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Dennis the Menace Playground
Monterey, California

Dennis the Menace Playground

This municipal playground was co-created by the father of one of the most playful characters ever
36.5978, -121.8863
The manicured green
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Lawn Bowling Club

The oldest lawn bowling club in the United States
37.7686, -122.4590
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Nursery

San Francisco’s condensed garden of incredible plant growth
37.7674, -122.4607
San Francisco, California

Beach Chalet WPA Murals

Depicting scenes of everyday life - and specific individuals - in Great Depression era San Francisco
37.7694, -122.5103
San Francisco, California

Uncle John's Tree, McLaren Lodge

San Francisco’s Century-Old Christmas Tree
37.7716, -122.4545
Stones from William Randoloh Hearst's 12th century monastery
San Francisco, California

John McLaren Statue

The legendary statue-hating superintendent of Golden Gate Park is honored with... a statue
37.7718, -122.4649
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Diorama

A miniature view of the park, caught in time
37.7694, -122.5105
Riuns of the once popular Golden Gate horseshoe pits
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Horseshoe Pitch

The best place in the park to test out your throwing arm
37.7735, -122.4556
San Francisco, California

Prayer Book Cross

A monumental cross hides in the trees in Golden Gate Park
37.7717, -122.4784
The city on fire 1906
San Francisco, California

1908 Cistern Circles

Ancient technology adopted after hard lessons in worst-case-scenario fire control
37.7749, -122.4194
Modern day hippies play on as the fog rolls in.
San Francisco, California

Janis Joplin Tree

A famous alternative culture epicenter and where Joplin serenaded young hippies
37.7696, -122.4570
San Francisco, California

Hotel Majestic

San Francisco's oldest operating hotel, with a Victorian atmosphere and a "haunted" fourth floor
37.7872, -122.4254
The Tenderloin Museum
San Francisco, California

The Tenderloin Museum

A walk down memory lane in the heart of one of San Francisco's most notorious neighborhoods
37.7839, -122.4142
Vallaincourt Fountain
San Francisco, California

Vaillancourt Fountain

This concrete tangle of square pipes has stood as a proud thorn in the city's side since the '70s
37.7954, -122.3953
The mysterious Dentzel goat
San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Park Vintage Carousel

This turn of the century masterpiece has a mysterious goaty interloper
37.7679, -122.4580
The Tonga Room's pool.
San Francisco, California

The Tonga Room

Tiki luxury on Nob Hill.
37.7925, -122.4100
The little tunnel is unexpectedly full of concrete stalagtites
San Francisco, California

Alvord Lake Bridge

An overlooked and unassuming engineering marvel
37.7690, -122.4547
San Francisco, California

The Old Ship Saloon

A Barbary Coast watering hole built into a Gold Rush shipwreck
37.7978, -122.4008
Alban Towne's mansion on California Street, before 1906
San Francisco, California

Portals of the Past

The remains of a ruined mansion memorialize the 1906 earthquake
37.7708, -122.4825
San Francisco, California

Leroy King Carousel

A still functioning vaudeville carousel that has operated for over a century boasts a colorful menagerie and past
37.7834, -122.4021
Book Club of California
San Francisco, California

Book Club of California

In this century-old literary safehouse, print is alive and well
37.7899, -122.4059
San Francisco, California

Aquatic Park Tombstones

Visible below the waves are memorials to the city's Gold Rush dead
37.8076, -122.4262
San Francisco, California

Mescaline Grove

A favorite haunt of dinosaur loving children and hallucinogen loving hippies alike
37.7714, -122.4614
Nepenthes pitcher plants - beautiful killers
San Francisco, California

San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers

Carnivorous plants, medieval aphrodisiacs, and the largest original wood structure glass conservatory in the western hemisphere
37.7726, -122.4603