No trip to San Francisco would be complete without a visit to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Located to the north of the city, there are a couple of vantage points to photograph the bridge. The first (pictured above) is from the Marin Headlands, which is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. To get there you take the first exit off the bridge heading northbound. There are a few vista points heading up the road but they get super busy. We couldn’t get stopped anywhere so Ross just had to stop the car and I literally jumped out, snapped a photo and jumped back in again. The cargo ships that were heading in were absolutely massive and we even saw one ship that looked like it dwarfed Alcatraz island!
We then headed back across the bridge, took the first exit southbound and headed for Fort Point. We parked the car just off Lincoln Blvd and walked down to see the bridge. This was my preferred spot to take photos as I liked the low angle and the rusty chains that ran along the edge of the water.
There was even a few folk fishing. Though I can’t imagine it would have been easy as, though the water looks calm in the photographs, it was anything but and the waves were constantly crashing up against the rocks.