One Ferry Building
The Ferry Building is known as San Francisco's most famous landmark. Farm fresh foods from artisan donuts to gourmet coffee are the perfect way to start your day. If you're lucky enough to ride on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday, then you can catch the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market!
Ferry Building Marketplace to Fisherman's Wharf
(1.7 miles, about 7 minutes)
1. Ride northwest toward the San Francisco Bay Trail
2. Turn right onto the San Francisco Bay Trail
3. Fisherman's Wharf will be on the right
Fisherman's Wharf is a classic San Francisco attraction. Admire the fleet of historic ships that float in the wharf. Have fun strolling along the boardwalk and stop for a bite to eat. Animal lovers won't want to miss the colony of wild California sea lions that bask in the sun at Pier 39!
Fisherman's Wharf to The Walt Disney Family Museum
(3.2 miles, about 17 minutes)
1. Ride southeast
2. Make a sharp right toward Jefferson Street
3. Turn right onto Jefferson Street
4. Make a slight right toward Van Ness Avenue
5. Turn right onto Van Ness Avenue
6. After about 0.5 miles, make a slight right toward San Francisco Bay Trail
7. Turn left and continue onto the San Francisco Bay Trail
8. Turn left toward Mason Street, then turn left onto Mason Street
9. Turn right onto Halleck Street
10. Turn right onto Lincoln Blvd.
11. Turn left after Montgomery Street, The Walt Disney Family Museum will be on the right
104 Montgomery Street
Find inspiration in the remarkable life story of Walt Disney, the man who raised animation to an art form, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a distinctly American legacy that transformed the entertainment world. Located in the scenic Presidio of San Francisco, the museum, which is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that features contemporary, interactive galleries with state-of-the-art exhibits narrated in Walt's own voice alongside early drawings, cartoons, film clips, interviews, a spectacular model of Disneyland, and more. Cyclists can use the discount code C1TYBIK3 for $4 off each ticket. Some restrictions apply. More information is available here.
The Walt Disney Family Museum to Golden Gate Bridge Lookout
(1.4 miles, about 11 minutes)
1. Ride southwest toward Sheridan Avenue
2. Turn right toward Riley Avenue
3. Turn right onto Riley Avenue, then make a quick left onto Lincoln Blvd.
4. Turn right to stay on Lincoln Blvd.
5. Make a slight right onto Patten Road
6. Continue onto Battery E Trail/San Francisco Bicycle Rte 202
7. Make a slight left to stay on Battery E Trail/San Francisco Bicycle Rte 202
8. Golden Gate Bridge Lookout will be on the right, use caution and walk your bike on the stairs
Golden Gate Bridge
Get a perfect view across of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge spanning the bay at this scenic lookout. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge was completed in 1937. The signature red suspension bridge spans nearly 2 miles across the bay to Marin County. This beautiful vista is the perfect place to snap a selfie in front of the famous American landmark.
Golden Gate Bridge Lookout to Baker Beach
(1.7 miles, about 12 minutes)
1. Ride southeast on Fort Point Overlook toward Battery E Trail,use caution and walk your bike on the stairs
2. Turn right onto San Francisco Bicycle Rte 95 and go through the underpass
3. Turn left onto Cranston Road
4. Turn right onto Merchant Road
5. Turn right onto Lincoln Blvd.
6. Turn right onto Bowley Street
7. Turn right onto Gibson Road
8. Turn right onto Battery Chamberlin Road
9. Turn left onto California Coastal Trail
10. Baker Beach will be on the right
Baker Beach is part of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. The sandy beach stretches for a mile along the Presidio. Kick off your shoes and go for a stroll along the shoreline. You'll get great views of the Golden Gate Bridge and you might even spot marine life playing in the surf!
Baker Beach to Golden Gate Park
(1.75 miles, about 16 minutes)
1. Ride southwest on California Coastal Trail toward 25th Avenue
2. Follow California Coastal Trail as it curves to the right and merges with 25th Avenue
3. Turn left to stay on 25th Avenue
4. Turn left onto Sea Cliff Avenue
5. Turn right onto 25th Avenue
6. Turn left to stay on 25th Avenue
7. Turn left onto Lake Street
8. Turn right onto 23rd Avenue
9. Turn left onto Fulton Street
10. Turn right onto San Francisco Bicycle Rte 75 (across from 22nd Avenue)
11. Turn left onto Transverse Drive
12. Turn left onto John F Kennedy Drive to ride through Golden Gate Park
Golden Gate Park is a menagerie of stunning landscapes and experiences. There are several museums and paid attractions that you can visit throughout the park, or you can just pedal slow and enjoy the view.
Golden Gate Park to Haight-Ashbury
(2 miles, about 12 minutes)
1. Ride east on John F Kennedy Drive toward Stanyan Street
2. Cross over Kezar Drive and continue on the bike path. At the intersection with Stanyan Street, cross over Stanyan street and continue riding east on Page Street
3. Turn right on Ashbury Street, Haight-Ashbury will be in front of you
Haight Street and Ashbury Street
Haight-Ashbury is named for the cross section of Haight and Ashbury streets. It was the site of the "Summer of Love" in 1967. Haight-Ashbury was the epicenter of the hippie movement in the 1960s and drew free spirits from across the nation to San Francisco. Musical legends from Janis Joplin to The Grateful Dead famously lived in the neighborhood. Stroll down Haight and take in the art, music, and colorful quirkiness that are still signatures of this unique corner of the city.
Haight-Ashbury to the Ferry Building
(4 miles, about 24 minutes)
1. Ride north on Ashbury Street toward Page Street
2. Turn right onto Page Street
3. Turn right onto Gough Street and follow as it curves to the left
4. Turn left onto Market Street
5. Ride Northeast on Market Street to the Ferry Building
Total Distance: 16 miles
Active Ride Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes
This tour is brought to you by MCB
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