Tag Archives: Walks

Casa Caponetti

Casa Caponetti

What an AMAZING treat to find Casa Caponetti.  We bought three nights that the kind proprietors of Casa Caponetti donated to the San Francisco National Maritime Park Association, part of the National Parks System.  (By the way, the major source of funds to support the National Parks maritime arm, the..
Explore SF – Little Saigon

Explore SF – Little Saigon

Explore SF  does the most varied tours of any San Francisco tour company that I’ve seen.  When their Living Social special offer came up, I jumped at the opportunity to take their Explore SF Little Saigon tour.  Dan Chew was our amazing tour guide.  He has his own super website..
Great Food Tours

Great Food Tours

Who would ever imagine that it is possible to walk from First and Market to Powell and Market and visit EIGHT chocolates shops along the way??  Great Food Tours did, and they pull it off in a three-hour walking tour.  We met up with Kimberly Grimes, our guide, and a..
Ketch Joanne’s
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Ketch Joanne’s

Ketch Joanne’s is quite a find, along with the walk that our friend, Brandon, recommended. First, we wove our way back behind the Half Moon Bay Airport to an area where the Mavericks big surf contest is held.  (Google Mavericks Beach for directions.  It’s tricky.)  There’s plenty of parking.  First,..
Heron Head Park

Heron Head Park

Heron’s Head is one of my favorite parks in all of San Francisco.  Operated by the Port of San Francisco, Heron Head has gone through major renovation and updating in the last year or so.  Set against the backdrop of the beautiful bay, Hunter’s Point, the San Francisco Recycle Center,..
Lincoln Park Golf Course

Lincoln Park Golf Course

There are so many beautiful public golf courses in San Francisco, and Lincoln Park Golf Course is one of them.  Set in the hills near 34th and Geary, Lincoln Park Golf Course encompasses The Palace of the Legion of Honor, one of the finest museums in San Francisco, and gives..
Stow Lake

Stow Lake

Stow Lake is one of the prettiest locations in all of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. There’s a food concession where you can also rent paddleboats to meander around the lake. Strawberry Hill is encapsulated by Stow Lake, and plenty of bridges make it easy to circumnavigate the hill with..
Kruse Rhododendron Reserve

Kruse Rhododendron Reserve

There are 55 miles of coastline in Sonoma County, most of it inaccessible. What is, however, is relatively unknown and pristine. People generally gravitate to either Marin or Mendocino coastlines. Kruse Rhododendron Reserve is actually east of Highway 1, 27 miles north of Jenner or 14 miles south of Gualala..