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San Francisco Bay, San Francisco

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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San Francisco sits on the tip of a peninsula, surrounded by San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate strait, and the Pacific Ocean. To explore the bay's shoreline, walk, skate, or bike along the Bay Trail, which is paved within the city. To explore the region from the water, board one of many tour boats. Known for its strong westerly winds, the natural harbor is a mecca for sailors, windsurfers, and kitesurfers. The bay is also a natural nursery for native crab, halibut, and salmon, as well as being a key link in the "Pacific Flyway," a major north-south route used by migratory birds. If you want to hang out by the water, especially on a sunny day, join locals at Marina Green (30 hectare) 74 acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. Take a look at our San Francisco travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to San Francisco Bay and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Had a great day in Sausalito, stopped off at a lovely pizza restaurant for lunch and wine on the waterfront. ??? Name. You can hire bikes but we decided to just relax and enjoy it as we had cycled fro...  read more »
  • Each city in its history. San Francisco has the label of hippies, Chinese, Italian sector, its Alcatraz Island, its magnificent 2 bridges, its unique points of view, its national park, its very mountainous city, its architecture. Beautiful and authentic. Ecological transportation (electric). Too bad we find a great number of roving.
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  • You can admire the beauty of San Francisco Bay from nearby during a walk along fisherman's Wharf or from a boat on the ride to Sausalito or remotely see and admire, from the hills of Oakland's or from the Campanile at Berkeley. You can and will not evade this unique spell. The different times of the day and changing weather let them appear again and again in a different light.
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