To experience the cultural soul of San Francisco, go explore the Golden Gate Park. Stretching along the Pacific Ocean, Golden Gate Park is a beautiful urban oasis where art, nature and history are in harmony. Spend an afternoon discovering beautiful gardens, beaches, lakes, windmills, cycling and running trails, museums, a music concourse, and a disc golf course. Walk down to the waterfall at Strawberry Hill, climb to the Dutch Windmill and paddle across Stow Lake in a rowboat from the historic Stow Lake Boathouse. Find a peaceful spot for a picnic with jaw-dropping views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
From contemporary art to peaceful gardens, Golden Gate Park is home to San Francisco’s most famous cultural attractions, including the de Young Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, and the Conservatory of Flowers. Discover impressive collections of American and world art at the de Young Museum, with paintings by Diego Rivera and Georgia O’Keefe, and a cool sculpture garden. One of the oldest buildings in the park, the Conservatory of Flowers is a sanctuary with thousands of exotic blooms.
A fun place for kids, the California Academy of Sciences is an amazing science museum with an aquarium, planetarium, and a rainforest all under one roof. Discover the deepest coral reef, a huge T-rex and the largest digital planetarium in the greenest museum in the world. Relax in the Japanese Tea House and Garden and meditate to the sounds of an azalea-covered waterfall and sweet scent of wisteria.
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