Lisa Dion

About Lisa Dion

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Lisa Dion has created 46 blog entries.

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|

The Gardens of Alcatraz

This post was contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion.

Of the 1.4 million visitors that arrive annually to the shores of Alcatraz, most are looking to peek into the stark interior of one of the world’s most legendary correctional facilities, and be regaled by tales of gangsters and prison breaks.

But, there are some who are more interested […]

July 8th, 2016|California|