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Stay at old barracks in San Fran

Stay at old barracks in San Fran San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge is getting a new neighbor and they are inviting you to come check out (and stay in) Golden Gate National Park this summer. The Lodge at the Presidio, opening June 27, gives guests excellent views of the bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the city’s waterfront as well as the chance to spend the night in the famed military barracks at Infantry Row — renovated, of course, to luxury hotel standards. While the Lodge at Presidio as a hotel is new, the building housing it is anything but. The three-story building was built in the late 1800s and originally served as an Army barracks on the famed Infantry…

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Drive San Francisco locals crazy

Drive San Francisco locals crazy It should come as no surprise that the San Francisco Bay Area is a big draw for tourists from around the world. With sights like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, and year-round temperate weather, it’s not surprising that the city is always filled with international and domestic travelers. Unfortunately, the clash between locals and tourists gets particularly bad when these things happen. 1. Call it “San Fran” or “Frisco.” It’s San Francisco. Or “the City,” if you’re feeling ambitious. 2. Don’t step down. Riding the buses in the city is fairly easy to understand, but the number of times I’ve seen a first-timer successfully call for a stop, only to stand bewildered in front…

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Carless in San Francisco

Carless in San Francisco Not every San Franciscan drives a Prius or a Tesla. Plenty go greener than that, foregoing cars altogether. And since SF is crammed onto a seven-mile-wide peninsula, there’s no room for urban sprawl, which makes it a great place to go carless. The only catch is those hills… there are so many of them! Here’s how best to navigate the city without a car: 1. Walking Photo: Steven M Dean San Francisco emerged as a city with the 1849 gold rush, decades before the automobile, unlike many other western US cities. That means it grew up with distinct, walkable neighborhoods, each with its own character, restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. You can find almost everything…

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Weirdest bars in San Francisco

Weirdest bars in San Francisco From holes in the wall decorated with headless dolls and plastic rats to pubs so small the beers are kept in a bathtub, San Francisco has a notable collection of bizarre watering holes. Here are 13 of the weirdest. Search by neighborhoods: 1. Nob Hill 2. The Mission 3. The Tenderloin 4. Cow Hollow 5. SoMa 6. Russian Hill 7. Chinatown 8. North Beach 9. Hayes Valley   Nob Hill Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar Photo: Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar Come for the kitsch. Stay for the Asian snacks, like poke and pupu platters, and the old-fashioned mai tais. The Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar , inside the Fairmont Hotel atop Nob Hill,…

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