Alcatraz Island Guide
guide to tours, things to do, things to see, the legends, the fiction, & more!
Alcatraz Island has always been one of the hottest destination spots in the San Francisco Bay Area. Every year hundreds of thousands travel far and wide to explore the fascinating, yet frightening prison-of-prisons, known as "the Rock".
Clouded with darkness, once home to legendary criminals (Al Capone, the Birdman, Machine Gun Kelly), this is a must visit attraction for locals and tourists!
Hi! Thank you for visiting my site. I'm a San Franciscan who loves writing about our local "island escape". I always joke, "other people have beach resorts islands, we have Alcatraz!" But I love the quirky charm the Rock offers and happy to share that with you.
Have you ever wondered why thisisland prison is so famous? What's hollywood's obsession with making movies and now TV series based on the Island's infamous reputation? And what's that about unexplained escapes and haunted prison halls?...
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