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Reasonable?

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Reasonable?

Quick question—

Os it reasonable to do Golden Bridge on foot or bike, golden gate park, and museum of sciences im one morning? Say I starty day around 7am?

Any other things I should plan on seeing around there?

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1. Re: Reasonable?

When you say "do", how do you mean? Taking a selfie in front of the sign that says "Golden Gate Park"? How do you mean by "doing" Museum of Science?

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2. Re: Reasonable?

You can't do all three.

I think you can do the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park, or the bridge and the Academy of Sciences, in one morning. But even then you'd only be getting a superficial view of the park or the museum.

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3. Re: Reasonable?

If your really short on time you can see the Golden Gate Bridge and then take an Uber to the Academy of Sciences. Ive done this museum in an hour, but you can also spend a half day. It really depends on how deep you want to dive into the exhibits and if you want to see the Planetarium show. Golden Gate Park is huge! You might also have time to walk over to the Conservatory of Flowers or the Japanese Tea Garden.

Use Google Maps to get driving estimates from your hotel to the bridge, then to the museum, etc.

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4. Re: Reasonable?

You are aware that the Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park are not adjacent....but across the city from each other?

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5. Re: Reasonable?

You really can't do all three in one morning. You can really only "do" either one or two of those.

The bridge can be "done" in thirty minutes if you don't count travel time and you just hop out, look around a bit, take some pictures and walk a bit out on the bridge and back. Anything more like crossing the entire bridge or visiting fort point below it or other things will take longer.

The Academy of Sciences is an expensive entry price, so I'd probably spend at least 2 hours there and there is plenty to keep you busy there for half a day or more.

As far as the park, you could spend a whole day or more. It has the de Young, tea garden, arboretum, conservatory of flowers, stow lake, children's playground, etc. It is large with many things to do and many places to walk around, bike around, etc. But if you mean walking around the area near the Academy of sciences (the music concourse), you could do it in 5 or 10 minutes. So length of time in the park depends what you intend to see there.

Also, plan some time to get to the bridge get from the bridge to the park and time for the museum, lunch and to do some other things of your choice in the park and it could easily be a much of a full day.

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