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Yerba Buena Island was at one time a large Navy Base; it is now home to a USCG station and a place that is little known. The NIMITZ HOUSE at 1 Whiting Way on the island. Admiral... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Murrieta, California
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Murrieta, California
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Yerba Buena Island was at one time a large Navy Base; it is now home to a USCG station and a place that is little known. The NIMITZ HOUSE at 1 Whiting Way on the island. Admiral Nimitz occupied this house from 1946 to his death in 1966. Well worth stopping for a photo. The house is not open for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Yerba Buena Island lies between the City of San Francisco and the East Bay, with the Bay Bridga rolling over - and literally through - it. Few take the trouble to drive from San Francisco to the island, and I don't know why, because the Island has much to offer. There are the views of the Bay Bridge, both East... More 

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Yerba Buena Island is one of the treasures of the San Francisco Bay, but right now it's a bit of a mess due to road construction for the new Oakland Bay Bridge East Span. At the tip-top of the island you'll find the old Tower Club. This structure was built back in the early 1900s as a signal tower for... More 

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We have driven on Yerba Buena island; but more often we just pass by as we drive the Bay Bridge from the East Bay to San Francisco and vice versa. Yerba Buena Island used to have a naval station on it however it was closed. There is a coast guard station on it. There are nice views if on the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

After having driven across the Bay Bridge over a thousand times while living in the Bay Area, now 11 years later I stopped at YB and got some pics of the bridge. All I can say is, those lucky Coasties that live there with spectacular views of San Fran, Oakland, and the bay. Wow, the views from YB are just... More 

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