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5 Things You Have to Do While Visiting San Francisco

If you ever find yourself passing thought San Francisco, there are a couple of things you cannot miss out on. You probably have a mental list of all the sights you’d want to see and things you’d want to do while in the state of California. But, having a carefully laid out plan and itinerary can be your best bet to get around to an unforgettable experience.

In this post, we take a quick look at five of the things that should not be missed while visiting San Francisco.

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#1: Visit Alcatraz

Visit one of the most historic state prisons in the United States while in San Francisco. You’ll be able to walk through the penitentiary and view Al Capone’s, among other famous prisoners, cell.

#2: Take a Cable Car Trip

Did you know that San Francisco is home to the very last manually operated cable car system in the world? It would seem a waste to miss out on a trip on one of these whiles in the area!

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#3: Cross the Golden Gate Bridge

One cannot think of San Francisco without picturing the site of the majestic Golden Gate Bridge. A trip to San Francisco without crossing this iconic bridge would be incomplete. More recently the bridge has been added to the list of modern wonders of the world.

#4: Visit the Palace of Fine Arts

These breathtaking buildings are an absolute must when in the area. It’s a designated landmark in San Francisco and on the U.S National Register of Historic Places. It’s mainly used as an art gallery today, and you’ll find some wildlife on the grounds too.

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#5: Go Hiking in Muir Woods

Located at the top of Mount Tamalpais you’ll find the Muir Woods National Monument. The park is filled with hiking trails and picnic spots. Discover some of the enchanting red wood forests at this park.

And that’s our top pick of things to do and sights to see while in San Francisco. Did we miss out on any of the sights and attractions that you may have wanted featured here? Let us know about it in the comments section below.