Lands End Park San Francisco

  Typically, when we are traveling somewhere new, we are on the move (quite literally). At the beginning of the planning process, we usually make a list of all of the unique attractions that are part of the history of an area, and then decide which ones we really want to visit. Since we areContinue reading “Lands End Park San Francisco”

Pier 39 San Francisco (A Great Place To See Sea Lions!)

We live in the Philadelphia area in Pennsylvania and absolutely love the beach. There are a couple months (mostly July and August) that are great for swimming and we usually go to the Jersey Shore. On all of our trips going “Down The Shore” as locals in Philly call it, I have never seen aContinue reading “Pier 39 San Francisco (A Great Place To See Sea Lions!)”

Why You Need To Visit The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps And Hidden Garden Steps In San Francisco

  I think that sometimes the creativity of a city can be hidden in the corners of it, so let me tell you, the 16th Avenue Tiled Steps and Hidden Garden Steps are amazing gems in San Francisco, California to find. These visual masterpieces were literally created from the actual people living in the neighborhoodsContinue reading “Why You Need To Visit The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps And Hidden Garden Steps In San Francisco”

Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco

  In San Francisco, there is actually the oldest public Japanese Tea Garden in the United States. It was originally in an exhibit within the 1894 Midwinter International Exposition. The address for the tea garden is 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118. The summer hours that you can visit are March 1stContinue reading “Japanese Tea Garden San Francisco”

Muir Woods National Monument

One of the most peaceful and delightful spots you can walk through near the Bay Area is Muir Woods, and it is definitely worth a visit! You totally get lost in the ages of the beauty in this place (some of the redwoods are on average 600-800 years old and have grown over 200 feet.)Continue reading “Muir Woods National Monument”

Cable Car Museum San Francisco

  For years, before I had traveled to the Bay Area, I imagined that cable cars lined the streets. It may have been a particular rice commercial that had first enabled me to have this vision. If you grew up in the nineties, I think you know what treat I am referring to! Once weContinue reading “Cable Car Museum San Francisco”

The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia

  Nothing says San Francisco like the Golden Gate Bridge. This may be one of the most iconic bridges, not just in the United States, but in the world. It was actually built during the Great Depression and has been quoted as being part of “American resolve and ingenuity.” The bridge itself typically carries aroundContinue reading “The Golden Gate Bridge/Wave Organ With Interesting Historical Connections to Philadelphia”

Twin Peaks Overlook San Francisco

  When we get to a city, one of the first things we generally will do is get a feel for the layout of the place. In San Francisco, we decided on the “Painted Ladies Tour Company” to get more interesting vantage points. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us in depth perspectives onContinue reading “Twin Peaks Overlook San Francisco”

The Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco

  Once we arrived in San Francisco, we dropped off our luggage at the hotel and decided to go right out and explore right away. There was no time to waste! We called a driver and found ourselves at one of the most iconic places in the Bay Area… The Palace of Fine Arts. TheContinue reading “The Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco”

Diving Into A San Francisco Adventure!

Our San Francisco trip last winter was so much fun! I hope you enjoy these stories, ideas, places, and of course adventures… It was so early, one of those mornings where the birds are not even singing yet, you know the kind. I am not sure how much I slept the night before but weContinue reading “Diving Into A San Francisco Adventure!”