I am releasing here the content in my new travel ebook/app SF Travel & Photo Guide in ten alphabetical “clusters.” Each cluster will have 12 sections of the total 120 in the app. This is cluster 4 of 10.
Getting out on San Francisco Bay in a boat of some kind, such as a Ferry or a Hornblower cruise, is a concept I recommend to all visitors and locals. San Francisco Bay is such an inviting body of water to encounter.
Visiting Leland Stanford's Farm, Stanford University, offers a visitor an engaging view of one of the lovelier campuses in the west.
Questions have been asked about my new travel app on San Francisco, now available from Apple and Google. Here are some answers, following an earlier announcement.
I am releasing here the content in my new travel app titled “SF Travel and Photo Guide” in ten alphabetical “clusters.” Each cluster will have 12 sections of the total 120 in the app. This is cluster 2 of 10.
Sarah Winchester, the heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune, built a 160-room mansion in San Jose, partly because she was obsessed with the process of building and partly because she had a disposable income of $1,000 a day.
The historic origin of modern San Jose, CA, can be seen in the Santa Clara Mission and in the downtown preservation of the Peralta Adobe and Fallon House.
Pacifica, along the coast at the southwest edge of San Francisco, is a pleasing oceanside destination in itself and also a potential alternative to lodging in the metropolitan downtown, about 20 minutes away by car.
Silicon Valley's High Tech Heritage is the story of the computer and the technology revolution affecting the world. The story comes alive at the Apple Park Visitor Center and at three great museums in California’s Silicon Valley.
There was a time in the 1960s, when Mario Savio spawned a Free Speech movement and protestors unhappy with the Vietnam War led an ongoing anti-war chant. At that time many Americans had a definite opinion on Berkeley, the stronghold of both movements.
Fisherman’s Wharf, along San Francisco’s northern waterfront, ranks as one of the most popular aspects of the city for visitors.
The ongoing renewal at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf makes the average visitor experience more satisfying. Every travel destination needs to do this or risk perishing.
The sun often sets with stunning beauty over San Francisco Bay, raising a question: where should you go to enjoy and celebrate it?
The spirit of Billy Ralston is one of the best introductions to San Mateo County, the strip of land immediately south of San Francisco.
Amazon has now released the ebook version of my SF Travel & Photo Guide. Other major ebook vendors, such as B&N and Apple, will carry the ebook title soon. The ebook parallels my app on this subject available from Apple and Google.
I am releasing here the content in this new travel ebook/app in ten alphabetical “clusters.” Each cluster will have 12 sections of the total 120 in the ebook/app. This is alphabetical release 5 of 10.
This is a "website book" version of my SF Travel & Photo Guide: The Top 100 Travel Experiences in the San Francisco Bay Area. In this "website book" version, everything in the 120 chapters of the book can be seen by you in this Table of Contents file. When you click forward to look at a chapter, you can always browser click back to where your were in the Table of Contents.
I am out exploring California as I update my book Northern California History Weekends for a new edition. This chapter is about the enduring mystery of where Sir Francis Drake landed in Point Reyes and how an impressive redwood grove was saved north of San Francisco and named to honor John Muir.
The December Holidays/Christmas in San Francisco presents a magical and festive time. Enjoy it with an abundance of no-cost or low-cost celebration at three main venues—Union Square, Embarcadero/Market Street, and Pier 39.
What are the best beaches both north and south of San Francisco, as well as in San Francisco? My recommendations: Baker Beach in San Francisco, followed by Ocean Beach and Fort Funston. North, consider Limantour, then Heart's Desire, Bodega Dunes, Goat Rock, and Manchester. South, try Montara and then Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and Ano Nuevo.
What are the Super 50 Travel Experiences in San Francisco and the Bay Area for the occasional visitor or the lifetime bucketlister?
I am releasing here the content in my new travel app titled “SF Travel and Photo Guide” in ten alphabetical “clusters.” Each cluster will have 12 sections of the total 120 in the app.
I am out shooting for the moon, chasing the joy and beauty to be found in modern life in Oakland CA, as I watch from a public sidewalk on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay the Supermoon (11-14-16) make its occasional close appearance (back again 2034), passing over the lovely new east tower of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
If you want to experience the best-of-the-best fine art culture available during a San Francisco visit, put the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park at the top of your must-do list.
The sea lions of Pier 39 and the popular Aquarium of the Bay, celebrating all the Bay creatures, help make Pier 39 one of the most visited attractions in San Francisco.