It's Thursday once again, and we know you're seriously looking forward to the weekend. Although you can't run free just yet, we have got some great things for you to do today to take your mind off the extra day of work you have coming up before your weekend. Take a look at some of the awesome things we found for you to do if you happen to be in San Francisco, California in today's installment of Dollars & Sense!
Escape From Alcatraz
The Rock, as it is more popularly known, was once a notorious maximum-security prison. It sits on an island in the middle of the bay. Famous inmates have included Al Capone, Doc and Ma Barker and the birdman of Alcatraz. No one ever escaped; although 34 prisoners tried, and myth has it that three succeeded but were not acknowledged. Be aware that there is only one official tour operator – Alcatraz Cruises. Book well in advance. Admission price includes a haunting audio tour that features interviews with former inmates.
Pier 33, Hornblower Alcatraz Landing