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Macondray Lane

Macondray Lane
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Type of Attraction
Neighborhoods
Neighborhood
Central
Interests That Apply
Literature, Local Culture, Art, Photography, Architecture, Outdoors
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Extended Walking Required
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Not Available
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Macondray Lane

Hidden Treasure on Russian Hill


Off The Beaten Path

Address:
Macondray Lane
(in Russian Hill between Taylor and Jones)
San Francisco, CA 94133

Description

Hidden away near the summit of Russian Hill, Macondray Lane is yet another of San Francisco's treats reserved for those willing to explore the nooks and crannies of this labyrinthine city. Macondray Lane leads to spectacular views of Alcatraz and Angel Island; along the way you will see Victorian houses and lush gardens. Take this picturesque two-block lane to enjoy the scenery and the view (if weather is permitting).


What you should know before visiting Macondray Lane




Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Visit Time: 30min-1hr
Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit is during daylight hours.
Why Best: It is the views that make this destination. Alcatraz is better during the day, as are most landmarks from this spot.
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free

Exposure

Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Best Modes of Transportation: Walking
Parking Availability: Limited
Average Price per Hour: Free
Parking Safety: Safe


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