See And Do
Located 1.5 miles offshore from San Francisco, reached by a ferry ride from Pier 33, Alcatraz is also referred to as The Rock. The small island served as a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison and finally, what it is most famous for, a Federal Prison until 1963.
William Randolph Hearst told architect Julia Morgan in 1927 that he wanted to build "a little something" on the California coast. Eighteen years later, Casa Grande (commonly called Hearst Castle) .
In the late 18th century, Spanish colonists at Carmel named this stretch of land El Pais Grande Del Sur, the Big Country of the South, and the coastline of California's Big Sur region has been attracting hyperbole ever since.
Some of the world's most beautiful mountain terrain is protected within the 1,170 square miles of Yosemite National Park.
Enjoy the sunshine in this Park with incredible views! Covering almost..read more
Just across the Golden Gate Bridge lies the charming town of Sausalito, here you can...read more
Take the ferry from Pier 30 to enchanting Angel Island, the largest Island...read more
Walk down Russian Hill's Lombard Street, know as the...read more
Grauman's Chinese Theatre opened with the 1927 debut of the original silent version of "King of Kings," produced by Cecil B. DeMille. Since then, the Chinese Theatre has been the site of more Hollywood movie premieres than any other theatre.
A one-hour scenic drive from San Diego will take you to the historic...read more