San Francisco

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|

When to Buy an All-Inclusive Pass for Your San Francisco Trip

This is a guest post by Susan Guillory of The Unexplorer.

Travel can get expensive, can’t it? First you’ve got to pay for airfare and hotel. Maybe a rental car. Then you want to eat, don’t you? And you don’t want McDonald’s. You want good, local food. After all of that, you still haven’t budgeted for any […]

December 21st, 2016|San Francisco|

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|