Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco

It may come as a surprise that Presidio of San Francisco, the oldest continuously used military base in the country, also boasts acres upon acres of beautiful parkland. Despite its military involvement, the area is filled with forests, creeks, and walking trails where you can escape the urban bustle. Seek out hills with excellent views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the city, and the ocean. Get a dose of history with a tour the cfficers' club, a historical building once used for U.S. Army officers and their families to socialize. If you aren't sure what to do first, get a map and more information from the staff at the visitor's center. Add Presidio of San Francisco to your San Francisco travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Francisco online visit planner .
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  • This is a historical park spread over several acres. There are so many different things to see you could spend a full day here easily. There is everything from barracks to old cannon placements. I wou...  more »
  • The Presidio has changed hands from Spanish, Mexican to American , it is one of the historical places in san fransisco. Very good for trek and hike , get to see the golden Gate Bridge from all differe...  more »
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