Travel Inn San Francisco Blogs

March 15, 2018

Visit Golden Gate Park

The Golden Gate Park of San Francisco consists of a beautiful 1,017 acres, filled with a variety of attractions and gardens. The Golden Gate Park began as nothing but a vast sand dune until a man by the name of William Hammond Hill made commision to construct the park in 1870. Many doubted that creating a park within San Francisco would be impossible due to the sandy terrain, but by 1874 over 155,000 trees were planted within the park. Over the following years, many buildings and gardens were...

February 15, 2018

Visit the de Young Museum

The de Young Museum in San Francisco is an integral part of the Fine Arts Museums of the city located at Golden Gate Park. It is just as popular and celebrated as the Legion of Honor. The museum is named in honor of M.H. de Young, one of the earliest newspaper pioneers in the city. The museum dates back to 1895, but the original facility, that was a part of the site where the 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition was hosted was partly destroyed in the 1906 earthquake. The facilit...

January 15, 2018

Explore the Ruins of the Sutro Baths

Once upon a time, that’s 1890 to be precise, the Sutro Baths was home to the world’s largest indoor swimming infrastructure. Today, it lies in ruins but it still is at one of the most mesmerizing places in the city of San Francisco. The history of the site dates back to the time of Adolph Sutro, the former mayor and a wealthy resident of San Francisco. He owned a majority of the land in western San Francisco where among other developments he chose to construct a massive structure ...

November 15, 2017

Fort Mason Center

San Francisco, being a maritime city, has a storied history of being a military town. An important outpost on the Pacific, San Francisco became an important disembarkation point during the World Wars. One relic of The City’s military past is Fort Mason.

Fort Mason Centre

Fort Mason is a 13-acre complex of renovated military buildings on the north coast of San Francisco located at Marina Boulevard. Formerly the San Francisco Port of Embarkation, located i...

October 15, 2017

Explore the Marina District of San Francisco

The Marina District is located at San Francisco’s northern shore. This scenic and vibrant neighborhood is best known for its bars and restaurants but is also home to the Palace of Fine Arts, Crissy Field, Fort Mason Center and the Marina Green. The Marina, as it is often dubbed, is the place to go for a night out on the town when in San Francisco.

Marina District History

The Marina District has an interesting history—it actually wasn’t after ...

May 15, 2018

Tour the Murals of the Mission

The Murals of the Mission District in San Francisco stand to preserve the artistic culture of graffiti and the influence it has on humankind. The Mission District is renowned for the wide array of murals that paint the city in a fantastic array of images. There are hundreds of murals on all sorts of buildings in this district, most of which were created to protest injustice. This freeform style of art allows artists to “speak” freely about social and political issues, while bringi...

June 15, 2018

The Sweet Side of San Francisco

Everyone has a sweet tooth. Candy was the very vice of childhood, and through adulthood educated us all on the importance of a balanced diet and respecting the food pyramid, everyone deserves the occasional indulgence in these sweets. What better reason to embrace that sweet tooth than exploring the sweet side of San Francisco? This exciting city is full of many renowned bakeries, ice cream shops, and candy stores which are bound to leave a long-lasting, and regret-...

October 15, 2018

Attend the 2018 Recombinant Festival

San Francisco is a city of great historical value and general celebration. It goes without saying that there is much to see in this section of California, as there is always some crevice to explore or some sort of event in the works. This is to say that, in this busy city, there is always something to attend for those vacationing in the area. The trick is unearthing which events are of the best interest to those traveling. For those who share an interest in explorin...