Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday
View of the Golden Gate Bridge from The Presidio

Taking the Kids — to Golden Gate Park for its big birthday

They called the area the Great Sand Wastes, but even those who believed in the project could never have imagined what Golden Gate Park would become

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Taking the Kids — and eating our way across San Francisco
Take a walking food tour — like those of Chinatown offered by Wok Wiz where you can visit a fortune cookie factory and a Chinese farmers market

Taking the Kids — and eating our way across San Francisco

San Francisco is a terrific city to encourage kids to experience new foods, starting with dim sum where they can point to what they want to try on the cart and commit to just a bite or two, starting at $6 for a portion

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Taking the Kids — to the transformation of a historic Army post to a 21st-century destination — San Francisco’s Presidio
View of the Golden Gate Bridge from The Presidio

Taking the Kids — to the transformation of a historic Army post to a 21st-century destination — San Francisco’s Presidio

Welcome to San Francisco’s Presidio — nearly 1,500 acres transformed from a bustling army post to a national park, the largest national park in an urban area, drawing 7.5 million visitors a year

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San Francisco – where a hotel is more than just a place to rest
Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco

San Francisco – where a hotel is more than just a place to rest

In the heart of San Francisco, Parc 55 San Francisco, a Hilton Hotel, has launched a campaign to promote local artists with the continuation of its Art at the Parc series with startup art

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Taking the kids to San Francisco to commemorate the “summer of love”
Guide Stan Flouride explains mural depicting Summer of Love in 1967

Taking the kids to San Francisco to commemorate the “summer of love”

Take the kids and grandkids to San Francisco where the city is marking the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with a year’s worth of special events, exhibits, concerts and more.

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Hotels in San Francisco: so much choice, convenience and history
View from Cityscape at the Hilton SF Union Square

Hotels in San Francisco: so much choice, convenience and history

This year, San Francisco is comemorating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, a yearlong celebration of the city’s counter culture with exhibits, performances and more. Here are some hotel picks.

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March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas
Barbara Dane, Vietnam Protest, 1964, to be featured in On the Road to the Summer of Love on view at the California Historical Society beginning May 12, 2017

March is spring break month – some last-minute ideas

Who says spring break is just for college kids? Certainly not the families impatiently waiting in line at Orlando theme parks, but at least it’s not as hot as in midsummer!

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San Francisco’s hidden gem — The Presidio
Batteries to Bluff Trail, Presidio

San Francisco’s hidden gem — The Presidio

We’re hiking the famous Batteries to Bluffs trail in San Francisco’s Presidio, a national park unlike any other, which takes us up and down steps along the western Pacific shoreline, past historic gun batteries, rewarding us with a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Wow!

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