/ San Francisco / Places to Visit / Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life.
The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life. The visitor center is housed in the historic Coast Guard Station at the west end of Crissy Field. The Life Saving Service and Coast Guard were housed here from 1890 to 1990, providing a variety of services ranging from search and rescue operations to navigational assistance.
Used as a military fort for 219 years from 1776 to 1994 by New Spain, Mexico and the United States consecutively, the Presidio of San Francisco is a historical complex that is now open to visitors as part of the part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance
Many military personal have been buried here over the years, including a General from the American Civil War and 35 Medal of Honor recipients
Built in the early 1930s, this cruciform-shaped sanctuary is a fine example of Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture, with features that embellished early mission churches
Opened in 2009, this museum focuses on the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments
From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U
The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco is one of the few extant structures from the 1915 World's Fair, and one of the most photogenic spots in the city
A small hiking trail winds around this scenic lake, noted for its historic importance in that it supplied water to the nearby colonial Spanish settlement of the Presidio
The campsite of the Anza settlement party in 1776, it became a source of fresh water for San Francisco during the early years
Founded in 1927, this club has over 2,400 members and is also popular as both a cruise and regatta venue