Lisa Dion

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Stanford Park Hotel, Menlo Park, California


My kids and I could have stayed at Stanford Park Hotel for a week without ever leaving and be perfectly content.

I had some work to get done and the kids were off from school, so I wanted to go someplace comfortable where I could plug in and write and let the kids kick back.

Stanford Park […]

March 1st, 2017|California, Lodging|

Inn at the Presidio, San Francisco

by Lisa Crovo Dion

The magical Presidio of San Francisco is my favorite corner of the city.

On a recent, very chilly Thursday evening I had the pleasure of spending a night at the Inn at the Presidio, the only hotel accommodations in the entire 1,500-acre national park.

The Inn inhabits the elegant Georgian Revival-style Pershing Hall, on […]

February 2nd, 2017|California, Lodging, San Francisco|

Inn Town Campground, Nevada City, California

by Lisa Crovo Dion

When I was in the Gold Country town of Nevada City last summer doing research for Insight Guides California, there was one place that seemed to be on everyone’s lips.

“That new glamping place.” “The campground opened by Erin and Dan Thiem, the couple that own the Outside Inn.” “You should check out […]

December 23rd, 2016|California, Lodging|