San Francisco Thanksgiving things to do:
Top attractions & Adventures
California Academy of Sciences located in Golden Gate Park should be a “must see” for those visiting San Francisco or those living the Bay Area. Major venues and exhibits at the Academy include the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and Kimball Natural History Museum.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Save $20.00 off ticket booth price. ultimate destination as Land, Sea and Sky meet to provide adventures, thrills and fun! This Northern California combination wildlife park, oceanarium and theme park features seven thrilling roller coasters plus wildlife shows.
Roaring Camp Railroad One of the oldest and most historic lines in California. Visitors have a choice of two trains: Santa Cruz beach train or narrow-gauge steam through the Redwood groves. The narrow gauge takes you up Bear Mountain through towering redwood groves.
San Francisco Seaplane Tours. With over 60 years of flying seaplanes on San Francisco Bay, you will get a magical ride above some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Book early for this adventure.
San Francisco Zoo is Northern California's largest zoological park and conservation center. This urban oasis, nestled against the Pacific Ocean, provides a comfortable climate all year round. You’ll enjoy seeing the 245 different animal species in naturalistic surroundings.
Aquarium of the Bay San Francisco’s only waterfront aquarium is conveniently located next to Pier 39. Walk through 300 ft. of crystal clear tunnels filled with sharks, rays and more than 20,000 other marine animals from the Bay and nearby waters.
Walt Disney Family Museum welcomes visitors to a historic building that reveals 40,000 square feet of imagination. Contemporary interactive galleries and state-of-the-art exhibits are narrated in Walt’s own voice, as he shares his successes as well as his failures
San Francisco Thanksgiving Day Trips :
10 Thanksgiving day trips
USS Hornet Alameda California, a national treasure is a floating city that allows visitors to experience life as if you were out to see for months on end. Construction started on the Navy aircraft carrier in 1942, and it she was put into service shortly thereafter.
Angel Island State Park sits in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. Access to the Island is by private boat or public ferry. Angel Island is a favorite day trip from San Francisco and is also a popular camping destination.
Sausalito is located at the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge. After the gold rush, a community formed led by commercial fishermen and wealthy yachting enthusiasts. By the 1870s, the North Pacific Coast Railroad connected the town to San Francisco.
Jelly Belly Candy Factory Tour is a fun day for kids and adults. The forty minute tour is free and and the end you get a free sample bag of candy. During the tour you will see how this world famous candy is manufactured.
Sacramento rich is history and attractions California's capitol is a great day trip destination. Visit Old town and the California train museum, tour the capitol building or head to the gold county and pan for gold.
Alcatraz Island is a must see destination while visiting San Francisco. The buildings on the island are remains of the federal prison that operated from 1933 to 1963. Several tours are available for Alcatraz Island.
Napa Valley a variety of fun things for visitors to do. Located about 50 miles northeast of San Francisco, Napa Valley is a great day trip or weekend getaway. People come from all over the world to see the beautiful valley, taste the world-famous wines, enjoy fine dining, shop and boutiques.
Bodega Bay Perfect for a romantic weekend or a day trip. Beaches to explore, fresh sea food and beautiful Sonoma Coast scenery. Alfred Hitchcock's thriller "The Birds" was filmed in Bodega Bay
California Delta largest estuary in the United States. Camping, boating, wineries and day trips to historic river towns. A fun weekend adventure for those in the San Francisco bay area.
Gilroy California point your car in the direction of Gilroy and be ready for a variety of fun sites and experiences. Each July, Gilroy hosts its annual Garlic Festival. All things garlic can be found here.
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