Jul 31

Painted Ladies of San Francisco are a row of vibrant Victorian houses located at 710–720 Steiner Street in San Francisco. This particular row of colorful houses was built between 1892 and 1896.

These Victorian-style houses are one of the countless numbers built in San Francisco during its growing at the end of the 19th century. Many of these old houses were lost during the 1906 San Francisco Earth quake, a large number of the mass-produced, moderate houses live through in the European and southeast communities of the city.

Around 48,000 houses in the Victorian and Edwardian styles were built in San Francisco, and many were painted in bright colors to accentuate their architectural details. Red, yellow, chocolate, orange, and other bright and loud colors were in fashion.

If you love the beauty of San Francisco then you’ll want to stay at the Howard Johnson hotel near San Francisco International Airport. Book directly at http://www.hojosanbruno.com/

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Jul 17

The Randall Museum is a museum in San Francisco which opened in 1951 and  completely focuses on the arts, crafts, sciences, and natural history. It spread out over a 16-acre hill area, offers children and adults a place to explore, investigate and create from the natural world at a spectacular site overlooking San Francisco.

The Randall Museum features a live animal exhibit displaying native California animals, vibrant interactive exhibits and tree houses. The museums houses changing science, art, and interactive exhibits where as everlasting areas includes a live animal exhibit, woodshop, art and ceramics studios, lapidary workshop, a 188-seat theater, a greenhouse, and beautiful gardens. This museum supports arts and science as it features exhibits on the natural environment in the Bay Area, hosts events, and features classes, camps, theater and musical performances, a movie club for teens, and birthday parties for kids. Donations are allowed as it is owned and operated by the City’s Recreation and Parks Department.

Hours: Tue – Sat: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission: Free

Randall Museum is truly a hidden gem in the center of San Francisco. Stay at the Howard Johnson hotel, located next to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and get rooms at very affordable rates.

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Jul 10

San Francisco Railway Museum is a local railway museum located in the South of San Francisco and serves as an information and interpretation center for a full-sized exact replica of the motorman’s platform of a 1911 historic street cars. It features exhibits and displays on the old-fashioned streetcars and national landmark cable cars that continue to run along the city’s major arteries since present. Also offers static displays, model railcars, and lots of paraphernalia. The museum is designed to complement the historic rail vehicles of the F-line and cable car lines.

Hours: Mon: 9am – 5pm, Tue- Sun: 10am – 6pm
Admission: Free

The San Francisco Railway Museum dedicates itself to the history of San Francisco rail transportation showing combine history, artifact and art of various vehicles. Gift shop is available and a great place to stop for souvenirs with iconic images as well as a selection of cards and gifts bearing railway graphics and themes.

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Jul 03

Orange Memorial Park is a beautiful park in South San Francisco designed by Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects. It is a new recreational venue for locals as well as any tourists visiting San Francisco. In addition to a brand new recreation building it includes a soccer field, a playground, a picnic area, basketball courts, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, ball fields and other outdoor amenities.

Orange Memorial Park covers 21 acres and a Pavilion sits at the center of park. Also features a community building, a swimming pool and a sculpture garden pushes up the focal point of the park available for cultural, recreational, celebratory, and educational activities. There were 15 tennis courts available for the public. Outdoor grills and plenty of benches make this a great destination for picnics and general relax.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Admission: FREE

Orange Memorial Park is a great place to go if you want to be out and about during a nice sunny day, Stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel near San Francisco, and get rooms at very affordable rates. For more details visit: http://www.hojosanbruno.com/

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Jun 26

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium is a versatile and indoor auditorium located in San Francisco which was built in 1915. Formerly known as San Francisco’s Civic Auditorium as it was built as a part of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition and considered to be an important landmark in San Francisco.

The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium has three main seating areas, the Floor, Loge, and Balcony Levels which are mostly available on a first-come, first-served basis. Spread over a large area, it has the ability to hold up to 7,000 people. Most favorable venue for sports events, corporate meeting, tradeshows and all live concerts. Enjoying audiences ever since with some of the most amazing musical creations in the world and resembles as a royal palace which makes an exciting experience who come to visit. A great variety of selection of food and beverages are available and moreover it is a place for a variety of well-known acts and performers. This is a great destination for day-long excursions for all ages especially for children.

Stay at the Howard Johnson Hotel near San Francisco when you visit Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.  For more details visit: http://www.hojosanbruno.com/

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