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Marin Headlands

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Address: Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA 94965
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Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension...

Located at the Point Bonita Lighthouse, these headlands offer a suspension bridge and hiking trail.

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US$ 49.00*
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4-Hour Walking Tour of the Sausalito Waterfront and Golden Gate Bridge Overlook
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US$ 85.00*
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Coastal Marin Headlands Hike from San Francisco
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US$ 32.00*
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Self-Guided Bike Rentals from San Francisco

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If you want those stunning post card photos and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge this is the place to go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want those stunning post card photos and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge this is the place to go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are great of the bridge and coastline / Bay area .You can see the city if the fog has lifted. Make the drive

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Annandale, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to take family, friends, a date, ... whomever for a beautiful walk along the shore with some spectacular views. Head to the beach where the sand is really very small rocks. The shore must be protected enough that the rocks have not been crushed into sand. Great location!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge as well as out over the Pacific Ocean. History buffs will enjoy the old gun batteries of Fort Barry and Fort Crawford. The Nike Missile Site is open some days and is a good visit as well. If you like animals, then a visit to the Marine Mammal Center is... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of hiking trails available to roam. I stopped in the Visitor Center and browsed the historical pieces of how Marin Headlands became Recreation land. The Marine Mammal Center is a great stop for adults and children alike who have an appreciation for sea life. Great views of the ocean while walking up the trail to visit Point Bonita Lighthouse.

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Farmington, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bikes and rode the loop starting at the Golden Gate Bridge (you can also drive it). Absolutely stunning views. If you bike it, be aware that there is some significant climbing and some very steep descents; bring some good legs and good brakes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Without a car, you're out of luck, but fortunately, some friends scooped us up while in SF for a conference and took us over the Golden Gate Bridge to the Marin Headlands. It was INSANE windy but worth it -- the views were just phenomenal. Because they had just had flooding rains, some areas weren't navigable. But, a quick trek... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth the drive across the Bay to see SF from this vantage point. The views from this quiet nature reserve on high are stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A long drive up the hill past the roundabout there are a few spots to pull off. The view is incredible. Some people go up On bike. Very courageous

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You can drive and park. But if possible. Park the car for most the day and walk to see the views. Incredible. Plan on walking a lot. We walked down an incredible flight to be the only ones in a beach besides 2 fishing. It was spectacular. A workout to get back up, but worth it!

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