Despite living within an hour or so of San Francisco, I really haven't explored much of it. And since it is such a large tourist destination, I thought it was rather silly that I haven't seen much of it. So that is where Mum and I headed to yesterday.
Discussing our route
Every time I have seen Coit Tower, I've said that I'd like to visit it. I didn't even know you could go inside it until last year.
I got the all important jumping picture at the backside of the tower.
You do have to pay to get to the top, but the view is unbeatable. I thought it was neat that people pushed coins through the window edges. Many country's coinage was represented.
A view of the Bay Bridge
After doing touristy things, we ate at the Cliff House, which is located near the ruins of the Sutro Baths. The popovers were great. We may have eaten more than we should have before our entrees showed up.
The entire time we were there, we watched the surfers. There was one guy who was distinctly better than the rest. He made surfing look so effortless. The rest of the guys out there were a bit more cautious. Mum and I were so engrossed with watching the surfers that our waiter had to get our attention to get our order.
After the Cliffhouse, we walked up the road to Louis' for some chocolate cake, which was a great way to end our day.