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Treasure Island

San Francisco, CA (SoMa)
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Ranked #70 of 373 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Islands, Military Bases/ Facilities
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Tracy, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
70 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Did you know that “Treasure Island” was built originally for the “World’s Fair” or that this was once occupied by the United States Army and Navy? This was also originally planned for the “San Francisco Airport” before the military swapped it for “Mills Field” along the San Francisco Peninsula near the city of Millbrae? A lot of “tourists” who have... More

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Spokane, Washington
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96 reviews 96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This used to be a Naval Station and we wanted to visit because my husband used to live on this base (many years ago). I can understand why everyone wanted this station. The views are breathtaking. I do understand that there has been clean up due to some waste, but I find it very sad that San Francisco has not... More

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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The view of San Fran and Alcatraz from Treasure Island is pretty cool. You can also get some good shots of the Bay Bridge. I've been here a couple of times for rugby events at the San Francisco Golden Gate pitch which is on Treasure Island - very cool area. There is a wine merchant that hosts tastings here sometimes... More

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Norridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I was there for the wedding of my nephew and his beautiful bride. The view of San Francisco was beautiful. The whole experience was wonderful.

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Avon, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Treasure Island, if you visit at night, provides a glittery panoramic view of San Francisco that can take your breath away. Even without using the coin-operated viewers provided, many landmarks are visible. But who cares, when the lights are spread out in such a beautiful sparkling array at the water's edge? Here and there among the rocks a stray raccoon... More

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San Ramon, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
63 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Treasure Island offer wine tasting and eating, but it's best known for it's outstanding views of SF, especially at night. Bring your camera and a coat, as it can get very cold there. The best time to go is in the early morning when the sun is rising in the east and lights up the City. Also, at sunset when... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

First off if you don't have a car, don't bother going here. We were staying in Fisherman's Wharf and the public transit system does not make it easy to get to and from Treasure Island. The wineries won't open on weekdays and they are spread out, they also looked suspect from the outside. When we got there via bus it... More

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Moreno Valley, California
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354 reviews 354 reviews
69 attraction reviews
523 helpful votes 523 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Turn off the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge to explore a true gem in the middle of San Francisco Bay. Formerly a World's Fair site then a PanAm clipper ship port, a military base for decades, nearly all the Island has been repurposed into residences, specialty dining, wineries, conference centers and incubator businesses. Because it was closed off for so long, most... More

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Roseville, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Treasure island is a fun little escape for locals and vistors alike. There are specatular views of the Bay area cities and the new Bay bridge. The big surprise is that there are several very good wineries on the island. This is a great place for wine tasting, walking, romantic dates, photo ops and just enjoying the sites. This is... More

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San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We went in the evening when it was around 6.30PM and it was already dark. The SF downtown, the bay bridge were illuminating. The Golden gate wasn't very obviously visible though. There is nothing else here apart from an awesome view.

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