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Historic Streetcars

Market Street to Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA
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Fun to see.

Reminiscent of city busses from the 40's and 50's. Perfectly restored inside and out. Every one... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ZoeyK5505
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Boerne, Texas
Neat historial and practical transit

The F-Market line features historic street cars that are from all over the nation. These... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alan H
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San Francisco, California
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Restored street cars run on tracks up and down the Market Street Railway.
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Market Street to Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

Reminiscent of city busses from the 40's and 50's. Perfectly restored inside and out. Every one of them a different color scheme. Definitely worth riding.

Thank ZoeyK5505
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The F-Market line features historic street cars that are from all over the nation. These streetcars are all unique, but operate the same way. These streetcars operate on one of the five types of transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area. This line is part...More

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Have not ridden a PCC Street car since I rode the TTC as a child. I was on the Embarcadero when I saw one of these go by and asked how to get a ride on it. For less than $3 I was able to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

These streetcars share the same routes as buses (in most cases) but for simplicity the best option is to ride on Route "F" which runs along the foreshore past all the wharves, and then travels up and down Market Street (meets the cable cars at...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than Uber the Street cars take you up Market Street so easily and quickly and they are fabulous inside!

Thank sareva7
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very useful for travelling to and from and along the Wharf. The old streetcars and well-kept, but in their original form. Very eye-pleasing!

Thank Casey J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see & ride in these classic cars. Reasonably comfortable. Caught the F line from Fisherman’s Wharf, goes down Market Street as far as Castro. We got off at 3rd Street for Union Square. Warning - our ride was joined by a vagrant/ hobo...More

Thank Vic S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Francisco has a fleet of historic and restored street cars from cities around the world. This is a regular form of transportation for the locals and a fun experience for the visitor. Ride the street cars from start to end just to see the...More

1  Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was lovely to see these colourful historic streetcars grace the promenade of San Francisco. It's something that we had often heard about, but was great to see them with our own eyes! Being from the UK, it immediately reminded us of what the Blackpool...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Francisco's historic streetcars are definitely a sight in themselves, adding retro charm to an already awesome city.

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Mel A
24 May 2018|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
Greetings Mel A, The Street Cars are completely different from the Cable Cars and MUNI buses. Street cars will share routes with the buses but not at all with the Cable Cars. If you google San Francisco's Historic Rail Lines... More
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