Dec 24

Muir Woods National Monument is located in California’s Marin County just across Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco and occupies one of the Mount Tamalpais valleys. It is well-known for its forests filled with coastal redwood trees which are 1000-years old giant trees, some of the biggest trees in the world. Hillside loop trail offers a great way to visit Muir Woods along a scenic route.

The Main Trail about 2 miles is easy and one of the most popular trails in Muir Woods which follows a stream with mid-sized redwoods on either side. Its main aim is protecting precious and awe inspiring Redwood forest for future generations. This is the best tree-lover’s monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world.

If you are a nature lover and want a short trail trip, you must check out Muir Woods National Monument. Stay at the Adante Hotel in San Francisco after your long day in the woods, and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit:

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Dec 17

Sausalito, located transversely across San Francisco Bay, has some of the best and beautiful views. It is a small town and best known for its spectacular waterfront views and just over the Golden Gate Bridge. It is distinguished by its fishing port and for its typical floating houses. It is also an interesting place to take pictures of San Francisco or the island of Alcatraz.

For some of the best views in the Bay Area, as well as a great way to enjoy an authentic San Francisco experience, take a ferry to or from Sausalito on the other side of San Francisco Bay. Art galleries, museums and memento shops along Bridge way is most-visited attraction as well as floating houses are one of its least-known and most fascinating points of interest.

Stay at Adante Hotel in San Francisco, and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit:

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Dec 10

Another San Francisco classic is Ghirardelli Square, a must see for the first time tourist. A group of renovated factory buildings filled with shops, restaurants and galleries. Great area for chocolate, ice creams, and in and around people watching.

Ghirardelli Square features over 40 specialty shops and restaurants.  This is an iconic landmark and provides great photo opportunities and its fun to explore the stores and restaurants in the square. The square itself is just an urban square, with some fountains and plants. If visiting San Francisco, it is imperative that you don’t miss out on buying some Ghirardelli chocolates.

Hours: Open daily
Best Time to Visit: Any time

Sights near Ghirardelli Square are Cable Car Turnaround, Street vendors, Buena Vista Cafe, Aquatic Park and many more.

Stay at the Adante Hotel, San Francisco, and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit:

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Dec 03

The Presidio San Francisco has a rich history spanning back to the time of the native Ohlone people. Since 1994, it has been a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. World and local events, from military campaigns to World Fairs and earthquakes, left their mark and is also a home to wild plant and animal species, hiking trails, and waterfront habitat.

Presidio San Francisco is a national treasure and a local jewel which invites visitors to glimpse rare birds, native blossoms and to experience history. Moreover it hosts regular and alternative exhibits, walking tours, a special history tour aboard the PresidiGo shuttle, classes, and nature activities. Nearly all of these events are free for San Francisco residents and visitors.

It is just a few blocks away from the Adante Hotel at Union Square in San Francisco. Book directly on the Hotel’s Website for the lowest possible rates:

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