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Golden Gate Park

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Address: 501 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number: (415) 831-2700
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Bike Across the Bridge to Sausalito

If you want to really experience San Francisco, rent a bike at the Golden Gate Park and ride it across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. You can take a ferry back (with your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

If you want to really experience San Francisco, rent a bike at the Golden Gate Park and ride it across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito. You can take a ferry back (with your bike). You might have to walk the bike up the steep incline to get to the bridge, and it is pretty windy once you are there.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Catch the free shuttle in the park to get you around the whole park. Museums in park all have a fee.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Very nice part. Larger than we thought it would be. Went to the Arboratium and the flowers are unusual. Great that they have a free shuttle that goes around the park which made it easier to get around there when you are walking.

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Carmichael, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We used four modes of transportation: bus, cable car, taxi and our feet. Walked the City, guided by our student. Loved the cable car, the cab and the bus. Walking put us up close and personal. Went from Fisherman's Wharf to Sutro baths to Golden Gate Park - that just in the morning. it was great.

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London UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

We were quite surprised that the park is not quite like the ones in the UK but rather several different sections with main roads in between them. We visited the lake, which is stunning and then crossed the road to walk through the botanical gardens which are superbly maintained. To cover every section would take much more than a day... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to relax, play, take a stroll, ride a bike. Tonnes of stuff to do here and lots of places for quiet tranquility. Didn't have time to explore the whole park, but what we saw was awesome. Lakes, parks, treed areas, it has it all.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A very large, very beautiful, and very amazing city park. One could easily spend an entire day here. The Academy of Sciences, Botanical Gardens, and de Young Museum are all worthy of visits and are excellent. But, this trip, we spent more time hiking, and there are some fabulous hiking trails. Not to be missed and highly recommended.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

fashioned after the great central parks located in many large cities, Museums zoo, aquarium, many botanical gardens, super bike friendly,easily accessible by many transit lines. Just bring a jacket,remember it's SanFrancisco

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

but do stop to smell the roses. Or have a cup of tea or visit a museum. Explore the hidden statues (they had a groundskeeper who didn't like the statuary so he used to hide it and they are still uncovering it)

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Tried to visit the park as we have done in the past. Could not find a safe place to park. We had the rental car since we we flying out that evening. Several cars had their windows broken and contents stolen. We drove to several locations in the park and the same thing was happening. One police officer taking statements... More 

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