Tiburon is just 15 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and just 20 minutes from all of the exciting attractions of downtown San Francisco. You can catch the Blue and Gold fleet ferry, taking you on a scenic 20-minute trip across the Bay directly to Pier 41 on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.
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Muir Woods – National Monument preserves the last old growth coast redwood forest in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Angel Island – Take a 10-minute ferry ride to this California State Park which offers panoramic vistas of the entire San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Skyline, Marin, and Mt. Tamalpais.
Point Reyes National Seashore – more than 70 miles of trails for hiking and biking woven through open pastures, rugged ridges, and coastal cliffs in this 70,000-acre wilderness area.
Sonoma (35 minutes) and Napa Valley (50 minutes) Wine Country – countless restaurants and world famous wineries.
Alcatraz Island site of the first lighthouse and US built fort on the West Coast. This infamous federal penitentiary also has beautiful natural gardens, tide pools, and spectacular bay views.
California Academy of Sciences also includes the Steinhart Aquarian, Morrison Planetarium and the Natural History Museum.
Golden Gate Park includes hundreds of gardens and attractions connected by wooded paths and paved roads, including Japanese Tea Garden, the Conservatory of Flowers, the Botanical Gardens, and Strawberry Hill/Stow Lake.
Fisherman’s Wharf is known for its historic waterfront, delicious seafood, spectacular sites and unique shopping. Pier 39 is one of San Francisco’s premier attractions along Fisherman’s Wharf. Pier 39 is a festival marketplace with more than 110 stores, 13 bay view restaurants, and a variety of fun-filled attractions for all ages. Pier 39 is home to the world-renowned sea lions, street performers and live daily entertainment.
Golden Gate Bridge – This national landmark is one of the most photographed bridges in the world and is often half-veiled by the city’s trademark rolling fog. The 1-¾ mile long bridge is visited by millions of people each year and will welcome your visit to the city by the Bay.
Chinatown – San Francisco is home to the nation’s biggest Chinatown, complete with restaurants, grocers, fishmongers, tea sellers, herbalists, noodle parlors, and much more.
Japantown – With the opening of the Japan Center in 1968, Japantown (Nihonmachi) came into its own as an ethnic showcase in the cosmopolitan tradition of San Francisco. Stretching for three square blocks-bounded by Post, Geary, Laguna, and Fillmore Streets- the complex houses, shops, restaurants, art galleries, movie theatres, Japanese baths, travel services, the deluxe Miyako Hotel, and much more.
Lombard Street – The “Crookedest” Street is neither the crookedest street in San Francisco nor the steepest, but it is certainly the most well known. The “crooked” section is the block below Hyde Street.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – one of the world’s most innovative museums of modern and contemporary art. The permanent collection includes the West Coast’s most comprehensive collection of 20th century art including sculpture, photography, design, architecture, painting, and more.
San Francisco Zoo – is the largest zoological park in Northern California and home to over 250 species of exotic and domestic mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates.