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5 Days in San Francisco

5 Days in San Francisco, San Francisco, California (B)

San Francisco seems to have sacrificed its vibrant vibes to its wild gentrification becoming one of the most expensive cities in the USA in the process. Still, the setting of San Francisco remains exceptional with the bay and mountains close by while the booming Silicon Valley and scenic Big Sur coastline is only a short drive away – depending on the horrific Bay Area traffic! This guide to San Francisco proposes both excellent indoor and fun and original outdoor activities to take in the best of the city while being able to adapt to its fast-changing weather!

Alcatraz is THE landmark of San Francisco. Escape the bustling city life on a trip to the quiet Alcatraz Island – or not: it is actually one of the most popular tourist attractions in town!

Hollywood has greatly contributed to this myth. Touring the island is the only way to find out what it was really like for extremely dangerous criminals such as Al Capone to be jailed in the most feared prison of the USA.

It is the super touristy must-go-to place. So if you must, go, spot the seals and sea lions and leave! We have a much better spot for you to enjoy sea lions from up close anyway (jump to Day 5)… Plan for time enough to snap a shot (and maybe an ice cream at Ghirardelli’s)! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 5 Days in San Francisco
Guide Location: USA » San Francisco
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Marcella Van Alphen
Read it on Author's Website: https://bestregardsfromfar.com/2019/08/07/guide-san-francisco/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Alcatraz
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • ferry building
  • The Autodesk Gallery
  • Chinatown
  • Chinese gate
  • The SFMOMA
  • Hispanic neighborhood
  • The Anchor Brewing Company
  • Painted Ladies
  • De Young museum
  • The Legion of Honor
  • The Japanese Tea Garden
  • The San Francisco city hall
  • the San Francisco War Memorial
  • camera store
  • Tenderloin Museum
  • Coit Tower
  • Sea Trek

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