Thankyou to everyone who answered my questions during the planning of our trip. We just returned from a 3 night stay at The Inn Above Tide. It was perfect. We spent one day in San Francisco. We travelled by bus from Sausalito to San Francisco and then caught a cable car up to Union Square. From there we walked thru China Town and North Beach to the wharf area. Then we caught the Ferry back to Sausalito. The next day we caught a taxi to the southern end of the bridge and then walked over the bridge and all the way back to Sausalito. For the rest of the time we were happy to just wander along the shops and the marina or sit on our balcony and watch the sea lions and pelicans. A restful 3 days.