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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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San Francisco Private Urban Hike: The Presidio
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$55.00*
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Bike the Golden Gate Bridge: San Francisco to Sausalito
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Great Place to walk, enjoy the weather

Take the bus 28, easy to do. They also have a park shuttle bus on weekends. I walked back to North Beach the first time I went to Marshall and Baker beaches from where the bus... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take the bus 28, easy to do. They also have a park shuttle bus on weekends. I walked back to North Beach the first time I went to Marshall and Baker beaches from where the bus dropped me at the Golden Gate's second stop.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent a sunny morning wondering through the Presidio and it was a morning well spent. There are nice walking trails, history and great views all the way down to the Golden Gate Bridge. I choose to walk from town and it does take a lot of town but it is worthwhile. It would be great to cycle too. Well... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We biked from the bridge through the Presidio, down to GG park. The presidio is quiet with lots of history. Have a map ready, as it's easy to get lost in. Also, if biking/walking, there are lots of hills. The old buildings and homes are beautiful.

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a MUST if you are in San Francisco. The park is a beautiful, wooded park right next to the best neighborhood and offers an amazing view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Highly recommend this.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have always talked about touring an area on a bike and finally did so on a recent family visit to San Francisco. We've driven through the Presidio on past visits, but biking though this huge park is vastly better than driving or walking. You can rent bikes on site at Sports Basement, which has plenty of... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome view! No bathrooms. Some nice hiking trails. Interesting piece of history. Lots of people all having fun.

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great historic area to visit. I love the fact that they are restoring the area and allowing businesses to come in and selling house. Fantastic views. Plan on a lot of walking.

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Encino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time here and enjoyed the history behind the Presidio, but couldn't enjoy all of it or the views because of all the construction. Don't know how long that will last, but still worth the visit. Also park in the neighborhood near by-it's free for a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcome to the most photographed bridge in the world. What you want to do is head to the Visitor Center. There is a cafe at the top. By the statue of Strauss, you can join a free tour at 11am. Other times also exist. Tour is 75m and ends at walking entrance to bridge. Go as far on the 1.8m... More 

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Rocklin, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to visit. So much history as you walk around and the views are amazing. The grass areas, trees and trails are outstanding

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