Today was our final trip over the Bay for Fleet Week. Not as many service members walking around as the prior days but we still shook alot of hands. No show in the air this day.......all the action was on the water. They had tours of some of the ships & the lines were long.....this was the warmest day we have had too, absolutely gorgeous weather. We choose the Canadian Mine Sweepers to tour as this was the first time that has been available.....we even saw a couple of the guys who work on the USS Hornet visiting these ships too. It was very interesting & the crew was great. I hope they come back next year.
After we finished the tour we had lunch at Fog City Diner which is all chrome outside & so kewl looking.....I have gone by it so many times in the past & have always wanted to go inside. I recommend it for a nice lunch. From then on we just played tourists & walked all over. The one place you must check out is Forbes Island which is on the other side of the Sea Lions from Pier 39. It is a floating island restaurant. I have soooooo many photo's of this little lighthouse & never knew it was a restaurant. It is definitely on my list of places to go in SF now.....make sure you check out their website. From the end of that pier we snapped some pictures of the fog starting to come thru the Golden Gate.....awesome.
Then we wandered down to Fisherman's Wharf......more pictures of course......and then back to Pier 39 for a farewell cocktail & then back home........to reality. It's gonna be a long year waiting for Fleet Week again. If you can you will be there too!!
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