Oakwood Bair Island
Travel Blogs from Redwood City
... The redwood trees were so tall - taller than any of us had expected and the steam train ride was great. There were some of those old fashioned railroad bridges which look like they're on stilts which were pretty scary to go on as the train was obviously pretty heavy so you couldn't help but think that it had to break! We got up the mountain safely though and we stopped at the top. We decided to change seats to the back of the train and ...
... nice the same. Did I mention I got sunburnt today. I was so excited that I got my contacts in that I forgot to put sun cream on, but I have learnt my listen must put on sun cream or my nose will not be happy with me at all. The plan for tomorrow is to see the Full House house and walk up and down Lombard street the windy street here. Might even hire a bike and ride alone the river front as ...
... we spent a couple of quality hours chatting and making friends. Di and Tony were out here for the cars like Russ.
Finally the time comes to leave and we make our way back to the hotel to wait for Russ and Chris to come back so we can start the drive to San Francisco. While we are waiting, Mrs Fawlty walks out the door at the reception and walks towards the car, I start to worry she will see me and confront us as to why we ...
... SF Giants, the last in a 3 day series. The Giants were sadly easily beaten, but it was good fun. Amazing stadium, right on the edge of the bay: home run balls can get wet - not that we saw any. Quick breakfast the next day in the room, then off on the ferry to Alcatraz. Looking spooky and deeply unwelcoming with the SF sea fog hanging above it. We headed up to the main cell blocks where, as if shuffling along for admission as new inmates, ...
... family in two minutes, and headed out planning to face ghastly traffic. Much to our pleasant surprise, traffic was moving well, and we made it to their house by 7:00.
Their house was a wonderland for the kids… they literally went nuts. Any initial-meeting shyness evaporated in an instant when they saw the magic that was the Higham’s basement. There was a climbing wall, a zipline, swing rings, and another climbing wall that goes through ...
Other places to stay in Redwood City
223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City | 4 star hotelfrom $140
- An Excellent Choice
- Good Hotel
- Great hotel with a French feel
1000 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City | 3 star hotelfrom $143
2610 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $96
1836 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $116
2650 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $95
1818 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 1 star hotelfrom $133
1090 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $108
316 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 3 star hotelfrom $160
25 Fifth Avenue, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $118
868 Main St., Redwood City | Hotelfrom $52
526 El Camino Real, Redwood City | 2 star hotelfrom $81