Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, San Francisco

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  • This is one of the centers of town as it is where Market Street hits the big cable car stop. Lots of shopping here, Nordstrom's is across the street. It is tourist center for better or worse and be....  more »
  • You can't visit San Fran and not take a ride in the cable car! There are two main routes in the City. We took the one that takes you from Powell and Market all the way down to Fisherman's Wharf. You.....  more »
  • Cable cars and San Francisco...need I say more? What a cool experience! After buying a pass, you learn a few tricks to avoid waiting in the long tourist lines. The cable cars have stops located throughout 2 separate, designated, lines. It is so much fun to be able to get on and off and see more of the city.
  • A great spot to watch the cable cars arrive and be spun around on the turntable. There's a ticket booth just around the corner - be sure to buy your ticket before joining the queue for the tram! The queues to board can take an hour in the summer months, even on weekdays & through into the evenings. There are two destinations - my tip is to take the tram to Hyde St because this will get you to the markets and a great view of the Golden Gate bridge, fog permitting!

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