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  • Fisherman's Wharf/Pier 39
  • See wild sea lions playing at the end of Pier 39 - for free!
  • See the "real" Fisherman by exploring the alleys north of busy wharf look for Scoma's and you are on the right track
  • Golden Gate Bridge*
  • Walk the 1.7 miles or walk to the first tower and return
  • Drive to Vista point on the Marin (north side of the bridge) and return
  • Golden Gate Park*
  • Conservatory of Flowers
  • Arboretum or Japanese Tea Garden
  • Museums (Science, Art)
  • Victorian, Upscale Neighborhoods
  • Pacific Heights East Victorians, Flowers, Landmark buildings*
  • Pacific Heights West Homes of the Rich and Famous*
  • Cow Hollow Victorians, unusual homes, parks*
  • Ethnic, off-beat Neighborhoods
  • The Mission Murals, Alleys, inexpensive shopping and eating
  • Haight see the street of the 60's Flower children
  • Castro see the scene of Harvey Milk's gay movement
  • Historic Parks
  • Presidio, California's newest National Park beach, 500 historic buildings, cannons and batteries, museums and more
  • Fort Mason Military history, art, and views*
  • Fort Funston Walk along the bluff by the Pacific Ocean
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Ocean Beach at the end of Golden Gate Park, goes on for miles
  • Sutro Park Explore a little-known park just above the Cliff House
  • Visit the murals at the Beach Chalet or the updated Cliff House (both have excellent food and views)
  • Coastal Trail
  • Walk the 5 miles from Lands End (by the Cliff House) to the Golden Gate Bridge; return via public transportation
  • Views and beaches; you feel like you have driven to Big Sur with the rocks and crashing surf!
  • Sausalito
  • The Bay Area's Mediterranean Village with shops and restaurants for every taste, all with a view of San Francisco's skyline
  • Take the ferry boat from the Wharf or the Ferry Building (allow time for food and wine tastings and exploring here)
  • Rent a bike at the Wharf or on Lombard (shorter bike ride) and bike the Golden Gate Bridge; return via bike ride or the ferry
  • South Beach and UCSF Mission Bay campus
  • South Beach is one of SF's oldest neighborhoods; don't miss the park
  • UCSF Mission Bay awe-inspiring architecture and medical research
  • Near AT&T to catch a baseball game
  • Stairway Walks
  • Explore some of SF's 650 stairways and steep hills
  • My favorites:
  • 16th & Moraga (go late afternoon for the sun to reflect off the hand-painted tiles)
  • Broadway and Fillmore in charming Pacific Heights, great views
  • Grand View Park from 15th St. stairway, see the ocean and city from a new perspective
  • 20 level walks in San Francisco
  • All walks feature great views walking on the crest of the hills and avoid all hills and steps!*
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