Family drives from Los Angeles to Bay Area for epic views of full moon

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A full moon is captivating not just people across the Bay Area, but from all over the state.

One family from Los Angeles saw Saturday night's moon as a perfect opportunity to visit the Bay Area.

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They arrived just in time to be welcomed by the brightly shining moon.

"I was like, 'Baby let's go for a night ride,' and we made it to San Francisco looking at the moon," Eugene Weathersby said.

"I love the moon, bright, shiny, peaceful," Braelyn Smith added.

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The full moon technically peaked around 3:17 a.m this morning, but they typically last around three nights.

We had a great view of the moon from our Embarcadero camera.

Check out this time lapse taken from San Francisco as the moon rises over the Bay Bridge:
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Check out this time lapse taken from San Francisco as the moon rises over the Bay Bridge.

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