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Cable Cars, San Francisco

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Explore San Francisco's historical downtown with a ride on Cable Cars. Established in the mid-19th century, three of the original 23 cable lines are still running. Passengers can travel along the steep streets and admire some of the city’s most iconic monuments and neighborhoods. Hop on the trolley and enjoy the rumbling scenic ride up Hyde Street or down to Fisherman’s Wharf, soaking in views of the expansive San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Learn more about this remarkable transportation system with a visit to the Cable Car Museum. Combination tickets offer unlimited rides on the system along with admission to many of the city’s museums. To visit Cable Cars on your trip to San Francisco, use our San Francisco day trip site .
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  • Ride was fun and interesting but it's so expensive! $7 dollars each way! We only rode once. The kids really enjoyed it  more »
  • We purchased a MUNI three day pass, so we rode the cable cars quite often. Each car is a little bit different and I enjoyed noticing the differences. Some of the stops are quite busy and you can wait ...  more »
  • There is a big wait at the bottom in the afternoon so we got there early next day and there was no line. Found out later if you walk up the hill to the first stop there are cars with few passengers th...  more »
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