Best Places to Discover On a San Francisco Tour

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San Francisco Tour - Best Places to Discover

San Francisco is a tourist attraction because of the number of activities that one can indulge in and the number of places that one can see. A tour of San Francisco will allow you to see all the important sightseeing places.

Golden Gate Bridge   The main attraction is the Golden Gate Bridge. This connects Marin County and is a beautiful place to walk, cycle or drive along.

   There is also the Golden Gate Park near it. It has thousand acres of gardens with lakes and walkways. You also have the Japanese Tea Garden.

   The Exploratorium is the best museum in San Francisco. It has many exhibits dealing with science, arts and human perception. There are as many as 650 exhibits which say, "Please touch".

Book Now    The Fisherman's Wharf overlooks the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. This is a working fishing pier and all the restaurants serve fresh sea food.

palace of fine arts   The Alcatraz Island is also a great tourist attraction. Prisoners were housed here and it is still a place of great interest.

   The best way to see the city of San Francisco would be by the famous cable cars. These travel along century old routes, seven days a week. There are three routes. To tour around the city you can take the California street line which takes you through the Financial District, through China town, and over Nob Hill. The two other lines - the Powell-Mason line and the Powell-Hyde Book Nowline stop at Fisherman's Wharf. The brown and white stop sign is the place to board the cable cars.

Ferry/Bay Cruise   Chinatown in San Francisco is a place that should not be missed, as it has a unique ethnic and cultural value. There is a dragon draped archway between the Bush and Grant streets. This is the entrance to Chinatown. The streets are full of shops that cater to the visitors. There are many eateries, fish and vegetable stalls, temples and herbal shops that attract visitors.

   Alamo Square has a picturesque view and there are many Victorian homes amidst tall skyscrapers. Book Now You also have Lombard Street, which is the world's most crooked street.

Shuttle Tours   From Fisherman's Wharf you can take a 'red and white' ferry ride to Sausalito. It is a half an hour ride. The view is the San Francisco Bay is beautiful and Sausalito has many attractive outdoor cafes and small shops.

   The North Beach is the Italian neighborhood of San Francisco. You can take a stroll and enjoy the place with its eateries and bookshops.

To tour San Francisco you can buy the MUNI passport. MUNI or the San Francisco Municipal Railway is the best way of transport in the city. It is available for one, three or seven days. You can use this to board the bus, use the cable cars and the metro lines. This also gives you admission to certain museums and sight seeing places. You can get a MUNI passport at the Visitor center at the Hallidie Plaza and other outlets. You can also get a MUNI Street and transit map.

Besides this you can avail of guided walking tours and cycling tours. You can also take vineyard tours around San Francisco. There are also conducted ferry tours. Book Now If you are planning to go on a family tour, you can book a van or a car and have a guided tour of the places you want to see.

Plan ahead and discover all of San Francisco through different types of tours.

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