Address: Lincoln Boulevard, Near Doyle Drive and Fort Point, San Francisco, CA 94129Voted America's top city in numerous surveys, colorful and cosmopolitan San Francisco invariably charms visitors. Its 1.7-mile long Golden Gate Bridge -- one of America's top ten construction marvels -- is a must see. This graceful span is an unforgettable icon to drive, walk or cycle across.
Within thousands-plus acres of Golden Gate Park are gardens, lakes, bridal and walking paths, Strybing Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, and the tranquil Japanese Tea Garden, originally part of the 1894 World's Fair Exhibit. Tea drinkers overlook a waterfall and pond framed by fragrant wisteria.
Address: Pier 33, B201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94122Do some time on "The Rock," a short ferry ride on the Blue and Gold Fleet deposits you on Alcatraz Island, and the self-guide brochure directs you from the former penitentiary's dock to its cellhouse. Evening tours, led by park guides, are also available on this island-of-no-escape in the San Francisco Bay ). Click here for the official website.
Address: Pier 15, The Embarcadero & Green St., San Francisco, CA 94111The Exploratorium is a twenty-first centry learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker. For more than forty years, we've built creative, thought-provoking exhibits, tools, programs, and experiences that ignite curiosity, encourage exploration, and lead to profound learning. Dive in and discover what we're all about.
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