Travel Tip to Seeing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

The Golden Gate Bridge is THE most iconic attraction of San Francisco. One might even say that you have not been to San Francisco if you have not been to Golden Gate Bridge. But the big question is, where should I go to have the best view of Golden Gate Bridge?

Golden Gate Bridge (in the clouds) San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge (in the clouds) San Francisco

Travel Tip 1: Park at the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center

First and foremost, you should try to secure a parking at the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center. The parking fees are only 25 cents per 15 minutes for a maximum of 2 hours. That is really cheap given the notoriously expensive parking fees in San Francisco. In addition, you’ll be able to learn more about GGB at the Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center. Inside, you’ll learn why the Golden Gate Bridge has such similar features as the Eiffel Tower (refer to architect Joseph Strauss) and the incredible amount of steel wires used to construct the bridge. All that in the 1930s!

Parking at Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center
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Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center
GGB Welcome Center
Joseph Strauss Architect of Golden Gate Bridge
Architect

Travel Tip 2: Walk on to the Golden Gate Bridge

2bearbear on Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco
2bearbear on Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco

Some tourists just want to take a photo next to the Golden Gate Bridge as remembrance. But we say, you have definitely got to step on the bridge. Well, firstly because you can SAY that you have stepped on GGB. But secondly and more importantly, you’ll be able to catch a close up view with the supporting beams of the Golden Gate Bridge, which in our opinion, are equally iconic.

View of the Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco
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At the start of Golden Gate Bridge
2bearbear on GGB
View of San Francisco Bay from Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco Bay

Travel Tip 3: Visit Golden Gate Bridge in Late September / Early October

According to our friendly tour bus guide, we were informed that the best times to visit San Francisco is in late September and early October. That’s when you’ll get clear blue skies and bright sunny days. All other times of the year, you’ll likely be seeing Golden Gate Bridge “in the clouds” due to the infamous San Francisco fog.

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