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Location: 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA
A small, lovely family oriented, environmental education museum in San Mateo, CuriOdyssey, formerly known as Coyote Point Museum, offers a gentle introduction to the natural world. Kids ...
Location: Civic Center Plaza, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA
This is not a children's museum in the standard sense of the phrase; the exhibits are neither interactive nor geared to small people. But the beautifully renovated space is well worth a visit, especia...
Location: Pier 3, Alameda Point, Alameda, CA
The aircraft carrier USS Hornet participated in two of the greatest events of the 20th century - World War II and the Apollo 11 manned space mission.
Now peacefully moored at historic...
Location: 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Topped with a living roof, the newly rebuilt California Academy of Sciences is home to an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum.
The aquarium, with an estimated 38,...
Location: 690 5th Street, San Francisco, CA
Extranomical Adventures offers daily tours from San Francisco to Muir Woods, Wine Country, Monterey & Carmel, Yosemite National Park, and more.
Location: 312 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA
A block from the Union Square shopping and theater district, this simple hostel is a good alternative to a costly downtown hotel.
The hostel offers a clean and welcoming environment, and easil...
Location: Boats leave from Pier 31/33, San Francisco, CA
Heading out to the island is one of the more exhilarating ways in town to celebrate a sunny day. It's an excursion into history, and you get to ride there on a boat.
The island was discovere...
Location: Southern Marin County, between Mill Valley and the, Mill Valley, CA
In a lush canyon just 45 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge dwells what naturalist John Muir called "...the best tree-lovers monument that could possibly be found in the forests of the world."
Location: San Francisco, CA
This area was once owned by Italian fishermen. There are still over 50 fishing boats that work the San Francisco Bay. Get there early in the morning to see them unload their haul for the day. Nowadays...
Location: 2905 Hyde, San Francisco, CA
The Maritime Park has two locations and one mission: to interpret the Maritime History of the West Coast. The Maritime Museum, on Beach Street, does so in a traditional way, hosting indoor exhibits th...
Location: 1199 Ninth Avenue, San Francisco, CA
Kids may think that the central attractions at the San Francisco Botanical Garden are the ducks and other waterfowl on the pond. Parents are usually more impressed with the backdrop - 55 acres ...