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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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Lovely Drive

At the end of all our sightseeing, we were trying to find our way back to our hotel and accidently stumbled on this trail and we are so glad we did. After all the hustle and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
kirsty1321
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the end of all our sightseeing, we were trying to find our way back to our hotel and accidently stumbled on this trail and we are so glad we did. After all the hustle and bustle of the big city it was lovely just to drive through countryside and the outskirts of the city with amazing views of the... More 

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San Frncisco CA
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the memories you take away are breath taking. the scenery changes, fast! watch for the little signs throughout. you cannot get lost. use a gps and slow down for incredible views along the pacific. if you see a venue you want to stop and explore, do it. no regrets. the song about leaving your heart makes more sense the more... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At least once, those who like driving tours should try my favorite, Santa Barbara to Monterey in either direction. Santa Barbara itself is a great place to visit. Lompoc is nice, and Vandenberg Air Force Base is the site of missile launches. Spring is a beautiful growing season around Guadalupe for those who appreciate flora. Beautiful coastline scenery along a... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is just what it says. You drive your car along 49 miles of beauty and interest from the heart of the city down to the coast and see beautiful views along the way. It's free, but takes a while. 49 miles through San Francisco takes a while. Do it but plan for it.

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Rowlett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

The drive is great. Take the time to stop and explore each spot. The view from the peaks is beautiful. Starting early in the day and end near sunset at one of the beaches or the golden gate bridge. It's ok to start at a different point other than the first or the last one. As long as you follow... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Great way to see all the major sights in SF in one day. Also recommend a slight detour: driving up the golden gate bridge and up the Highlands to get great views of SF

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Thank Steven S
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

If you want to take a scenic road trip, this is it. It is not that long, but it is exciting every single mile !!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

You will see, so much of the city, pay attention to the signs. Stop every once in a while for a local treat.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I have done this by tour bus starting at San Francisco City Hall... a bride and groom were just coming down the massive steps indoors... We became their "wedding party" of well-wishers. We went on to several stops including lunch at Beach Chalet and A visit to "Land's End" at the Golden Gate...

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49 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Super fun with a limo tour there is a lot of sites that you must stop and takes pictures very beautiful.

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