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Alcatraz Island
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___San Francisco, California –  home of the famous Alcatraz Island – ought to be added to your West Coast Road Trip! Offering a close up look at the prison that harbored the most dangerous criminals in history, like the famous Al Capone. Alcatraz is also very close to many other attractions including the extremely popular Golden Gate bridge; which can be viewed from the ferry to the island – be sure to get up top for the best photo opportunities!

Alcatraz Island
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___Alcatraz Island hosts a great adventure for history buffs. It is home to the most amazing garden, featuring plants from around the world. AND…for those who love lighthouses – Alcatraz has the 1st and longest running lighthouse on the West Coast! Be sure to add this destination to your Bucket List!

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