Golden Gate National Recreation Area (San Francisco Bay), San Francisco, CA
Historic Site · 402 tips and reviews
HISTORY: Robert Stroud, "The Birdman of Alcatraz" spent 17 years in cell #42. Segregated from the prisoners, he turned to birds for company. He was the inspiration for the 1962 movie starring Burt Lancaster.
1 Ferry Building (at The Embarcadero), San Francisco, CA
Monument / Landmark · Financial District · 359 tips and reviews
Bravo: The Ferry Building is very popular, and I recommend it to anyone who is visiting San Francisco. They've got great restaurants (Slanted Door, MarketBar) and a morning farmer's market a few times a week