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San Francisco Bay

San Francisco, CA
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Offers hiking and biking along its shores, paddling and sailing on top of its surface, and bird-watching and exploring among its wetlands.
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Reviewed yesterday

Pier 39 offers a great shopping a food experience for the whole family. Sea lions lay on the pontoons at the end of the pier. A great experience is to take a cruise with the Bleu and Yellow Cruise company. It takes in the Golden...More

Thank Bren469
Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked around a few hours and the day was beautiful. It is a lovely photo spot.the people were in the water .. some were swimming.. wading and just sitting by the small beach. We were near Fisherman's Wharf. Great place to walk.

Thank Phylly M
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best ways to view the San Francisco Bay is to take a cruise tour of the SF Bay. My hubby and I took the 90 minute Bridge 2 Bridge Tour on the Red and White Fleet on a Sunday afternoon @ 2:15pm....More

Thank LisaandRod93013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So we had four nights it was Just enough, but only just. We don't do any shopping, so if you want all that garbage add another day, I've individualised the places we visited, but San Francisco is excellent, well worth a visit. We stayed near...More

Thank john_mason950
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very pretty but extremely "touristy" so really commercialised. Worth seeing but not a lot if time needed here.

Thank moreholidaysplease87
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is everything: nature, landscape, food, shopping!! It's nice to walk around, buy souvenirs, eat an ice-cream or juste to have a drink 😎

Thank Aurel2702
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Bay figures strongly in the whole region since it is so large. The streets of San Francisco offer many walking options and different views of the Bay in all its moods and then the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges offer yet more in terms...More

Thank Dr Benjamin P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We liked how almost everywhere you were around the piers you could see the bay. With the fog and nice temps. we had a great time.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love to walk around the bay watching all the boats and yachts going by. You can sit on the small beach or on the grass in the park watching those brave enough to swim in the harbour or you can walk to the end...More

Thank Mistyb1302
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in northern California surrounded by cities of San Francisco ,Oakland and San Jose.San Francisco city grew on the shore of this bay.World famous golden gate bridge, two other bridges connect the far flung areas opposite the city of...More

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Kirsten M
4 September 2017|
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Response from jenabelConsett | Reviewed this property |
The Hilton at union square is quite handy and we used the hop on hop off bus to get around. We walked a couple blocks from the hotel to union square and bought tickets for the bus at 40 dollars each. It stops at many stops... More
Ben M
3 September 2016|
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Response from Jarion M | Reviewed this property |
I would vote for the East Bay as a base with sojourns into the City, but I would stay more on the Berkeley/Kensington/Solano side of things rather than Oakland. Weatherwise, fall and spring are the sunnier times for SF... More
30 August 2016|
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Response from joycet580 | Reviewed this property |
Rental Vehicles Paying Tolls at the Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge toll is assessed in the southbound direction, going into San Francisco. Before driving a rental car over the Golden Gate Bridge into San... More