My Travel Photo Journal from San Francisco

San Fran Pictures

These are my photo highlights from when I traveled to San Francisco in December 2015.

The places I visited on this trip are: Sutro Baths, Painted Ladies, Dragon’s Gate/Chinatown, Union Square Area, Downtown San Francisco, Ferry Building Marketplace, Hog Island Oyster Co, Brenda’s French Soul Food, Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, Marina District, Palace of Fine Arts, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Muir Woods, Twin Peaks Summit, Mission District, Taquerias El Farolito, and Balmy Alley Murals.

Iteniary, tips, and details about my trip to San Francisco can be found on my guide: Top Things to See and Do in San Francisco for First-Timers.

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As soon as we landed, we went straight to Sutro Baths Ruins

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epic view!

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Cave
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view from inside the cave

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walked over to Cliff House Restaurant

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dining with ocean views
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after Sutro Baths, we drove to Alamo Square Playground to view the famous Painted Ladies… cue the theme song!
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Mint Mojito Iced Coffee at Philz Coffee is highly recommended when in the West Coast
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Took the BART to get to Ferry Marketplace
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Ferry Building Marketplace

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Food and market hall at Ferry Building Marketplace
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Delicious dinner at Hog Island Oyster Co.
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Clam chowder at Hog Island Oyster Co.
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Clam chowder and oyster sampler
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Southern Bunch spread at Brenda’s French Soul Food
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San Francisco City Hall
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Took the cable car from Downtown to Fisherman’s Wharf
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View of Alcatraz Island in the distance
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Made a stop at Lombard Steet. Cars line up to drive through the steep winding road
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Fisherman’s Wharf
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Seafood restaurants at Fisherman’s Wharf
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old-timey penny arcade games and artifacts at Musée Mécanique
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seafood galore
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Lobsta’
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clam chowder bread bowl

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entrance to Pier 39
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merry-go-round and live show for kids at the pier
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The ROCK! Alcatraz Island
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don’t miss the sea lions at Pier 39!
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…don’t walk like I did. Get a ride to the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre instead

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serene space
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Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Ghirardelli Square
the famous Irish Coffee at The Buena Vista
Señor Sisig food truck by Union Square
Charming city of Sausalito… right across the Golden Gate Bridge

Eat at Barrel House Tavern and sit at the second-floor terrace
Beautiful Sausalito City

Muir Woods National Park
giant redwood trees

an interesting tour guide

Nighttime view from Twin Peaks Summit
The Golden Gate Bridge in the distance
Dragon’s Gate, entrance to San Francisco’s Chinatown
Sign inside Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
Tried the famous “cruffin” (croissant/muffin combo) at Mr. Holmes Bakehouse.
the path to Battery Spencer where you can see the Golden Gate Bridge up close!
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Golden Gate Bridge
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Eat at Taquería El Farolito – hole-in-a-wall Mexican restaurant in the Mission District
Mission District murals

left my heart in San Francisco


All the photos I took in full resolution can be found on my Flickr page here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeprox718/sets/72157684683077760

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