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Visiting San Francisco - What To Do?

Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:15 pm

I will be arriving in San Francisco next Wednesday afternoon and would like some pointers and help from you lot if possible!

I am staying until the following Monday when I fly to LA.

What things (apart from the Bridge!) should I have on my list of things to see?

I have got a helicopter tour of the city booked for the saturday which should be good as never been on a helicopter before!.

I was thinking of buying one of the Go San Francisco cards when I arrive which gives free entry to things such as the aquarium and a boat tour of the bay - are these cards worth it?

Last question is - I am staying at the Stanford Court Hotel - can someone please tell me which is the nearest BART station and is the hotel walkable from it bearing in mind I will have my luggage with me!

Any suggestions greatfully received!

Thanks

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Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:36 pm



Quoting Sbworcs (Thread starter):
What To Do?

Take Superfly out for some drinks and he'll get you laid.  biggrin 
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:47 pm

I was going to suggest you to walk the Golden Gate Bridge, both ways.

A great experience! If you want to scare the hell out of yourself, just think there is an imminent earthquake to happen while you are right in the middle! For a scare, I can guarantee you that it's a good one!!

You will be safe as the Bridge is said to be earhquake proof to a very high degree. Now I don't know what the real truth is.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:55 pm



Quoting KevinL1011 (Reply 1):
Take Superfly out for some drinks and he'll get you laid.

Maybe he'll loan you a car and the above action can occur is some really heavy American iron from the '70s, maybe even with a Landau top and an eight-track!

Lots to do in SF. The aquarium is very good as is the DeYoung. So is the Palace of the Legion of Honor; not just a great art collection, but the view from the parking lot is worth the drive. Just off the top of my head and in no order whatever:

Chinatown is worth seeing on foot. So is Union Square once.
Cable car ride is inexpensive and if planned right will avoid crowds. I like the Hyde Street line best from around Powell & Ellis.
Asian and other kinds of food available all over town.
Bay Bridge is IMO as interesting as the GG.
Cruise to Alcatraz and take the tour.
The whole Embarcadero is dotted with things worth seeing.
The "Jeremiah O'Brien" and the "Pampanito" are a WW II Liberty Ship and Submarine that can be toured. There is an interesting museum on that pier as well.
The Maritime Museum is first rate.
AT&T stadium for a Jints game.
Hashbury (Haight-Ashbury) is still somewhat cosmic but a little sad. Old hippies who don't realize it is over, dead and buried, and the rest are too young to know what it was like.
I understand you can go up in the Sutro Tower on Twin Peaks. Not sure about that but the view from just the base of the tower must be pretty good.
Haven't been to the SF Zoo since I was a kid but thought it pretty good back then.
A little farther afield and you have the Bay model in Sausalito, Muir Woods for old growth redwood groves and Mount Tamalpais for nice walk and great view.

"Tamalpais" Does that mean tamale country?  Wow!

I'm pretty sure I'm forgetting something huge.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:00 pm

Quoting Sbworcs (Thread starter):
Last question is - I am staying at the Stanford Court Hotel - can someone please tell me which is the nearest BART station and is the hotel walkable from it bearing in mind I will have my luggage with me

Powell Street BART Station would be the closest stop for you. Its not walkable. You would need to take the Powell-Hyde Cable Car up to California Street

If you plan to you use public transport to get around the city, You can buy the SF MUNI Passport, which is good valid for 1, 3, or 7 days. With the passport, you ride free on all San Francisco MUNI buses, light rail trains, streetcars, and cablecars. You can purchase the pass at the San Francisco Information Center, which is actually located at the Powell Station. hope this helps

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Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:08 pm

If you are not dragging luggage the city is quite walkable. I've walked from the SamTrans station down south of Market, straight up over the hills, north to the Marina district and back, or up to Hyde St. Pier and all the way around the Embarcadero and other similar hikes many times. Now west to the Ocean is a different matter.

I enjoyed parking at the old Crissy AAF and walking under the GG bridge as well.

Things to do are not going to be your problem. Time or money might but not lack of things to do.

