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This is a very quick drive it's an exit ( on the left) from the Bay Bridge. The views of San Francisco are great. Best place for pictures. The view stretches from the golden gate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Treasure Island out of curiosity. Oh my. Certainly got a laugh out of our visit. Do not waste your time. Nothing is there but nuclear wasteland. The ONLY reason to go might be to take a picture of the San Francisco views. But really, don't go. You won't be missing a thing.

Thank Cyndee C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very quick drive it's an exit ( on the left) from the Bay Bridge. The views of San Francisco are great. Best place for pictures. The view stretches from the golden gate, Alcatraz, & downtown. The island is small only one cafe that we saw.( didn't try it).

Thank anna p
Oakland, California
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1,362 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of downtown San Francisco and the rest of the city is extraordinary from the bay front. Lots of new housing development is scheduled for the island so it will change a lot.

Thank Thomas V
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Treasure Island Music Festival is the BEST FESTIVAL I have EVER been to. It is the best forum to watch some of you favorite bands, drink some of your favorite wines, or shop for cute little things to take home. I highly recommend visiting Treasure Island if you get the chance :)

Thank hollielace
Gothenburg, Sweden
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Treasure Island looks like the Acocalypse. Abandoned barracks, signs with warning for asbestos and radio active hazards. It looks like humanities has gone under. But it is the best place for taking a photo of San Francisco´s skyline! The island was built, artificially, 1936-37, due to the international Golden Gate exhitbition in 1939. In 1942 the US Marines took over... More 

Brasov, Romania
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70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Do not forget to come here. I think it's the place where you can make the best pictures of all SF. You have the chance to see some friendly rattles. And day and night the sight is gorgeous.

Thank cip66m
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We've driven over the Bay Bridge houndreds of times and we finally stopped! Amazing place to get pictures of the entire bay! Downtown, Golden Gate, Alcatraz, the East Bay and Bay Bridge can be seen! Cute little harbor too.

Thank Kristin C
Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

If you are an early riser, or better yet make a special effort, Treasure Island is the best spot to greet the rising sun. There are spectacular views of the sun mounting the horizon behind the East Span of the Bay Bridge. The West Span, city sky line, and Golden Gate form a spectacular back drop for the first chasing... More 

Thank 14hannon
san francisco
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54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Cross the Bay Bridge and exit at Treasure Island. Go down to the water edge and you will be rewarded by the best views of San Francisco downtown skyline and water traffic. If you are lucky you will have front row seat with the passage of a huge cruise ship or tanker ship under the Bay Bridge. Great photo-ops.

Thank SanFranciscoPatrick
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Treasure Island is easily the best spot if you want to take panoramic photos of the San Francisco skyline with the beautiful Bay Bridge on the left. To be honest, there really isn't much to do here except for taking photos. Getting to the island is easy: one can take a bus or simply Uber for about $12-15. I came... More 

Thank Murat B

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