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All reviews great drive the golden gate bridge take your time the presidio points of interest breathtaking views city tour take pictures route sights neighborhoods sf clockwise signage beauty track parts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First know that many residents do not want tourists driving through their neighborhoods. With that being said, be prepared to know many of the signs you are to follow will be missing. At first, it was a bit frustrating. Then, we decided it was a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed December 11, 2018

It is worth the breath taking scenery from here and a good photo stop! Some people bike there, but we took a bus which dropped us off.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank treal2018
Reviewed November 9, 2018

who goes to sfo without seeing this fame bridge? then drive by to have a fancy dinner on the way back to the city center.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amaninjamum
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you have a car this is a great way to see the sites, neighborhoods and view points. The signage can be difficult to spot so it better to go by the directions and map. If driving is too difficult in San Francisco for you,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We were so lucky to have a crystal clear day on the ocean. There are so many picturesque spots; a must to-do if you get a chance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank millie L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I've tried a couple of times to follow 49 mile drive but I can never stay on the drive. I always lose the signs. Don't know if it is me or there are some signs missing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kshel132
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Drive along the beach and watch the surfers. Continue and see Lake Merced. It's easy to get back to 280 and downtown SF.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank karen2450
Reviewed August 23, 2018

This drive winds through the best of San Francisco sights and scenery. Walk, bike, scoot, or drive it...it’s all good.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Fabulous, stunning Great drive. beautiful views Very scenic and enjoyable. Learned a lot of things. .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eileen O
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We did the drive over three days,saw parts of San Francisco we had never noticed before.Look for the 49 milrpe drive signs marking the route.New book on 49 mile drive walks that gives explicit directions and what to see and how to get back home

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Janet L
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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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there is not parking spot... that is the problem....
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Response from D L | Reviewed this property |
Worse than a nightmare!
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