Take in the sights of the Golden Gate bridge
It may no longer be the longest suspension bridge in the world, but the Golden Gate Bridge is definitely still the most memorable. It’s instantly recognisable with its tall towers, art deco styling, and iconic International Orange colour. It was constructed in 1937 so citizens could drive from the city of San Francisco to the county of Marin, instead of having to get a boat across. Over 70 years later and it still stands as perfect as the day it was finished.
It’s one of San Francisco’s most visited sights with more than ten million people visiting every year. Everyone’s Golden Gate Bridge visit is different as you can walk, bike, drive, take a guided tour, or just stand back and take it all in, there’s an experience to suit everyone.
It is said that the Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed things in the world, if you visit on a clear day you’ll be able to see all of this iconic bridge but even if you visit when it’s foggy, you’ll still get some incredible pictures.