Tucked in at the peninsula separating San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco area offers a perfect set up for an amazing weekend escape. Metropolitan spirit of the place with its unique personality is best felt at the famous Golden Gate suspension bridge, a gigantic Art Deco structure with orange arches and 746-foot tall towers connecting San Francisco Bay with Pacific ocean. Equally impressive in size and beauty. Nice views of the whole bridge one gets by hopping on a Cable cars system operating in the city, a historic worldwide known attraction and a thrilling way of exploring its hilly streets. Former prison, Alcatraz is located 1.25 miles offshore from San Francisco and once notorious place today offers a variety of interesting and intriguing island tours departing from Pier 39. The Pier 39, another city landmark with endless entertainment options. Visiting the sea lions camped at the dock, Mirror Maze or RocketBoat, 7D Experience, lively street performers or a simple breath of the fresh ocean air to build up an appetite for an indulging gastronomic pleasure offered in numerous cafes and restaurants.