There are many neighborhoods that are worth walking just for the homes, "carpenter gothic" being pretty common and very San Francisco.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:23 pm

My girlfriend is in SFO right now for the holiday with her family.

They've been to 4-5 winerys.


  • Mondavi.
  • Opus.
  • Stromberg.
  • Coppola,
  • Sterling.


They went to Alcatraz. They went to eat at Terra in St. Helena - Napa Valley. Ame is owned by the same as Terra. They ate there also. Ate at Lulu in SFO and also Culinary Institute of America in Napa. They took a City Tour in SFO and also went to Muir Woods. Use the BART to get around the city. They saw a baseball game the other night - Giants.

Windowseat is near SFO.



 
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:27 pm



Quoting FXramper (Reply 6):
Napa Valley

Okay, there's the something huge I though I might be forgetting.

Quoting FXramper (Reply 6):
eat at Terra in St. Helena

I really like Tra Vigne in St. Helena, especially outdoors. There is a great little shop just down the sidestreet that sells teriffic olive oils.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:36 pm



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 7):

They also took a day trip to Carmel.
 
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:01 pm



Quoting FXramper (Reply 6):
My girlfriend is in SFO right now for the holiday with her family.

If the Giants are playing tonight, there will be a big fireworks show. You can get a good view from anywhere within a mile of the stadium.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 7:52 pm

Sebastiani winery in Sonoma
Alcatrez
see a baseball game (Giants)
eat at the stinking rose Italian restaraunt
have an Irish Coffee at Buena Vista
ride the Street cars
Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate bridge
Muir Woods
road trip to Monterey
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:21 pm



Quoting KevinL1011 (Reply 1):
Take Superfly out for some drinks and he'll get you laid.

Yes, take me out for drinks!  Silly
As far as getting laid, that depends on how much game you have with the ladies.  Wink

Lots of stuff to do here in San Francisco.
The suggestions above are all good, in a rated G sort of way.
Let me know if you want to see some of the raunchy stuff too.
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:38 pm



Quoting Superfly (Reply 11):
As far as getting laid, that depends on how much game you have with the ladies.

Hey Fly- There's always the Tenderloin Dist.  Wink
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Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:06 pm

Last time I was out there, two years ago, I stayed at the Hotel Nikko at Union Square. Excellent location, very walkable to alot of areas and great view of the bay. Also has a great Sunday Jazz Brunch with a Jazz Station remote that kills. On my To-Do list for next year! You'll enjoy SFO.
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 2:51 am

I was based in SFO for a few years when HA had an FA base there back in the 80's and if you have never been to SFO before, just know one thing. It's REALLY cold there in July. I'm completely serious. Bring a jacket, you wont regret it.

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Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:28 am



Quoting Sbworcs (Thread starter):
I will be arriving in San Francisco next Wednesday afternoon

Interesting, so am I...

I don't know if anybody mentioned it, but you can combine the GG crossing and a visit of Sausalito by renting a bike and riding there, and then come back on the ferry. It's well worth it and you can kill several birds with one stone...

Tip for the cable car: Get a muni day pass ($11), and never wait for it at the turntable, instead, walk up the street to the next stop and take it there. They always leave room for those who get in down the line, and you'll avoid having to wait under the sun for 2 or three cars to depart (they're not that frequent, but there are lots of tourists).

For aviation die hards, and along the old ships line, there's also the USS Hornet across the bay in Alameda.

Did anybody mention Crookedest street? the Coit tower?

There are tourism offices downtown (powell BART) and at Fisherman's wharf, as well as free tourist attraction brochures distributors in all the tourist spots.
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:03 am



Quoting Sbworcs (Thread starter):
I was thinking of buying one of the Go San Francisco cards when I arrive which gives free entry to things such as the aquarium and a boat tour of the bay - are these cards worth it?

