Jake Burns explores San Francisco, visiting 6 iconic landmarks

Posted at 6:42 PM, Feb 04, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO -- Super Bowl 50 is just days away, but before the big game, we wanted to see what fans are doing before the Panthers take on the Broncos. CBS 6 reporter Jake Burns explored all the city has to offer and visited six iconic San Francisco landmarks.

Lombard Street

San Francisco is known for its steep roadways, but the famous Lombard Street is known as the crookedest street in the world. Jake Burns even gave the road a drive.

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island, located in the San Francisco Bay, is known for being a federal penitentiary, but it is also the site of the oldest lighthouse on the West Coast.

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is probably the most iconic San Francisco landmark and symbol. The 746 feet tall bridge connects San Francisco to Marin County. The bridge is easily identified by its bright orange color.

Fisherman’s Wharf San Francisco

What started as a fishing community is now known as the place to be for nightlife, shopping, and great restaurants.

Ferry Marketplace building

The Ferry Marketplace opened in 1898 and is a marketplace for local farmers, diverse markets, and a destination for world-class food and wine. It is considered a community gathering-place for the celebration of local culture and cuisine.

Bay Bridge

The bridge that connects Downtown San Francisco and Oakland, lights up the city skyline with more than 25,000 LED lights on the bridge’s cables. The light installation was created by artist Leo Villareal in 2013. That lasted two years, but now the lights have returned for Super Bowl 50 and has received the green light to stay permanently.