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5 Top Family Attractions in San Francisco

5 Top Family Attractions in San Francisco

October 18, 2012 No Comments The City by the Bay is also home to many wonderful attractions that are perfect for families with kids. Below are five top picks to keep even the youngest in your clan happily entertained. These attractions are listed alphabetically, and provide for wonderful learning opportunities about the amazing and diverse world in which we live. ...

 

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Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument

January 23, 2012 No Comments There is something about the primeval wood that has enchanted many for ages. Muir Woods National Monument in the San Francisco Bay Area is no exception. Its grove of coastal redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) stand tall with a timeless grace that has captivated visitors with its moss draped branches and variety of lichen that cling like ...

 

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Alcatraz Island – San Francisco Bay, California

Alcatraz Island – San Francisco Bay, California

January 14, 2012 2 Comments From a distance, Alcatraz Island appears like an idyllic outcrop rising from a tranquil San Francisco Bay in Northern California. It looks lush with its green vegetation, flowers, and variety of bird species that find refuge on this remote landmass. Even the twinkling lights that illuminate it at night seem to beckon with romance. Who ...

 

The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

January 11, 2012 No Comments   The California Academy of Sciences is one of the best family museums in San Francisco, a prominent research institution, and the world’s greenest museum with its commitment to sustainability and a domed roof that is alive with lush plant and floral species native to California. It is comprised of a natural history museum, an ...

 

Historic Masterpiece: The Fairmont San Francisco

Historic Masterpiece: The Fairmont San Francisco

January 9, 2012 No Comments Since its opening in 1907, the Fairmont in San Francisco has treated guests to an extraordinary experience from check-in to check-out. It sits atop Nob Hill and is close to all the wonderful sites that make San Francisco the wonderful cosmopolitan city that it is.  Everything about this hotel speaks of old world elegance and ...

 

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Skiing? I thought you said skee ball!

Skiing? I thought you said skee ball!

January 4, 2012 No Comments So exactly what do you do when your small child is so excited about going skiing. Yes, there will be snow! Yes, there will be hot chocolate. Yes, you’ll do it down a mountain – albeit a very small one, safe for small children. And then you arrive, and your child wants to know where ...

 

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Child Friendly Favorites in San Jose, CA

Child Friendly Favorites in San Jose, CA

December 16, 2011 No Comments San Jose is not just a bedroom community of San Francisco. It’s also an interesting city to visit in its own right. And in fact, the town contains several excellent attractions that children will enjoy visiting and adults will enjoy sharing. We’ve been to a good number of children’s museums across the U.S. and the ...

 

Celebrating Winter at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

Celebrating Winter at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco

December 2, 2011 No Comments Ever wonder about all those birds in the Twelve Days of Christmas song? What about snow and how it’s made? Or reindeer and their important place in our environment’s ecosystem? Or the wonderful holiday smells from all those spices used in baking, cooking and alluring home fragrances? Now you can have these and other intriguing ...

 

Do you know the way to San Jose?

Do you know the way to San Jose?

November 26, 2011 No Comments Do you know the way to San Jose? Of course you do, if you’ve ever driven between Los Angeles and San Francisco, as I have many, many times. Possibly more times than I’ve ever wanted to drive the 101 freeway, which is why I decided on a recent such trip to make a stop in ...

 

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A Snowy Yosemite Holiday

A Snowy Yosemite Holiday

November 24, 2011 No Comments I remember the first time I saw Yosemite National Park. My children and I were staying in Mammoth (Mammoth Lakes California). It was a steamy July, and I was still so new to the navigation of mountain roads with my kids along that I opted not to navigate them into the park. Instead, I took ...

 

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