I had visited the Golden Gate Bridge several times and finally discovered the Marin Headlands for the first time. The views are spectacular. Absolute must see.
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Make sure you take a tour of the Nike missile site, and the point Bonita light house. The marine mammal center is also nearby (and free). If you are camping check out Bicentennial Campground (it's free and has a view of the Golden Gate bridge)...More
If you are in luck and go out here on a sunny day, alternatively when the fog has cleared, the coastline here is absolutely gorgeous! Also make sure to go to the Point Bonita Lighthouse, but be aware that it's only open a few days...More
For a mere $2.50 you can catch a bus (76X) out to Marin Headlands and explore the Point Bonita Lighthouse, Battery Mendell, Battery Wallace, the Nike Missile Testing site, Rodeo Beach, the Marin Heads Visitor Centre and the Marine Mammal Centre. Of course if you...More
Fog obscured the bay, Pacific Ocean and Golden Gate Bridge but the trip still worth it especially for those interested in WWII history. The bunkers and pillboxes up on the cliffs were constructed to fend off an attack by the Japanese and not a well...More
I was quite surprised by all of the 5 star reviews for Marin Highlands - but now that I've visited - I get it! Beautiful! The roads and trails extend a decent way along the coast but I'm sure most people just go up a...More