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Scenic 49 Mile Drive

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Address: Throughout San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 391 2000

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49-Mile San Francisco.

The trip took 6 hours. We go to see San Francisco from a different perspective. It was one of our better trips in SF. Some can just be seen from the car, others you will want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The trip took 6 hours. We go to see San Francisco from a different perspective. It was one of our better trips in SF. Some can just be seen from the car, others you will want to get out and enjoy. Consider the weather. Bring snacks, camera, and maybe a jacket.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We have followed a large portion of the 49 Mile Drive and we have found it to be a really good way to get a good overview of San Francisco . We drove for 5 hours the first day we spent in SF and we used the knowledge we gathered along the Drive to identify sights we wanted to visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful drives you will ever do. Lots of places to pull over and look at all the beautiful scenes. So pretty and peaceful. When you see the natural beauty you will know why there are so many artist and poets around because I'm sure they get inspired by it all.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I rented a bike to go to Sausalito and I cycled on this route. The beauty is breathtaking. I stopped so many times to take photos. It is so refreshing and I loved every moment of it >3

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

You can do all or any part or parts of the 49 mile drive while in many parts of san francisco. Lots of sights to see, do your research so you don't miss anything cause there's so much.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Brilliant tour! Did this on our last day in Sanfran. Got to see so much more of the city than I knew existed! Definitely recommended. Sign posting is ok to follow but I would recommend having a navigator and map/sat nav to follow too as some points there were gaps in the signage. We did the drive In about 2-3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great way to sample San Francisco. Most of the major sights are included. Some signs are very faded and there could be more especially around Golden Gate Park. Great in the built up area of town. Definitely in the Top 10 if things to do whilst here and allows a list of return for longer to be... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well sign posted, and a great way to see all of the attractions of the city from the comfort of your own car! Amazing views, amazing sights, and a completely different perspective! Loved this trip and if you have a hire car, I think this is a must trip to take before handing the car back to the garage!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you rent a car, you can drive this scenic tour yourself. It is easy but have a map handy because it can get confusing around the Presidio.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This is absolutely the best way to orient yourself or for incoming friends and/or family... AAA has a map of the route, and there's excellent signage along the way... Please remember to bring your still and video cameras...

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