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Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Children and adults will jump at the opportunity to take and ice cream factory tour at the famous Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream factory. Tour the facility and learn about ice cream making and a look at the vats that hold 500-gallons of all varieties of ice cream. A sinful treat is the tasting room at the end of the tour.

Jelly Belly Factory Tours Another fascinating and delicious tour is that of the Jelly Belly Factory. Watch as workers mix an odd assortment of ingredients to create these gourmet jellybeans. The free-guided tours are available throughout the day every few minutes. Visitors can test try new flavors and rate them for potential marketing. The center also includes a candy shop that visitors can browse.

Santa Cruz Beach - The Santa Cruz Beach is complete with a fascinating boardwalk that stretches for a mile and is filled with excitement for all ages. The area offers 30 rides for people of all ages, including a 1911 carousel and a roller coaster that has been thrilling people since 1924. Enjoy live music, an amusement center with miniature golfing, arcades and more, and a wide selection of boardwalk eateries. The park is open year-round.

San Francisco Beaches

Half Moon Bay - The charming little community of Half Moon Bay is perfectly accented by the four-mile beach that runs along the beautiful Pacific Ocean. The ocean is cold all year long and the currents are extremely strong. The trail that runs along the beach is perfect for biking and walking as well as horse back riding. Horses are not allowed on the beach but are allowed on the designated horse trail. Camp or enjoy dinner at one of the fabulous seafood restaurants in the area.

Gray Whale Cove - Gray Whale cove is named after the many whales that have appeared off the coastline. This secluded beach is just 20 miles south of San Francisco is clothing optional so visitors should be appropriately prepared. The beach stretches for 800-feet and is a popular beach for sun bathing.

Ocean Beach , Known for one of the 'great' surfing beaches, Ocean Beach runs the entire west side of San Francisco. At the south end is Fort Funston. Enjoy a long walk down the shores or sunbath on the beautiful sands.

San Francisco Restaurants and Bars

San Francisco Restaurants

Farallon San Francisco - Enjoy dining under the sea in the impressive and interesting decor of Farallon San Francisco. The bar is very crowded as locals and tourists enjoy one of the many pricey unique cocktails that the bar offers. The food is just as unique as the interior with dishes such as Sea Urchin and Dungeness crab. The menu is high-priced but the experience is well worth it.

Fresca - New to the San Francisco scene, Fresca is teaching the town how wonderful Peruvian dining truly is. The wonderful country feel of the dining area will allow guests to relax and feel right at home. The menu offers many Peruvian delights including seafood and meat dishes, seafood and more. Try one of their many Latin beer favorites.

Teatro ZinZanni - More than just dinner Teatro ZinZanni is an experience for all of your senses. The restaurant offers a five-course gourmet dinner mixed with a European cabaret, cirque arts, and comedy and theatrical presentations. This is an experience that must be had. New performers rotate in and out of the productions keeping the entertainment new and fresh all of the time. Families will enjoy acrobatics, comedians, jugglers, singers and even clowns.

San Francisco children's activities

Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Children and adults will jump at the opportunity to take and ice cream factory tour at the famous Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream factory. Tour the facility and learn about ice cream making and a look at the vats that hold 500-gallons of all varieties of ice cream. A sinful treat is the tasting room at the end of the tour.

Jelly Belly Factory Tours Another fascinating and delicious tour is that of the Jelly Belly Factory. Watch as workers mix an odd assortment of ingredients to create these gourmet jellybeans. The free-guided tours are available throughout the day every few minutes. Visitors can test try new flavors and rate them for potential marketing. The center also includes a candy shop that visitors can browse.

Santa Cruz Beach - The Santa Cruz Beach is complete with a fascinating boardwalk that stretches for a mile and is filled with excitement for all ages. The area offers 30 rides for people of all ages, including a 1911 carousel and a roller coaster that has been thrilling people since 1924. Enjoy live music, an amusement center with miniature golfing, arcades and more, and a wide selection of boardwalk eateries. The park is open year-round.

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