Great view of the Golden gate bridge and less crowded than walking across the top
Another of our favorites. It's only open Friday-Sunday, so plan accordingly. See how the soldiers lived while guarding the entrance to the Bay. Walk up to the top and stand directly under the Golden Gate Bridge.
Located almost directly under the Golden Gate the old Fort Point military base is now home to many businesses (Fort Point Brewing, House of Air, etc.) and a walkers paradise. Highly recommend venturing over to Fort Point.
The Fort Point National Historic Site is an old army building located under the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge. Inside, you will find a museum that explains more about the history of the military in the area. There are also two short films that play throughout the day. One focused on…
“Very Popular touristy street with restuarants and cafes. Food, Night life street, bars”
“Lots of Chinese people still live in Chinatown, but a huge number have moved out to the Sunset district near Ocean Beach. Some of the best Chinese restaurants in town are strung out along this commercial street in the Sunset. Check out Oriental Seafood Restaurant, Cheung Hing for take out. There are lots of others, and lots of local color.”
Light Rail Station
“BART for trips to the airport and the East Bay. SF MUNI in the same station for light rail trips around the city.”
“This is one my favorite areas to bike to, or have a picnic at. Spending a few hours by the beach, watching people outside, dogs running by and people exercising while taking in the views of the bay. Get there around noon and relax for a couple hours before making your way to lunch.”
“55 acres of serene gardens showcasing diverse plants from around the world & a magnolia collection. Address: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122 ”