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Take a tour boat from Fisherman’s Wharf and check out the sea lions of Pier 39 on the way over. Make sure you buy your tickets in advance though, they sell out pretty quickly. Some tours offer audio, I recommend add that on.http://www.alcatraztickets.com/tours/tourType.cfm?ttid2=83
Fort Mason is at the end of the piers in the northern most part of San Francisco. There you will find many activities for all ages and of all interests. Mapperyhttp://www.fortmason.org/
A cute Italian neighborhood with good food. I enjoy walking around, stopping to have coffee here and desert there. The area offers many good restaurants, cafes, bakeries and bars. Here you’ll find Coit Tower, one of San Francisco’s most recognizable landmarks. It’s a long walk from BART, or you can drive there, but parking can be difficult.
Free walking tours of San Francisco.http://www.sfcityguides.org
Gorgeous views and historic sites. Visit Baker beach and have a picnic. Park in the Presidio and walk across the Golden Gate Bridge.http://www.nps.gov/prsf/
Get some exercise and check out some beautiful old houses. Begins in Union Square.http://www.victorianwalk.com/
This Victorian mansion is filled with so many unexplained oddities, that it has come to be known as the Winchester Mystery House. Located in San Jose.http://www.winchestermysteryhouse.com/