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Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco
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It may come as a surprise that Presidio of San Francisco, the oldest continuously used military base in the country, also boasts acres upon acres of beautiful parkland. Despite its military involvement, the area is filled with forests, creeks, and walking trails where you can escape the urban bustle. Seek out hills with excellent views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city, and the ocean. Get a dose of history with a tour the cfficers' club, a historical building once used for U.S. Army officers and their families to socialize. If you aren't sure what to do first, get a map and more information from the staff at the visitor's center. Plan to visit Presidio of San Francisco and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Francisco attractions using our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.
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  • There is so much to do here I wish we had planned more time for this. If you like history, eating, walking/hiking, sightseeing, there is something for you. We took the free (at certain times of day, n...  more »
  • Vast and beautiful park to walk. There is the Disney Museum which is exceptional, struggling to find the site of Georges LUCAS, site to one can find the characters in the Star Wars saga, small nice restaurants including one to see and to restore "Session at Présidio" super good and interesting cocktails, beers from the North of France (St sylvestre) there. Free entry. A more public transport which lead down to the fisherman's Wharf for free: Green Presidio.
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  • We went through this area twice on separate tours and loved both trips, time didn't allow us to walk or bike through but you could see so many people doing just that. You could fully understand the re...  more »
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  • One of the top San Francisco parks. Good for walking, biking and hanging out. Several good restaurants in the park, nice event venues, and views of the golden gate Bridge. Off the grid on Sundays are a great activity on a sunny day.
  • Huge park with beautiful scenery. I find something new every time I there go to explore.
  • Love this place. A must do when you visit San Francisco. You have the beautiful view of Palace of fine arts, Alcatraz, Angel island, Sausalito and Golden Gate from here.
  • Historic. Beautiful. Nothing more can be said. OH except traffic can be horrific if its a weekend or holiday.
  • One of my favorite places to bike to from Oakland. Great views, good climbs, good food nearby, and beautiful historical sites. Whats not to like?