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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #7 of 361 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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Brooklyn, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
6 helpful votes 6 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 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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104 reviews 104 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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

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Genoa, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

What to say ,travelling alone this is a place where you dont feel lonely!great hike from pier 39 to the golden gate and to sausalito-this area is so alive !of people that runs and play every kind of sports .mothers with children and dogs that enjoy the bay-ferries are available to alcatraz sausalito and else!i ve been six days in... More

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London
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Huge, historical and accessible. Great attributes from an attraction which the city is happy to share with you. We got a good deal on a boat trip under the bridge and around Alcatraz (check out Groupon). Good weather helps and we saw great weather.

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Went on a one-hour cruise with Blue & Gold cruises, under the Golden Gate Bridge, around Alcatraz, and so on. Good pace and narration, got some great pictures.

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