The Bay Area ferry system offers an easy way to get out of the city for a nearby vacation while seeing the sights. Hop aboard one of the frequently departing Golden Gate Ferries to get to Marin county.
Hours: 6:25 a.m. – 9:35 p.m. (depending on destination, shorter hours on weekends)
Cost: Varies by distance traveled.
Discounts: Youth (ages 8 to 18), people with disabilities, and seniors (over 65) receive a 50% discount for paying with cash.
Notes: Bicycles welcome.
San Francisco Stations
- Ferry Building
- Sausalito (35 minutes; $9.25)
- Larkspur (30 minutes, $8.75)