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Alcatraz Island offers a close-up look at the site of the first US built fort on the West Coast, the infamous federal penitentiary, and the 18 month occupation by Indians of All Tribes which saved the tribes.
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Sylvia
Sylvia
October 31, 2019
Island of Incarceration, Island of Freedom Alcatraz reveals stories of American incarceration, justice, and our common humanity. This small island was once a fort, a military prison, and a maximum security federal penitentiary. In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes occupied Alcatraz for 19 months in…
Sandra
Sandra
February 28, 2020
If you plan on going to Alcatraz, book early! It completely fills up in the summer.
Gustav Alexander
Gustav Alexander
September 22, 2019
Alcatraz was the site of the first lighthouse in the Western United States but became a federal penitentiary from 1934-1963, housing famous convicts such as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Now, this once infamous prison island is part of the Bay Area’s 80,000-acre Golden Gate National…
Gi'Angelo
Gi'Angelo
November 5, 2019
Alcatraz was the site of the first lighthouse in the Western United States but became a federal penitentiary from 1934-1963, housing famous convicts such as Al Capone and George "Machine Gun" Kelly. Now, this once infamous prison island is part of the Bay Area’s 80,000-acre Golden Gate National…
Dee
Dee
October 3, 2019
Make reservations EARLY , it sells out quickly. It includes a nice boat ride out onto Bay. There are also night tours.
Marcia
Marcia
September 15, 2019
The historic and notorious Alcatraz penitentiary, located on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay, is one of America's most infamous prisons. It operated for almost thirty years, closing in 1963 and re-opening as a tourist attraction in 1973. Some of America's most well-known criminals were inmates…

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Brú
“Rent a bike from a bike shop around Pier 39 and bike across the Golden Gate bridge. Or drive over to hike Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands. The 3 mile hike will reward you with 360 views of San Francisco. ”
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Almenningsgarður
“What to say? One of the great parks of the United States. Just head down the hill to Kezar Stadium (at the very bottom of Willard Street) and you'll see the GGP right beyond it (walk around Kezar to the west to enter the park). You can also enter on Stanyan and Haight (and at many other points). Enjoy the Academy of Sciences, de Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, Stow Lake, the Conservatory of Flowers (great night time light shows in the summer and winter) and many, many other features of the park.”
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Hverfi
“One of the most popular destinations for tourists -- there are attractions such as museums, souvenir stores, historical buildings and piers, and scenic vistas over the Bay. Bring a jacket! ”
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Minnismerki / kennileiti
“The most famous street in downtown San Francisco. Great place for photos and to walk up + down. If you have a car, definitely drive down for a fun experience!”
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Hverfi
“Constantly bustling -- people use the square mostly as a space to relax and soak up a bit of sun, and to wallow in the atmosphere created by the surrounding cable cars, hotels and shoppers. Great for people watching! There is free wi-fi provided by the city. Look under the leaves of the greenery in the planters, and you'll find a few power outlets for your laptop.”
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