10 Reasons Tourists Love to Tour San Francisco

California, San Francisco Guide (B): 10 Reasons Tourists Love to Tour San Francisco

It’s impossible to think of San Francisco without thinking of the Golden Gate Bridge. While it’s probably the most photographed spot in the city, there are many other iconic stops along the way in San Francisco. Keep your camera handy as here are 10 reasons I think tourists love to tour San Francisco. These are in no particular order and while you may know some, others you may not, but all should make you want to pack your bags and fly straight to San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge: Did you know that the Golden Gate Bridge was never planned out to be the current signature color of “international orange”? The bridge was painted with primer to protect it from the elements and the consulting architect liked this color versus traditional bridge colors like black or grey.

TSG Tip: Luckily neither the Navy nor the Army Air Corps won their color choices which would have been black and yellow stripes or red and white stripes, respectively. Why? To make the bridge more noticeable by air. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Reasons Tourists Love to Tour San Francisco
Guide Location: USA » San Francisco
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Golden Gate Bridge   Lombard Street   Grace Cathedral   Palace of Fine Arts   Chinatown   Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory   Painted Ladies   Cable Car Museum   Ghirardelli Square   Alcatraz Island   Bay Bridge  
Author: Marian Krueger
Read it on author's website: https://travelshopgirl.com/tour-san-francisco/

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