10 Things to Do in SF: # 5 Cable Car Ride

You'll have to try San Francisco's iconic ride on the steeply uphill and enjoy the views of the sea going downhill.   According to Wiki, it's the world's last manually operated cable car.  The ride is impressive, because it's one great way to take in and admire the interesting architecture and landscape of San Francisco.


Single Ride Cable Car Tickets can be purchased at a booth located at the intersection of Powell and Market Streets in Union Square. There's also a Cable Car Museum on Mason Street at Washington Street, SF if you'd like to learn more about it, its history, how it works and how the system was rebuilt.

Powell and Market Street, Union Square
It is manually turned.
1. Hop on / 2. Enjoy the Ride (on the way to Fisherman's Wharf ) / 3. Hop off with a big smile
View of the Alcatraz from the Cable Car
 Wishing you all a wonderful week!
Love & light,
Arni
Check out the previous 10 Things to Do in San Francisco posts: 
#1 Get Breakfast at Mama's

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6 comments

  1. This is something which is already on my to do list. Great photos and useful informatrion too. I had no idea that someone actually turned it like that!
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  2. We had great fun on the cable cars when we went last year. It looks like you had a beautiful day there! It was cold and rainy for us.

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  3. that last picture is SO great. my friend is in SF right now for a conference for mobile developers. he wanted to get on the cable car and waited in line for 30 minutes but it broke down so they told him to come back in an hour. poor him. but the way he wrote about it on facebook was so hilarious :)

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  4. I didn't know that San Francisco cable cal was manually operated, but looking at he photos it makes sense I guess. It looks like a lovely vintage ride :) I'd love to visit San Francisco one day and I would take a cable ride for sure!

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  5. This is definitely on my list! I can't wait to travel to the Bay Area.

    Lovely photos!

    xo
    Eesh | The Other Side of Paradise

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