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Presidio of San Francisco

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone Number: +1 415-561-5300
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Activities: Hiking, Walking, Biking
Description: A military installation from 1776 until 1994, the Presidio saw duty for...
A military installation from 1776 until 1994, the Presidio saw duty for Spain, Mexico and the U.S.; it is now a national park with almost 1,500 acres of hiking and biking trails, beautiful beaches and stunning views.
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A vast green space on a sloping landscape towards the Golden Gate channel. Ideally you must set aside half a day to walk around along the Lovers' Path and watch quite a few... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A vast green space on a sloping landscape towards the Golden Gate channel. Ideally you must set aside half a day to walk around along the Lovers' Path and watch quite a few attractions (like Walt Disney museum) and great views (GG Bridge and the marina).

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Nashville, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We walked across the Presidio which was quite a walk. Along the way, we took note of the various office buildings and military quarters. At the western coast, we found the bluff trail and batteries. We had hoped for great views of the Golden Gate Bridge from both sides of the bridge. Unfortunately, clouds covered the bridge for most of... More 

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Los Angeles, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful park like area near the entrance to the Golden Gate Bridge that used to be military officer housing. Very pretty and wont take a bunch of your day.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

While Trip Advisor does not provide an option to review attractions WITHIN the Presidio, the Presidio should not just be seen as just one "attraction" in San Francisco. You need to know that it features MULTIPLE attractions. INSTALLATION ART. If you are interested in site-specific "installation art" done by a living artist, you should see the work of Andy Goldsworthy.... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Presidio is a beautiful area of San Francisco where you can enjoy seeing the views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the boats on the Bay, Alcaratz and other interesting bay area locations. On weekends families can enjoy music, food trucks and picnics in the area and take advantage of the beautiful environment.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The first thing I did was take both complete and free Gold and Blue shuttle loops around the park to get an overview of the sights to see. There really isn't too much to see and since the shuttles only run every 30 minutes, it wound up being quite time consuming. Ultimately I found that my two favorite sights were... More 

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Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Lots of open space but kind of hard to navigate or interpret what you're seeing. Walked all the way through to the bridge but managed a find shuttle bus back out.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The park is in a gorgeous corner of the city. The view of the Golden Gate bridge may be enough to get you there, but stroll around and get a feel for the history of the spot. There are excellent signs about the history along the walkways. You'd miss them if you only drove around.

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The Wandering Yank here again. What we did is park by the Palace of the Legion of Honor, walk downhill on the trail through the golf course, and continued on the trail down to the cliff. What an amazing view of the Golden Gate! Then we continued on a loop around the golf course and back to the museum. Of... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

My brother and I walked through a good portion of the district, down the Lyons steps, through Letterman drive, and on to the fields and Disney museum. Nice walk, amazing homes and gardens. Food options are located to one side, not scattered throughout as we've found the majority of the city. However, still easy to navigate and worth the sight... More 

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone Number: +1 415-561-5300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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