Tag Archives: San Francisco

San Francisco’s hidden gem — The Presidio

Batteries to Bluff Trail, Presidio
We’re hiking the famous Batteries to Bluffs trail in San Francisco’s Presidio, a national park unlike any other, which takes us up and down steps along the western Pacific shoreline, past historic gun batteries, rewarding us with a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Wow! more
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At the Presidio in San Francisco, top chef aims at kids menus

Arguello at Presidio Officers Club
Award winning San Francisco chef Traci Des Jardins wishes American restaurants would take a page—a menu page—from their counterparts in other parts of the world. “The United States is one of the only places in the world that has special meals for kids,” she said. “We are conditioned to teach kids to eat differently than we do and that is a mistake.” more
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New Winter Schedule Available for Alcatraz Prison Tour

Take your kids on a tour San Francisco historic prisons, Alcatraz, with an updated winter tour schedule through Sunday, March 8, 2015 more
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See the Snow Fall in San Francisco with Your Family

Open 24-hours a day and free to the public, the Hyatt Regency San Francisco will have their interactive snowfall display now through December 30. more
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Take your Kids to see La Boheme in San Francisco

This holiday, take your family to the San Francisco Opera to see La Boheme. La Boheme is an opera sung in Italian with English subtitles and it’s about an aspiring poet who falls in love wit a fragile seamstress. more
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Take it from the kids: San Francisco is a foodie’s paradise

Kite store, Japantown, San Francisco
“Dim Sum is one of my favorite foods. Everyone likes Dim Sum!” said Andy, 14, one of the many local kids who contributed their ideas on what kids like for my new “Kid’s Guide to San Francisco.” more
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San Francisco Summer Fog Family Activities

Most people head indoors when fog rolls in during the summer. But in San Francisco, summer fog is so common that it can be made into an event. more
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Family Cool Pool American Package in San Francisco

Now through November 30, book the “Cool Pool Package” at the Americania Hotel in downtown San Francisco for some family time, exploring, and swimming. more
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San Francisco hotel helps artists with disabilities

Hotel G in downtown San Francisco has partnered with Creativity Explored, a local nonprofit arts center for adult artists with developmental disabilities. more
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Traveling Art Exhibit Opens at San Francisco Zoo

Visitors to the San Francisco Zoo won’t want to miss Washed Ashore, an exhibition of giant sculptures of marine life made from ocean debris more
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