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“Great fun”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
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Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour on a Classic Cable Car
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Viator Exclusive: San Francisco Hop-on Hop-off Plus Bike & Bay Cruise
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San Francisco Experience - City Tour
Ranked #12 of 550 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: Since 1873, cable cars have run up and down the hilly city, though after the 1950s, these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. Seventeen miles of track remain and have been deemed a historical landmark.
San Diego, California
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great fun”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

The views from th cable car. The conductor was very friendly and the fun jumping on and off.

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Hanging out in SF”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

These are a lot of fun and a good way to get from one side of the city to another but safety is key, a friend hanging onto the side broke his leg on a turn. Keep children inside.

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Rio Vista, California
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“Not too close”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

It is so much fun riding the cable cars, but don't hang out too far if you are standing or you might get clipped! Seniors can get a clipper card at the Embarcadaro Station and then ride all transporation for 65% off, including the cable cars. The views are great as you head down to the bay. Lots of neat stops along the way too.

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DeBary, Florida
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“A great experience”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Very enjoyable. Suggest you use cable car early as by 10 am you cannot get on them. We were there on a weekend so it was busy.

Visited February 2012
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“Fun way to see the city!”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Take a cable car just for the experience! We rode it from Pier 39 to Union Square. The cost was minimal, you pay the driver in cash when you get on, or you can purchase passes at Pier 39. This is San Francisco at it's best!

Visited February 2012
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