Alcatraz Island | San Francisco Travel Blog
San Francisco is a city made for luxury transportation. How many other urban destinations have something like the 49-Mile Scenic Tour? A tradition since 1938, starting and ending at City Hall, this route showcases a plethora of Northern California gems including:
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Whether you’re coming to San Francisco for the first time or are a regular visitor, there are a few must-see sights that never get old, and that you have to see while in the city. While the list could go on and on, here are our top five favorites:
One and a half miles from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco amidst the playful call of sea lions waiting for the next fish to be thrown lies the less playful island of Alcatraz. It’s somewhat menacing view is a landmark attraction for the city of San Francisco and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986. Every day hundreds of tourists line up at Pier 33 to take the ferry ride across the bay and soak in the history and mystery that the island provides.