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Golden Gate Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge

San Francisco, CA

Don’t just gaze at this engineering marvel from afar. To really experience the San Francisco Bridge’s unrivaled setting -- and unique place in the hearts of Bay Area residents -- you have to walk it. So lace up, bring a windbreaker and get ready for breathtaking views of San Francisco and the Marin Headlands beyond.


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