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5 Awesome Things You Should Do in San Francisco

The Golden Gate Bridge at Sunset

San Francisco is an incredible city with a lot to offer. From the gorgeous coasts to the stunning wine country, there’s something for everyone in this city. If you’re visiting San Francisco soon and you’re not sure what to do while you’re there, keep reading for a few suggestions. If you want a more organized tour of what the city has to offer, contact us to schedule a San Francisco private tour.

Golden Gate Bridge

You simply can’t visit San Francisco without visiting the Golden Gate Bridge. Not only is it the prime spot for a photo op, but it’s also one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. Drive across the bridge, or simply stop on one side of the span to snap a picture. If you really want a great photo, you’ll want to take it from the northeast side of the bridge so that you can capture the San Francisco skyline in the background as well.

Wine Tastings

San Francisco is just a short jaunt from some of the finest wineries in the country, and you’d be missing an incredible opportunity if you didn’t venture to at least one of those wineries for a wine tasting. Napa Valley has many wineries that you can choose from, so you could choose to visit just one, or you could set up a tour to sip at several of them.

Bin 415 offers many wine tasting tours and was even mentioned in the Forbes Travel Guide for tours of the wine country. So, if you’re looking to visit the best wineries in the country, give us a call.

Fisherman’s Wharf

While it might sound like a name for a dock smelling of seafood, Fisherman’s Wharf is actually one of San Francisco’s premier tourist destinations. While there are plenty of seafood options here, the Wharf offers a huge variety of dining establishments and stores to cater to any tastes. Whether you’re looking for souvenirs, steak or the best fish on the West Coast, you can find it at Fisherman’s Wharf. It’s the perfect way to spend an afternoon in San Francisco.

Vineyard with Green Grapes

San Francisco Bay

Obviously, you’re going to catch some view of the Bay from Fisherman’s Wharf or while snapping photos of the Golden Gate Bridge. But you can’t truly enjoy the beauty of San Francisco Bay without getting out on the water. A boat ride out into the Bay will give you some stunning views of the city skyline as well as the Marin Headlands and the Golden Gate Bridge. Plus, you’re sure to catch a few glimpses of the local marine wildlife, especially the ever-present California sea lions.

Alcatraz Island

If you’re planning a boat ride on the Bay, why not have that boat be one that takes you out to one of the most notorious prisons in American history – Alcatraz Island? Though it no longer houses prisoners, Alcatraz was once home to some of the most famous and dangerous criminals, including Al Capone. The prison still stands and is a popular destination for casual tourists and ghost hunters alike, as many people claim its former residents haunt the prison grounds.

So, if you’re visiting San Francisco, be sure to put these 5 activities on your itinerary. And if you’re interested in scheduling any San Francisco private tourscontact Bin 415 to book your tour today.