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About things to do in San Francisco

By Victoria Harding

San Francisco

When visiting the wonderful and interesting city of San Francisco, there are things to see all over the place. Finding something to excite your trip is not a difficult task. Here are some suggested places to go for family fun or for the solo traveler.

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
This getaway is perfect from dusk till dawn and especially during the fall season when the weather is the clearest and wind free.
General information line 556-0506
Public Transit Services call Muni at 673-MUNI and 332-6600 for Golden Gate Schedules

This area dates back to the Spanish era and has always remained a peacefull place for travelers. Check out the panorama view from the headlands along with the Golden Gate Bridge view through the tall Lincoln Boulevard's Cypresses.

San Francisco and Alcatraz

Boats leave Pier 41 several times daily, tickets are $10 adults along with the audio tour, $ 4.75 kids along with the audio tour. For more information call 546-2700 for tickets or call 556-0506 for Alcatraz info
The tour takes you through the grim cell blocks with a guide telling stories about the inmates and the crazy, erie, exciting tales of the Alcatraz.

The Cable Cars
For more information call 673-MUNI
Take a ride on the legendary Cable Cars, they begin running at 6am where you will be able to chat with the gribman and conductor on the car which is an amazing opportunity to learn exactly when and why these cars came about. This also provides a fun, traffic free tour of the city for a very low price!

San Francisco Zoo
Open daily from 10am to 5pm, $7 adults, $3.50 kids, Children's Zoo $1. For more information call 753-7080 At the San Fransico Zoo, you will find not your ordinary animals, but rather very special animals, such as: snow leopards, persian leopards, juguars, pumas, and after seeing all of these amazing creatures, walk through the Austrialian walk-about. Here you can feast your eyes on: kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies, emus, and more than 1,000 furry and feathered creatures!!!

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