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March 15, 2018

Explore the Asian Art Museum

Located in the center of San Francisco’s Civic Center District, the Asian Art Museum is an artistic experience you don’t want to miss. Focusing on Asian Art and Culture, the Asian Art Museum explores the diversity of the different cultures of Asia through a variety of exhibitions and events. The Asian Art Museum displays many kinds of artwork, ranging from Calligraphy to Contemporary pieces. The museum was first started in 1959 after a man by the name of Avery Brundage donated a m...

February 15, 2018

Alpha Inn and Suites – Explore Walt Disney Family Museum

The Walt Disney Family Museum is on 104, Montgomery Street at the Presidio in San Francisco. The Walt Disney Family Foundation owns and manages the museum celebrating the legacy of legendary artist & entrepreneur Walt Disney.

About The Walt Disney Family Museum

Animator, artist, producer and director, Walt Disney has been one of the most inspirational figures of the twentieth century. Not only was he one of the most popular Americans, he was, in fact,...

January 15, 2018

Could you Escape from Alcatraz Island?

Alcatraz Island has been pegged as inescapable. The island is not so inescapable if you make it out of the prison, albeit there is the serious possibility of suffering hypothermia if one attempts to swim in the cold waters of the San Francisco Bay. Could you escape from Alcatraz Island? Surely, you can, if you are on a tour and have a boat to bring you back to Fisherman’s Wharf or Pier 39! If you want to get yourself locked in one of the cells, as was shown in the now famous movie starr...

December 15, 2017

Alpha Inn & Suites – Explore Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco

San Francisco draws millions of tourists from all over the world because of its endless attractions, live entertainment, science and art museums, breathtaking beauty and more. During your stay in this vivacious city, be sure to check out the tourist hotspot: Fisherman’s Wharf.

Fisherman’s Wharf

The Wharf is fun for individuals and families alike. Explore the piers, including the famous Pier 39 and check out a local farmers market, an array of uniqu...

November 15, 2017

Best Pumpkin Patches in San Francisco

Halloween is a favorite holiday in San Francisco where kids and adults alike get to kick off The Fall with a festival of fun. One of the best parts of Halloween is looking for the perfect pumpkin to carve your ghoulish jack-o-lantern. If you are traveling to S.F. with children, you have to go to one of the local pumpkin patches.

Best Pumpkin Patches and Farms in San Francisco

When you feel the cool mornings and crisp nights it only means one thing – Fall...

October 15, 2017

Visit California Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences is a must-see museum in San Francisco. This incredible destination has so many exciting things to explore under a single roof. This historic museum includes a planetarium and aquarium as well. The building is a living space with incredible wildflowers and splashing penguins. Once inside, you will be able to view over 38,000 live animals that represent more than 900 species. The award-winning planetarium tells the story of galaxies using scientific data. If you a...

May 15, 2018

Visit the Coit Tower

The Coit Tower of San Francisco is a gorgeous historical landmark that can be seen from the streets of San Francisco; the design of the tower is a work of art, but it pales in comparison to the beauty of the artwork within it. The Coit Tower is the perfect place to visit if you’re interested in learning more about the artistic history of San Francisco, as well as how a young woman's obsession with fighting fire established this iconic tower.

About the Coit Tower

June 15, 2018

A Taste of Treasure Island

Treasure Island is a San Francisco attraction that is filled with history and many scenic landmarks. Many know that the island was named after the Robert Louis Stevenson novel, Treasure Island and that the island was a man-made area created as a landing space for Pan Am Clipper Flying Boats. But what many do not know is that Treasure Island offers a fantastic array of wineries and restaurants which explore the culture and history of Treasure Island.

About Treasure Island

July 15, 2018

Treat Yourself to Elegance in San Francisco

San Francisco, California, attracts millions of visitors each year and is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. This city is thriving with culture, unparalleled diversity, an abundance of gourmet dining, endless outdoor adventures, exciting live entertainment, world-class museums, stunning architecture, and breathtaking views. With majestic vistas, rolling hills and famous landmarks, San Francisco is home to dozens of attractions. Dur...

October 15, 2018

Visit the Cirque du Soleil

San Francisco is a renowned city in California that is best known for the sheer variety of attractions and cultures it embodies. There is something for everyone who vacations in this area, whether it be a unique art museum or a beautiful park to frequent. But part of what makes San Francisco so special is that there are events held in the city almost every day. From comedy shows to full-blown festivals, this city transforms with every passing today. We recommend att...