Explore Sensational San Francisco
Explore the hills of San Francisco, one of the most popular destinations in the US. The "City by the Bay" is steeped in history and has an endless array of things to do.Filed under:
San Fran Cable Cars
Hop on an iconic San Francisco cable car. British promoter Andrew Hallidie and engineer William Eppelsheimer designed and started the city’s cable car system in 1873. Of the 23 lines established between 1873 and 1890, only 3 routes remain, 2 of which stretch from downtown near Union Square to Fisherman’s Wharf, and a third that runs along California Street.
Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
You May Also Like
Explore some of the national park sites just outside of San Francisco, including an infamous prison and that world-famous bridge.
Travel Channel's guide to a Bay Area layover.
Discover the history of San Francisco.
Thank you! your flag was submitted.
Brave enough to bare it all? Grab your sunscreen, toss your suit ...
Plan your next trip to one of Travel Channel's top vacation spots, ...
Check out the best man-made wonders of the US, where America's can-do ...
Ready to celebrate the country's independence? These are some of the ...
Go behind the scenes with Andrew Zimmern in San Francisco to sample ...
More Travel Inspirations
See before and after photos of Robert Irvine’s biggest restaurant transformations.
Learn the fundamentals of cooking with Cooking Channel’s tips and videos.
Do you have what it takes to live in Alaska? Tour Alaskan Homes on HGTV.