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Scenic 49 Mile Drive

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Address: Throughout San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: +1 415-391-2000
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Great way to see San Francisco!

As an SF resident, I have taken many visitors on the tour and I enjoy it every time. I always discover something new about the City even though I've live here for 20 years. You... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

As an SF resident, I have taken many visitors on the tour and I enjoy it every time. I always discover something new about the City even though I've live here for 20 years. You will hit all the must sees and can choose the do the entire 49 miles or just pieces. Go through GGPARK, Ocean Beach, the Presidio,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

If have time, take the drive along this area and enjoy the beautiful view throughout San Francisco. It's interesting to see d view from here.

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We were only in SF for a few days, this was a perfect way to get around and see a lot in a short amount of time. We did about 3/4 of the drive and really enjoyed it!

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It took me quite a long time to get there as the public bus lines were not so well easy to understand. May be, lets say, 2 bus later.... then You come after a tunnel to a large parking and expensive shop. The view is gret to the Golden Gate and the Alcatraz Jail. But... the Fog can strech its... More 

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columbus, oh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Ran out of time to do this on Labor Day weekend due to a tight schedule. Plan ahead and leave plenty of time to see sights. NOT for people that don't like crowds or LOTS of traffic.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Made for a pleasant day. We spent several hours seeing the sights along this drive and never left the city. I had no idea SF was so spread out and so diverse. Highly recommend if you have a car. We went with my son and his girlfriend who live there, and even they learned something.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Scenic 49 Mile Drive is so gorgeous that you should consider yourself lucky if you drive it! Just take your time, drive slowly, and take in the beauty. Such beauty is very rare to find it - if anywhere else. I recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

In three hours: Drive past all the points of interest in San Francisco! or In three days: Drive slowly to all the points of interest, get out, park, and visit them! or ride on a bicycle!! Either way you do it, you'll have a great, interesting and informative drive, or ride, or even walk (if you have the energy!!!

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Riverdale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Love this scenic drive. Did it on a clear day, and really enjoyed our time. We stopped in many places like Twin Peaks, Fisherman's Wharf, and many many more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I decided to take my family of 6 plush grandparent's for a total of 8 on this route. We had a ton of fun and we're able to see many sites that we would not have seen otherwise. We also added to stop at Pier 39 where we enjoyed dining and entertainment from street performers I would highly recommend it.

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