Try a City Pass. Got mine from Allsanfranciscotours.com, along with a Muir Woods and Sausalito tour package. Made for a great day, and it was inexpensive as well.  thumbsup 

Quoting Sbworcs (Thread starter):
Last question is - I am staying at the Stanford Court Hotel - can someone please tell me which is the nearest BART station and is the hotel walkable from it bearing in mind I will have my luggage with me!

Funnily enough, that's also where I stayed. A bit "stuffy," but the bed was comfortable and it was generally very nice. There isn't a BART station within walkable distance. If coming from SFO (or anywhere, really), stop at Powell Street station and take the cable car straight up.

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 15):
Tip for the cable car: Get a muni day pass ($11)

No! Get a City Pass. $45 for all the attached activities and it includes Muni and the cable cars. I did it last Spring, and it was well worth it, as mentioned above.

Quoting Francoflier (Reply 15):
Did anybody mention Crookedest street?

Lombard St.  Wink

Enjoy your stay in San Francisco! I know I did so much that I went back again, and will be moving there next Fall when I graduate. Oh, and do make a trip report!  Smile
 
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:56 am



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 15):
Did anybody mention Crookedest street?

Do you mean Vermont Street in Portrero Hill?


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Sat Jul 05, 2008 7:02 am



Quoting Superfly (Reply 11):
Silly
As far as getting laid, that depends on how much game you have with the ladies. Wink

And can't assume its ladies. This is San Francisco. Even if she looks like a lady, best to ask (nonchalantly): "Say, you aren't a drag queen, are you?"

That'll get you laid.

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Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:28 pm



Quoting DocLightning (Reply 18):
And can't assume its ladies. This is San Francisco. Even if she looks like a lady, best to ask (nonchalantly): "Say, you aren't a drag queen, are you?"

I like the idea!!

Thanks all for the suggestions.

Quoting PanAm330 (Reply 16):
No! Get a City Pass. $45 for all the attached activities and it includes Muni and the cable cars. I did it last Spring, and it was well worth it, as mentioned above.

Where would I get this and how long is it valid for?

Am really looking forward to my trip!

2 new Cities and my first time on a 747!!!!!! Can't Wait!!

Thanks Again - might just try my frist trip report when I get back!
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:44 pm

Has anyone brought up the Exploratorium yet?
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:09 pm

I had read about it - is it good??
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:34 pm



Quoting Sbworcs (Reply 21):

I had read about it - is it good??

AMAZING. If you like science museums, which I do.
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 5:02 pm



Quoting DocLightning (Reply 22):
AMAZING. If you like science museums, which I do.

So do I! Being a bit dumb here - where abouts is it! Need to try and fit it in duting my visit,.

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Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:02 pm



Quoting Sbworcs (Reply 23):
So do I! Being a bit dumb here - where abouts is it! Need to try and fit it in duting my visit,.

Here you go:

http://www.exploratorium.edu




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Sat Jul 05, 2008 6:29 pm



Quoting JeffSFO (Reply 17):
Do you mean Vermont Street in Portrero Hill?

I'm pretty sure he meant Lombard.

 
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Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:30 pm

OK, so can I throw an idea out?

I'm moving to SF on Tuesday afternoon. And Sbworcs is going to be visiting this coming weekend.

I remember there used to be a little park that gave you a great view of all runways at SFO just south of the airport. Is it still there?

Meet on Sunday evening? Bring cameras? Bring food? Bring beer/wine (if that's legal there...).
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Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:54 am



Quoting Sbworcs (Reply 19):
Where would I get this and how long is it valid for?

I got mine from Allsanfranciscotours.com, simply because it was heavily discounted. I also misquoted you earlier. The pass is $54 or something like that, not $45. Still a great deal, anyway.
 
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Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:04 pm



Quoting JeffSFO (Reply 26):
I'm sure he did, too. I was being tongue-in-cheek because Vermont Street is considered by some to be more crooked than Lombard:

Very true.

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 27):
I'm moving to SF on Tuesday afternoon. And Sbworcs is going to be visiting this coming weekend.

Welcome to San Francisco!  Cool

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 27):
I remember there used to be a little park that gave you a great view of all runways at SFO just south of the airport. Is it still there?

