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Parks & nature in San Francisco

“Do you know NY Central Parks' landscape architect also designed this Golden Gate Parks?”
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“Packed on weekends, great for people watching, picnicking, meeting up with friends, etc. Very sunny area of the city, just like Bernal, so perfect for lounging all day long.”
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Art Museum
“Beautiful art and artifacts through the centuries. Free access to the observation tower that overlooks the city.”
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“Beautiful (and easy) hiking trail overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Pick a sunny day for the views although I also love the misty fog or as we call him, Karl the Fog! He even has his own instagram @KarlTheFog ”
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Historic Site
“You have to visit to see the beauty of this place. There also is the world famous San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. ”
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“Amazing field overlooking the Bay with stunning views of Golden Gate Bridge! ”
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“Check out Off-the-Grid picnic on Sundays, usually at 11am - 4pm. But check their web site for updated schedule information -”
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“Hiking is just 15 min walk from the Perch on Highland. Hike this trail to see 360 degree views of San Francisco! easy and more challenging paths are offered with great views everywhere!”
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Monument / Landmark
“Lombard Street is an east–west street in San Francisco, California that is famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns. Nice views and fun to walk down. ”
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Historic Site
“Full house houses, short stroll and beautiful park, dog park and kids playground. Walk on Divisadero afterwards for food and drink options.”
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“Popular gardens with a Japanese teahouse & narrow paths winding past koi ponds, pagodas & a bridge. Free admissions before 10am on weekdays. 1.6 miles away.”
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Surf Spot
“Bring a jacket as it's often windy and at least a little chilly, but this is a very beautiful long beach.”
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“A lovely park, only 2 blocks away. Views of the golden gate bridge and the bay.”
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“Beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean and the Western side of the Golden Gate Bridge.”
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Historic Site
“A big pool burned down, and the ruins were so pretty, we just left them there.”
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“Just a few blocks South of here, a great little under-visited park with beautiful bonus views of the Golden Gate bridge at the top (of a fairly steep hill). Tennis courts are hiding up there, as are some fun trails for running / walking. One of my favorite green spots in the city. ”
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