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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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Englewood, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I love San Francisco! It's just a nice city by the ocean! All the attractions by the Bay, the great restaurants, all the souvenir shops, the Golden Gate Bridge, The Coit Tower, the Aquarium by Pier 39, the Exploratorium, etc. etc. It's expensive and touristic, but it is worth visiting and spending some time. The street artists are fun and... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

WE decided to go over to Sausalito by taking the Blue and Gold Ferry line. Nice ride and wow, the views are stunning. The ferry passes right in front of Alcatraz for great photos. It docks at Sausalito, a pretty town by the edge of the water, whose streets are lined with trendy little shops to browse.. There are small... More

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Buffalo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The Bay area is stunning. Being from the east coast made it even more unreal to see the bridge in person. Absolutely a must see and a gorgeous experience for all!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I was lost at San francisco and I met mr. Randy, I asked him about good place to visit and he offered to me join his group and be his guest. so I accept that and he showed me all places that any visiter want to see. He is free nice guy and helpful, I got surprised when he didnt... More

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Coaldale, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Great place to take awesome photographs!! Watch out for the foggy days!! If you can't see the sun I'm sure you can't see much.

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Orem, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Honestly, I love anywhere along this bay. Walking on the beach, eating at a restaurant, just soaking it all in. It's a lovely place to go and visit. Just spend the day walking around and seeing all the things. I took a tour on a duck boat, that drove around in the city, and then launched off into the bay.... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Boat left on time and was ok - trip took about 15 minutes - there is quite a walk to the prison and as i have walking issues i used the transport provided to get there (did walk back down tho). The visit was very interesting and the information provided on the headset allowed you to go at your own... More

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Tempe Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This is a fabulous bay from any angle, the Golden Gate Bridge, bay bridge, Ghiradelli Square, Alcatraz. Don't miss this beautiful spot. They wrote the song, I left my heart in San Francisco for a reason.

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Amarillo TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the nice weather and good seafood !! Was a little touristy but what do you expect ?? Could see Alcatraz in the distance and the golden gate bridge. Lots of seals ? or some kind of animals hanging out on the rocks...

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Fairfax, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

wonderful views all around. busy place. Lots to do. scenery is excellent. You can take the boat and see so many of the city sites up close - angle island, alcatraz, golden gate bridge, all can be viewed from a boat tour on the bay.

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