Meet on Sunday evening? Bring cameras? Bring food? Bring beer/wine (if that's legal there...).

Yes it's still there.
I'd be up for a meet there. I do have a bit of a hang over but I'd be up for spotting and meeting some new blood from Airliners.net
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Mon Jul 07, 2008 1:34 am



Quoting Superfly (Reply 29):
Yes it's still there.
I'd be up for a meet there. I do have a bit of a hang over but I'd be up for spotting and meeting some new blood from Airliners.net

I mean this COMING Sunday, not today. I'm still, unfortunately, in NYC.
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Mon Jul 07, 2008 4:34 am



Quoting DocLightning (Reply 30):
I mean this COMING Sunday, not today. I'm still, unfortunately, in NYC.

Sorry about that.
I just returned from a camping trip so I am thinking everything is in pas-tense.
Sure, I'll be around next Sunday too.
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Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:56 pm



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 3):
Asian and other kinds of food available all over town.

What the hell is Asian food? It's like lumping the burrito and with the Boston Clam chowder and calling it North American food.

Quoting FXramper (Reply 6):
Windowseat is near SFO.

I am indeed. I live in the city. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Have fun in SF!

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 27):
I'm moving to SF on Tuesday afternoon. And Sbworcs is going to be visiting this coming weekend.

I remember there used to be a little park that gave you a great view of all runways at SFO just south of the airport. Is it still there?

Meet on Sunday evening? Bring cameras? Bring food? Bring beer/wine (if that's legal there...).

Great idea! I should be around if it's Sunday July 20th. Do keep me posted.

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Sat Jul 12, 2008 1:03 am



Quoting KevinL1011 (Reply 1):

Enjoy the theatre and deep-tissue massage.

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Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:56 am



Quoting JeffSFO (Reply 26):
I was being tongue-in-cheek because Vermont Street is considered by some to be more crooked than Lombard:

You're out to p!$$ off a few Franciscans... Who cares about Vermont?

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Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:18 am



Quoting Francoflier (Reply 34):

You're out to p!$$ off a few Franciscans... Who cares about Vermont?

I do! I just drove down it! I thought I might die!
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Quoting DocLightning (Reply 35):
I do! I just drove down it! I thought I might die!

If you drive down Innes ave, you could very well die.
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Sat Jul 12, 2008 6:20 pm

Quoting WindowSeat (Reply 32):
What the hell is Asian food?

Well, I have seen:

Japanese restaurants in San Francisco
Chinese restaurants in San Francisco
Thai restaurants in San Francisco
Burmese restaurants in San Francisco
Vietnamese restaurants in San Francisco
Mongolian restaurants in San Francisco
Philippine restaurants in San Francisco
Laotian restaurants in San Francisco
Korean restaurants in San Francisco
"Fusion" of two or more Asian country's cuisine restaurants in San Francisco

So you sum that up any way you want. I don't care. I think it communicated...

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Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:41 am

I am going to join in on this thread that sbworcs created, as I am also planning to visit.
First week of august I am planning to go to SF for 5 days. I need some pointers for sights to see. Thankfully some big name ones like Golden Gate and Alcatraz will be eating up portions of my trip and I have already researched enough on them to be set.

Other items that I am looking for are:

1) amusement and waterparks.
2) Nightlife and streetlife like popular stretches of roads with lots of restaurants and bars.
(The M rated stuff, oo la la.. I am thinking but it probably wont happen. That massage place sounds promising, I will be tired and need my shoulders rubbed and pressed.  Wink )

3) Also I have heard that the Iowa Battleship is somewhere around the city, is it open for tours or accessable?

4) How long of a drive is it from SFO to Big Sur? How about Hearst Castle further down the road, can it be done in a daytrip?

5) Are there any Architectural sights other than the Transamerica Pyramid? I know there are some museums there which has some funky designs like the modern arts but thats all I know.

I want to stop by at either Santa Cruz or Monterey to swim at the beaches.
Spotting will also be up on my agenda too despite the airport being harder to spot at.
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Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:22 pm



Quoting BO__einG (Reply 38):
1) amusement and waterparks.

