The Japanese Tea Garden is located in San Francisco in the Golden Gate State Park. We went and it was packed. It had a lot of people. There was a charge for the garden. It was $8 for adults. My son was free so I don’t know how much it was for children.
The Japanese Tea Garden was a small garden with a lot of flowers and Japanese designs. I wish there was a map because we just walked around. I felt lost and noticed that we kept walking around in a circle. Overall, I really enjoyed the Japanese Tea Garden. It was peaceful. Below is a poem I wrote about the garden.
Pier 39 is the place to be when in San Francisco. Pier 39 has many stores and restaurants. Some stores are: souvenir, Pandora, Hard Rock Cafe store and so many others. Some restaurants are: Bubba Gump, Hard Rock Cafe, Wipe out and many others. You can also just pick up dessert. They have a place where you can get a small bucket of mini donuts. They are made fresh and delicious. They also have a place where you can get crepes: sweet and savory crepes. There is also a carousel for the children to ride. The carousel is also a double carousel. It was very cool to see.
Another place at Pier 39 is the Aquarium at the Bay. They have many ocean animals to view. There were sharks, jellyfish, otters, different kinds of fish and many other ocean animals. It is a nice place to visit with children. We went to the Aquarium and we used a city pass which included the aquarium.
Another popular place is at Pier 39 is to see the sea lions. There are lots of sea lions that come and visit the pier. They lay, play and talk to one another. Many people come to Pier 39 just to see the sea lions. My son was very excited to see them and we went a few times to visit them. At times, we saw them swimming in the bay.
At Pier 39, you can catch a cruise around the bay. We took the Blue and Gold Cruise. It was an hour long cruise. We learned a lot about San Francisco from the cruise. We went all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge. We sailed under it and of course took a lot of photos. We also went around to Alcatraz Island. We were able to see both sides of the island. It was a nice and wonderful cruise.
When visiting San Francisco make sure to wear layers because it does get cold when there. We went in April and it was cold. We were wearing long sleeve and hoodies.