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Scenic 49 Mile Drive

Throughout San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
+1 415-391-2000
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  • Average5%
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“twin peaks” (17 reviews)
“great drive” (3 reviews)
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Throughout San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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"twin peaks"
in 17 reviews
"great drive"
in 3 reviews
"the golden gate bridge"
in 20 reviews
"ocean beach"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 7 reviews
"points of interest"
in 3 reviews
"the presidio"
in 8 reviews
"breathtaking views"
in 3 reviews
"city tour"
in 4 reviews
"palace of fine arts"
in 3 reviews
"take pictures"
in 4 reviews
"hop on hop"
in 3 reviews
"route"
in 43 reviews
"sights"
in 26 reviews
"clockwise"
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"sf"
in 28 reviews
"neighborhoods"
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Reviewed today

Was a very beautiful ride. Saw sea gulls and rare views. Was looking at squirrel eating. Nice to drive alone in the long roads.

Thank Thangu T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I think the best way to see San Fransisco is too take a tour/drive through the city and then decided where you want to spend your time.

Thank Carol H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I finally got some photos of the famous Pebble Beach golf course (albeit distance ones) We also saw a little island where hundreds of seal, otters and birds were. We even saw deer walking across some of the golf course fairways.

Thank olie293
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun place to cruise as you get reacquainted with the city. Always fun to play tourist and learn about it.

Thank Amaris D
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Treat yourself to San Francisco vast array of places to see over through the woods, the city, with views of the golden gate bridge.

Thank Dean A
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

After spending time in the Fisherman’s Wharf area, we really needed a change of vibe. From our first stop, we agreed it was a good decision to do this drive. Gorgeous views and an opportunity to see many areas we otherwise would have missed. Somewhere...More

Thank MKH952
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

This long drive winds its way through many parts of the city, so you see a lot. Probably better for the passenger than for the driver. Traffic can be horrible.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is a classic drive through some of SF residential areas. Lots of beautiful homes to see.If you have time and have a cal it is an OK thing to do.

Thank drastler
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

I went up not knowing what kind of view I would be seeing. The view is breathtaking. I went around sun set and I took amazing photos. I watched the sun goes down and bridge goes Gold.

Thank vienna B
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

If you have a car and are not in hurry, drive along this 49 mile - either in its entity or a part of it. A really fun way to see this city. Just make sure to watch your road for people and traffic light.

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Fotomom3
March 6, 2018|
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Response from KLE2013 | Reviewed this property |
The route is designed for you to drive yourself at your own pace. As the blue and white seagull signs that marked the drive are sometimes missing at places, try using the phone app that provides directions. Take the time... More
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Hack W
September 20, 2016|
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Response from Cookingforpleasure | Reviewed this property |
bus stops, very small parking place right by the souvenir shop nothing else that could help stopping before to cross the bridge
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sarchrisa
September 2, 2016|
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Response from D L | Reviewed this property |
Worse than a nightmare!
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