May 03

This was a beautiful coastal hike on a paved road. This former section of the highway has been turned into a hiking and biking trail. There are small parking lots immediately north and south of the tunnel to park your car.

Devils Slide Coastal Trail 1024x682 Devils Slide Coastal Trail – San BrunoThe trail is beautiful, new, and comfortable to walk, hike, run, and bike. There is a story told by the signs along the trail of the ecological recovery of this area that is facinating. Invasive pampas grass has been remove allowing native California lilac to return.

Hours of operation:

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The winding, paved trail is almost exactly one mile long, so you can knock out two miles back and forth. There are many vantage points for whale watching, and many have benches so you can rest and each a bit of lunch. San Mateo Parks and Rec have docents on site who are friendly and full of interesting information.

Great views of the Pacific with the possibility of seeing whales !!

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Apr 26

Fort Point is located at the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge at the end of Marine Drive on the Presidio of San Francisco. Fort Point national Historic Site is beautifully arched case-mates display the art of the master brick mason from the Civil War period.

It is a military fort from 1861, built to protect San Francisco from Confederate warships during the Civil War. The attacks never came, but in 1926 the fort was deemed an outstanding example of military architecture. Today you can stroll through its brick archways, check out the cannons and admire the dazzling up-close views of San Francisco Bay. Revered for its strength and beauty, Fort Point was called the “Pride of the Pacific”.

Fort Point National Historic Site Explore Fort Point National Historic Site

Designed at the height of the Gold Rush, the fort and its companion fortifications would protect the Bay’s important commercial and military installations against foreign attack. Fort Point National Historic Site is free to the public. Self-guided tours are always possible and periodically guided ones are offered as well. The seasonal programs particularly the candlelight tours and pier crabbing demonstrations.

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Apr 21

Bayfront Park is a peaceful place,full of benches, inviting you to take a seat and enjoy the free show! Watch the seagulls fly in and over the bay. The crabs hiding under the rocks. The duckies swimming away, in the sweet bay! Just sit and watch! The view of the water is amazing, and quite calming. A great place to contemplate about life!

bayfront park san bruno Explore Bayfront Park – San Bruno

This is a good little event to do with your children after dinner to keep them active and not tear your hotel room apart. Consistent flow of planes taking off and landing. Lots of birds in the air. This one is a different. You take a quite walk by the bay, and a minute latter there’s a plain taking off right in front of you.

Things to do in Bayshore’s:

  • Good for strolling if you’re staying at one of the hotels near there.
  • Duck watching.
  • Experience planes taking off and landing .
  • Enjoying the sight of the ocean has tranquil properties.

There’s something calming about watching planes take off and land. You would also see some people bringing in their radio to listen to the pilots announcement.

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Apr 13

Built up by the Airport Commission in 1980, SFO Museum main mission is to provide a broad range of exhibitions and educational programs, collectively represent the diversity of human achievement, enrich the public experience and differentiate SFO from other airports.  It is the first cultural institution of its kind located in an airport. SFO Airport Museum 300x225 Visit SFO Airport Museum near San Bruno It highlights about 18,500 objects are held in the museum collection, all through the Airport terminals showing a pivoting timetable of workmanship, history, science, and social exhibitions. It has the refinement of being the main certify historical center in an airport terminal. Today, SFO Museum features more than twenty galleries throughout the Airport terminals displaying a rotating schedule of art, history, science, and cultural exhibitions.  It also includes the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library and the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum, dedicated to preserving the history of commercial aviation, and which houses a permanent collection of over 80,000 objects including books, and archival materials.  

Hours: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Apr 05

Grand Lake Theater 300x225 Visit Grand Lake Theater near San Bruno Located at 3200 Grand Avenue and Lake Park Avenue, The Grand Lake Theater is a notable film royal residence, neighborhood of Oakland, California. It is only 21 miles away from the city of San Bruno. The Theater is designed as a single auditorium theater by Architects Reid Brothers. Opened on March 6, 1926 the Theater had an aggregate of four screens and 1619 seats. The principle hall is likewise outfitted with a Mighty Wurlitzer organ covered up underneath the floor.  Known for the outspoken political commentary often gracing its marquee, the restored 1920s theater features a Wurlitzer organ performance before Friday and Saturday night screenings. The Grand Lake is the only theater in the Bay Area showing “Star Wars” in two projector 3D. And if you’re one of those people who just can’t stand watching 3D movies, well they say it may be because you’ve just never seen one shown in a theater like this. The sign mounted on top of the Grand Lake Theatre is the largest rotary contact sign west of the Mississippi River. It measures 52 feet high by 72 feet wide and consists of 2,800 colored bulbs and was designed by Theodore Wetteland. It’s like a flashback of what theaters used to be. It’s nothing like you would find with those big 16 theatre places. You’ll definitely enjoy the decor of each theatre and it make it better that they have a great sound system too, so you aren’t missing anything there.

Hours: Open daily 12 p.m.-midnight

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