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Things to see and do in San Francisco

Oct 22, 2012 - Golden Gate Bridge Views

When one mentions San Francisco, a few iconic images usually come to mind. They are recognised the world over, and are synonymous with the city by the bay. The view is so gorgeous even when you are looking out of the window, rolling by in the rented charter bus, tour bus, party bus or school bus. A view anyone will kill for, honestly speaking.

One of these icons is something you will undoubtedly see as you approach San Francisco with Bus Rentals San Francisco would be the Golden Gate Bridge. Spanning the opening of San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Ocean, the bridge links the city to Marin County.

There are a few different ways you can see the bridge in all its splendour. Head over to Hyde Street Pier, close to Ghiradelli Square and look west to see the bridge or go down to Pier 39. You don't even have to get off the charter bus, tour bus, party bus, coach bus or passenger coach to do this – that's what amazing about the whole thing!

You can drive by or ride by on the bridge and marvel at the supports that reach up into the sky and try and keep count of the number of steel cables that hold the bridge up.

If you want to take pictures of the bridge, then you could also go to the Marin Headlands at Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the charter bus, coach charter, rented party bus or school bus. The view from the headlands is what most people refer to when thinking of the bridge, as that is where many photographers and filmmakers have gone to get their shots.

You can also cycle or walk across the bridge, either by going one way, to Sausalito and then taking the ferry back or by choosing the more adventurous or fit way by cycling both ways.

If you’re walking or cycling, keep a look out for the suicide phones. These emergency phones have been placed at either end of the bridge to let people who want to end their life by jump from the bridge’s great height, that they have other options. As somber as the idea sounds, it still continues to make the place an interesting place to visit in a charter bus or party bus.

Every visit to the bay area is a trip that will be unforgettable so explore the city and its sights with Bus Rentals San Francisco and you’ll want to keep coming back for more.

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