Category Archives: Kids

USS San Francisco Memorial

This spot is the USS San Francisco Memorial, and completely overlooked by most tourists. There’s a lot more to discover in the surrounding area and well worth a visit. See the Golden Gate Bridge on the right. The views are … Continue reading

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BEST Pizza in San Francisco

Thanks (AGAIN) to SFist, my favorite newsletter, here’s an article they just released. Here’s the first part, but for the list of pizza hot spots, go to the link at the end of the article. Now I’m hungry! A Forbes … Continue reading

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Angel Island Canon SHOT (It’s LOUD)

Meet Terry, one of the interpreters for the State of California. Here, she is doing a live demo of a real canon which is REALLY LOUD. You’ll notice the camera movement, due to me being startled by the noise. She … Continue reading

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Bike to Angel Island (part 2)

More photos of Angel Island … you can get maps of the island usually as you get off the ferry boat. There’s also a snack bar, but don’t count on much in the way of great food. Remember, it’s a … Continue reading

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Bike to Angel Island (part 1)

Rent a bike at Bike and Roll, pack a minimal lunch … a bottle of wine, some cheese and bread, check out the ferry schedule at San Francisco Ferry Boats aka Blue & Gold Fleet and off you go for … Continue reading

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TV Was Invented Here. Kind Of …

Philo Farnsworth had a lot to do with the invention of television, but didn’t do it on his own. His workshop was located here in San Francisco and is often an overlooked spot because there’s not much to see there. … Continue reading

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Rocket Ship Art on the Waterfront

This is an updated post with new, improved photos! Yea! The sun came out … FINALLY! For details about the piece, keep reading below … Original post: I rushed by this new art installation this morning and didn’t have time … Continue reading

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