Main Attractions In San Francisco to See By Car

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San Francisco is a big city, buzzing with almost 800.000 residents and countless attractions, including some of the most renowned sights in the country, including the all-time famous Golden Gate Bridge. Geographically speaking, this city is relatively small, encompassing only 49 square miles. Visitors looking to soak in all the city has to offer have a convenient means to do so with a rental car in San Francisco, experiencing everything from monumental bridges, to haunting islands, unique ferry rides across the Bay and the unforgettable culture. Here are some of the main attractions you can visit in San Fran by rented car.

Golden Gate Bridge


The Golden Gate is not the oldest suspension bridge nor the newest. It is no longer the tallest or the highest. Yet it remains the most visited and photographed bridge in the world. If you are able to visit the bridge, you can take a walking tour.



Alcatraz Island, located in the middle of San Francisco Bay, is a must-see attractions for any visitors in the area. One of the most infamous prisons in the country for housing notorious criminals. Alcatraz holds much history that will interest buffs and novices alike. You can get a guided tour from Dock to Cellhouse, the Cellhouse Audio Tour and the cells themselves.

Walt Disney Family Museum


This is a wonderful museum dedicated to the life and times of Walt and his family, business associates, friends, etc. The family has put on display many objects and artefacts from his lifetime, beginning at birth until his death. There are many exhibits on how Mickey Mouse was created, along with a display of antique Mickey Mouse characters.

Asian Art Museum


The Museum is one of the best Asian art museums in the world, so plan on spending several hours here. A must see is the world’s oldest dated Buddha. This seated Buddha can be dated back to 338 from an inscription on its base. The museum has also got a cafeteria is also Asia-themed and offers an excellent menu of many of Asia’s most popular rice and noodle based dishes.

Golden Gate Park


Golden Gate Park is a large park with gardens and museums such as the California Academy of Science, the DeYong Museum and the Japanese tea gardens. It is the perfect place to take some time and relax.

Grace Cathedral


This cathedral is home to a community where the best of Episcopal tradition courageously embraces innovation and open-minded conversation, where inclusion is expected and people of all faiths are welcomed, where beliefs are put into action and where people are encouraged to seek God and progress on their spiritual journeys.

If you want to see all these beautiful attractions and many more, choose the services of a car rental company, jump behind the wheel and enjoy your holiday in San Francisco.

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