, WI
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21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

OMG what a gorgeous city!!! Its hard to put into words the beauty of this town.Unfortunately we didn't get to see the entire city, but what we saw (Bay area) was great. Would love to live here. It seemed like anywhere we went you had some kind of amazing view. The view at night was just as impressive, beautiful hills... More

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Denver, Colorado
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We enjoyed several nice walks along the bay at the Embarcadero, Ft Mason, Crissy Field, and Baker Beach.

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