Lives in Colorado
Since Dec 2005
35-49 year old female
Love to explore off the beaten path. Normally a budget traveler with my two pre-teen kids. Follow me: www.instagram/exploringjen
Historic Sites, Islands, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Piers & Boardwalks
Neighbourhoods, Piers & Boardwalks
Shopping Malls, Points of Interest & Landmarks,
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Historic Walking Areas, Neighbourhoods, Mountains, Lookouts
Forests, National Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Historic Sites, Lighthouses, Military Bases & Facilities
Gift & Speciality Shops
Children's Museums, Science Museums
"The Rock" can be seen from many locations in San Francisco. It is home to the abandoned prison (which offers an amazing tour), the oldest operating lighthouse on the West Coast, and several bird colonies.
Pier 39 is a great place to grab a bite to eat, find some uniquely San Francisco souvenirs and watch the huge California Sea Lions.
This restaurant offer great food with a view. The laid-back tropical beach theme offers a relaxing retreat from all the walking San Fran can bring.
Take a stroll through this iconic part of San Francisco checking out the markets and multiple restaurants serving up fresh fish.
Take a ride on the world's last manually operated cable car system.
Ghiradelli Square is a landmark that began as the factory for Ghiradelli Chocolate. Now, it is home to some stores and restaurants, including a couple Ghiradelli Chocolate retail stores.
Crooked, curvy, steep Lombard St is a sight to see!
Twin peaks sits south of San Francisco and offers amazing views of the entire city. Head here on a clear day to enjoy the sunset over The Bay Area.
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most photographed bridges in the world. It can be seen from most of San Francisco and stands nearly 2 miles long.
Head north of San Francisco to the sleepy town of Sausalito where you will find cute houseboats and quaint little shops.
Muir Woods is an enchanted forest filled with towering trees. It can offer a peaceful, relaxing moment with nature.
After exploring Muir Woods, continue west to the coast where you will find Muir Beach Overlook. This offers a beautiful view of the California coastline.
Fort Point is a gem hidden under the Golden Gate Bridge. This old Civil War Fort has an interesting history and offers an amazing and unique view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
A peaceful retreat in the middle of a busy city, the Japanese Tea Garden offers a unique perspective.
Chinatown is a hustling vibrant portion of the city filled with shops, markets and restaurants to delight your senses.
Here, you can see fortune cookies being made by hand and enjoy a sample fresh off the production line.
The Exploratorium is a delight for kids and adults alike. There are many science lessons to be learned here through hands-on activities. Where else can you let your child (safely) drink from a toilet!