"Walking the Bridge" Golden Gate Bridge Tip by wilocrek

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco: 245 reviews and 392 photos

To see the Golden Gate Bridge is one thing, but to walk the Golden Gate Bridge is quite another. In fact its safe to say that walking across the bridge is the only way to truly say you have experienced the Golden Gate. Walking the bridge will give you a greater appreciation for its architecture and beauty as well as for its sheer size. Its takes about a hour to walk from one end of the bridge to the other and back. The views of downtown San Francisco and Alcatraz are fantastic and nothing quite beats staring down at a barge as in goes under the bridge, the temptation to spit is enormous, but don't do it, there are cameras everywhere! Word of warning, the weather around the bridge is always windy and cold even in the middle of summer, so it would be wise to bring a sweatshirt or windbreaker even if its a eighty degree day, because the wind whips violently on the bridge and 80 degrees will quickly feel like 60 degree's!

Address: Northwestern Tip of San Francisco Peninsula
Directions: The bridge is Highway 101's link from San Francisco to the counties North.
Phone: (415) 921-5858
Website: http://www.goldengatebridge.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 6, 2008
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