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Marina Green - San Francisco

Marina Green, SF
Marina Green, San Francisco

Located along San Francisco Bay, the Marina Green overlooks the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Angel Island, and the sailboat-filled bay. The large grassy area, between Fort Mason and the Presidio, is surrounded by a jogging track and a walking path overlooking the Bay. It’s a popular destination with tourists and locals alike. Take a long leisurely walk along the Marina Green to Crissy Field, Crissy Field Beach and Fort Point. The views are spectacular, especially on a clear sunny day. People come here to picnic with their families, fly their kites, walk their dogs, exercise, jog, and bicycle. One end of the Marina Green (near Crissy Field and Crissy Field Beach) features a grassy volleyball area. It’s another popular hangout for sunbathers and people-watchers.

Opening Day on the Bay, SF Bay, San Francisco
View of Golden Gate Bridge and boats sailing in SF Bay, San Francisco

SF Fleet Week

The Marina Green is also one of the best viewing areas to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels over San Francisco Bay during the annual Fleet Week Celebrations in October. San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week event features a Parade of U.S. Navy Ships, Survey Flights and Practice Air Shows, Blue Angels Air Shows, Ship Tours… and more! Arrive early because Fleet Week celebrations draw well over one million spectators. The picture below shows the Blue Angels flying over Angel Island and the sailboat-filled San Francisco Bay. 

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Fleet Week SF, Angel Island and SF Bay, San Francisco
Blue Angels flying over SF Bay and Angel Island during SF Fleet Week, San Francisco

Book SF Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do

See the sights of San Francisco at your own pace aboard a fun hop-on hop-off Double-Decker Bus Tour. The fully-narrated tour lasts around 75 minutes if you stay on the bus for the full loop. The tour covers all of central San Francisco – Fisherman’s Wharf, Ferry Building, Union Square, Chinatown, North Beach, and Lombard Street. Hop-on-and-off at your leisure at any of the 24 stops. Tour also includes a trip across the Golden Gate Bridge. Or take a fun Walking Tour of the city’s famous neighborhoods.

Big Bus San Francisco Hop-on-Hop-off Tour

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