Waterworld in Concord, California.
(40 miles north east of San Francisco)

Great America in Santa Clara, California
(30 miles south of San Francisco)

Quoting BO__einG (Reply 38):
4) How long of a drive is it from SFO to Big Sur? How about Hearst Castle further down the road, can it be done in a daytrip?

Big Sur is on fire right now and not you can't do it in a day trip. By the time you get there, it will be a burned hillside by the ocean.

Quoting BO__einG (Reply 38):
I want to stop by at either Santa Cruz or Monterey to swim at the beaches.

Bring a wet suit.
The water is cold.
If there is a heatwave, you might be OK but those usually strike in late August and September.

Quoting BO__einG (Reply 38):
Are there any Architectural sights other than the Transamerica Pyramid?

Just about every other building in town.
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Wed Jul 16, 2008 6:56 pm



Quoting Superfly (Reply 39):
Just about every other building in town.

Including the little shop in Maiden Lane that just happens to be a Frank Lloyd Wright.

Did we mention Benny Bufano?
Carpenter gothic?
"the big four?"
The ex-Zellerbach building (whatever it's called now) on Market?
Cow hollow?
The Ferry Building?
Vaillancourt Fountain?
et cetera?
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Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:06 pm



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 40):
Cow hollow?

What's so great about Cow Hollow?
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Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:28 pm



Quoting Superfly (Reply 41):
What's so great about Cow Hollow?

Actually I was thinking about the much-photographed marina green which is the natural outlet for the geographic feature that gives the Cow Hollow neighborhood its name. The neighborhood is nice enough, though, with lots of the old wooden houses that San Fran is known for.
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Wed Jul 16, 2008 7:50 pm



Quoting SlamClick (Reply 42):
The neighborhood is nice enough, though, with lots of the old wooden houses that San Fran is known for.

That is true. The old wooden homes are all over the city.
If I had $2million to buy a house here in San Francisco, I'd rather buy in Saint Francis Woods or Mount Davidson section of Twin Peaks.
No tourist and very residential. Lot's of trees, plenty of street parking and long driveways for guest and close to MUNI metro stations.
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Thu Jul 17, 2008 2:09 am

Thanks Superfly,
I do appreciate any of the pointers local guys like yourself have to share. I remember a few forum chit chats with you a few years back. I think they were mostly in those hot women threads.  Smile
The amusement park at Santa clara I will take a closer look at.
I found a Six Flags near Vallejo which looks interesting and I want to go there.

I hope Big Sur is at least open for the drive down, I will find a way to weather out the smoke but ultimately I hope the fires burn up by the time next month comes.

Some of the museums and art galleries in that city had been done by some big name architects and a few of them are quite modern too. There is one at Golden gate park with loopy curves and green roof which I think opened recently that is on my to visit list.
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RE: Visiting San Francisco - What To Do?

Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:45 pm



Quoting BO__einG (Reply 44):
Some of the museums and art galleries in that city had been done by some big name architects and a few of them are quite modern too. There is one at Golden gate park with loopy curves and green roof which I think opened recently that is on my to visit list.

You are thinking of the new DeYoung museum.
There is also the Museum Of Modern Art (SFMOMA) which is downtown. I think it's free on Tuesdays. Another good museum is The Palace Of Fine Arts.

Quoting BO__einG (Reply 44):
I found a Six Flags near Vallejo which looks interesting and I want to go there.

That is a fun place.

Quoting BO__einG (Reply 44):
I remember a few forum chit chats with you a few years back. I think they were mostly in those hot women threads.

There should still be a lot of hot chicks visiting from Europe and Asia when you're in town. Let me know if you want a partner in crime. Big grin
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RE: Visiting San Francisco - What To Do?

Fri Jul 18, 2008 2:51 pm

I don't think anyone mentioned this yet, but the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose (just south of SF) is pretty interesting as well.



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RE: Visiting San Francisco - What To Do?

Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:14 am

This should make it easier to find;
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