Located just a mile off the coast of San Francisco, the legendary Alcatraz Island – one of the top places to visit in California. Affectionately known as Rock, this island is one of the most notorious federal prisons in America.The Alcatraz Prison was operated from 1934 to 633 and housed notorious criminals such as George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly, James ‘Whitey’ Balger, and Rafael Miranda. Today, thanks to the US National Park Service, it is possible to travel to the island and to federal prisons. One thing to be aware of is that the island’s weather can sometimes be unpredictable. Regardless, the most interesting thing to do is to visit Alcatraz in California.
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