San Francisco: Best Hidden Gems



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Get away from the crowds at these low-key San Francisco Bay Area attractions Want to know where the San Francisco locals go? Look no further! To explore San Francisco’s cultural heritage, check out the Asian Art Museum’s fantastic collection or go on a mural walk of the Mission District (check out Balmy Alley, The Women’s Building, and Precita Eyes for the very best), which features public works by local Latin artists. Enjoy a laid-back beach picnic in direct view of the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands at Crissy Field. When in Golden Gate Park, check out Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Garden’s secluded micro-park feel. Links lovers will find the 18-hole Lincoln Park Golf Course featuring affordable greens fees and astounding views of the bay, ocean, and Golden Gate Bridge. Outdoors enthusiasts can also find hidden hiking trails on Mt. Tamalpais, serene paths with unparalleled bay views on Angel Island, and a low-key alternative to Muir woods at Oakland Redwoods Regional State Park.

Author: Jessica Mordo


Day 1 - San Francisco, Mill Valley


1

Strybing Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Location:

9th Avenue at Lincoln Way
San Francisco, CA 94122

Contact:

tel: (415) 661-1316
fax: +1 415 661 7427
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Women's Building Mural

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Location:

3543 18th Street
(between Valencia and Guerrero streets)
San Francisco, CA 94110

Contact:

tel: (415) 431-1180
fax: +1 415 861 8969
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Precita Eyes Muralists

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Location:

2981 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110

Contact:

tel: (415) 285-2287
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Mount Tamalpais State Park

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Location:

7665 Redwood Blvd, Suite 150
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Contact:

tel: 415-388-2070
fax: (415) 893-1583
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Angel Island State Park

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Location:

Located one mile south of the Tiburon Peninsula
San Francisco, CA 94133

Contact:

tel: (415) 435-3522
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Asian Art Museum

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Location:

200 Larkin St
Civic Center Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94102

Contact:

tel: (415) 668-8921
fax: (415) 581-4700
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Lincoln Park Golf Course

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Location:

300 34th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121

Contact:

tel: (415) 221-9911
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Crissy Field

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Location:

Old Mason Street
off Marina Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94123

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tel: (415) 561-4700
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