Ride the Cable Car

We’re highlighting what we felt were the best neighborhoods in San Francisco to Finally, after a week of exploring the city, we found time to take our kids on the famous cable cars.

Stay on the Right Side of the Cells at Alcatraz

Fun or scary? Let your kids decide what this family activity really is. No matter which they choose, I’m sure fascination will be a part of their Alcatraz experience – as well a commitment to stay on the right side of the law.

Alcatraz Audio Tour 

They have managed to create an authentic experience with real sounds in the background, like clanging cell doors and footsteps as former inmates and guards recant stories and explain what life was like on Alcatraz. 

Sea Lions at Pier 39

As I find these animals so cute, playful and funny I enjoyed watching them bark, wrestle, sleep and swim in the waters just off Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf. 

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge

Crossing one of the world’s most iconic bridges is quite the thrill for everyone. Our kids found it most fun on the open air bus – although extremely windy and cold. 

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