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San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge, San Francisco, CA, USA


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About San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is the region's workhorse bridge, carrying more than a third of the traffic of all of the state-owned bridges combined. It is also a jewel along the San Francisco waterfront.

Attractions Near San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

Ferry Building
Ferry Building3.08km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

The San Francisco Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay, a food hall[3] and an office building. It is located on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, California and is served by Golden Gate Ferry and San Francisco Bay Ferry routes.On top of the building is a 245-foot-tall clock tower with four clock dials, each 22 feet in diameter, which can be seen from Market Street, a main thoroughfare of the city.

Exploratorium3.1km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

The Exploratorium is a museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco. A huge number of diverse exhibits, and many with hand-on learning experiences. This is the only place in San Francisco where visitors can touch, tinker and play with more than 650 hands-on exhibits.

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market3.1km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

California's first certified farmers market operated by the nonprofit Foodwise. The market is widely acclaimed for both the quality and diversity of its fresh farm products, and artisan and prepared foods. The market provides a forum for people to learn about food and agriculture. Each week nearly 40,000 shoppers visit the farmers market.

Angel Island Capital
Angel Island Capital3.6km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

Angel Island is the largest natural island in the San Francisco Bay, offers some of the best views of the surrounding Bay Area. It has been used by humans for a variety of purposes, including seasonal hunting and gathering by indigenous peoples, water and timber supply for European ships, ranching by Mexicans, United States military installations, a United States Public Health Service Quarantine Station, and a U.S. Bureau of Immigration inspection and detention facility.

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park
Middle Harbor Shoreline Park3.61km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park is a new 38-acre complex adjacent to the existing Port View Park. The park provides a special place for learning about the history and maritime activities of the area and an opportunity for viewing shoreline wildlife in native habitats. There is an amphitheater overlooking San Francisco Bay where live entertainment performs. There is also a viewing area for observing the super-Panamax cranes in operation at the adjacent Hanjin Terminal.

Coit Tower
Coit Tower3.77km from San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge

Coit Tower, is one of the city’s most interesting destinations. Located on top of Telegraph Hill, it provides 360-degree views of the entire city. The tower, in the city's Pioneer Park, was built between 1932 and 1933 using Lillie Hitchcock Coit's bequest to beautify the city of San Francisco. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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