Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco

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. Add Presidio of San Francisco to your San Francisco travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Francisco online visit planner .
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  • The United States is like Europe because the old historic country with historic buildings. It's like not to get left behind when compared to Europe, artificially built buildings could not help feeling that. In particular, because of the lack of parking spaces ... It seems that there is no need to take you to visit.
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  • Highly recommended tour along the coast. Quiet, fresh sea air, relaxation pure! Don't go over the bridge and also time should be clamped with.
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  • The Presidio was formerly a military base, today a beautiful maintained Park and apartment complex. It is located between the city and the Golden Gate Bridge. Here, you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city, super.
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